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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Haxton leads KSU gymnasts at NCAA regionals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 6, 2022

Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin said he felt goosebumps after seeing sophomore Sarah Haxton’s 9.900 performance on the uneven bars at the NCAA regional. “I just felt so good for her because...

Members of the Kent State field hockey team huddle up during a match. 

Coming to America: KSU’s international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 6, 2022

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

Kent States Marquez Cooper pushes off against a Wisconsin defender during first half action at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Kent State lost the game 52-38. Photo by Bob Christy/Courtesy of Kent State University

Kent State loses Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 21, 2021

The Kent State football team has lived and died by its run defense this season.And for the second straight game, the Flashes died by it in the most crucial part of their season. Kent State was defeated...

Isaac Vance poses with the Humanitarian Award trophy on Friday, Dec. 17 in Boise, Idaho.

Vance awarded Humanitarian Award during annual Albertson’s Tackle Hunger event

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 19, 2021

Graduate student wide receiver Isaac Vance won the annual Humanitarian Award for his community service and leadership efforts during the Kent State football team’s trip to Boise, Idaho for the Famous...

Redshirt senior forward Justyn Hamilton (21) goes for a slam dunk during the mens basketball game against Point Park University on Nov. 30, 2021. Kent State beat Point Park 107-41.

Senderoff wins 200th game in commanding fashion

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 1, 2021

Kent State men’s basketball coach Rob Senderoff’s 200th win as a Flash was one of his most dominant. KSU routed Point Park University 107-41 Tuesday to give Senderoff the milestone. “We’re very...

Senior 184-pounder Colin McCracken wrestles Air Forces Jacob Thompson during the Appalachian State Invite in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Two Kent State wrestlers finish in top three at Appalachian State Invite

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Redshirt sophomore 174-pounder Michael Ferree defeated a former national qualifier on his way to a second-place finish at the Appalachian State Invite Sunday.Ferree defeated two Appalachian State wrestlers...

Newell highlights wrestling season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

At first glance the Kent State wrestling team’s performance in the Clarion Open would look like a rough start to the season. KSU wrestlers finished with a record of 26-45, and as a team they placed...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dante Cephas, number 14, runs with the football during the homecoming football game against Bowling Green State University on Oct. 2, 2021. The Golden Flashes beat Bowling Green 27-20.

Football looks to bounce back from first conference loss

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 22, 2021

Saturday’s matchup between the Kent State football team and Ohio University will feature two teams coming off of a different, but equally painful, type of loss. The Flashes were undefeated in conference...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

Dante Cephas makes a catch against Maryland in College Park on Saturday Sept. 25.

Kent State fails to capitalize in red zone, drops game to Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 25, 2021

For the third time in four games this season, the Kent State football team had no problem driving down the field into the opposing team’s territory. But once down there, the Flashes failed to capitalize...

Memebrs of the Kent State University football team celebrate a touchdown in the game agaisnt Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 11, 2021.

Football looking for upset against Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 23, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into its last non-conference game of the season against the University of Maryland with an unimpressive 1-2 record. But what is impressive is how the Flashes have played...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

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