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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Graduate student running back Xavier Williams (2) runs the ball during the MAC Championship against Northern Illinois University in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 04, 2021. Kent State lost to NIU 41-23.

Football loses rematch to Northern Illinois in MAC Championship Game

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 4, 2021

Kent State football coach Sean Lewis repeated the same mantra all-season long.“We need to run the ball well, and we need to stop the run. We do that, we win.” Lewis credits that style of play to what...

Quarterback Dustin Crum dives forward to end a first down run during Kent States 52-47 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night. 

Football takes down undefeated Northern Illinois, takes sole possession of first place in East

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 4, 2021

The Kent State football team’s matchup against Northern Illinois University had a lot of hype going into the game. Not only was it a potential Mid-American Conference Championship Game preview, but...

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Brandon Coleman celebrates during Kent State Universitys 34-27 win over Ohio University on Oct. 23 in Athens, Ohio. 

Football gets close win to stay in first place

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 23, 2021

Seven plays, 75 yards and 92 seconds. That’s all it took for the Kent State football team to score a touchdown to begin the second half with a three-score lead over Ohio University. The Bobcats had...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

Wide receiver Dante Cephas (14) chases down the ball after quarterback Dustin Crum (7) throws it during the football game on Oct. 9, 2021. Kent State played University of Buffalo and beat them 48-38.

Kent State holds off Buffalo comeback with career day by Crum and Cephas

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 10, 2021

On the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Dustin Crum connected on a deep ball to fifth-year wide receiver Keshunn Abram for a 54-yard gain. That play would set the tone for the Kent State football...

Sophomore Marquez Cooper, number 1, rushes through the Bowling Green State Universitys defensive during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. Kent State won 27-20.

Crum leads game-winning drive in MAC opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 3, 2021

The Kent State football team had the ball with under 10 minutes and were looking to drive down field to break the 20-20 tie against Bowling Green State University. An illegal below-the-waist block made...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

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...

Dustin Crum (7) lets a a pass go against Buffalo. Crum would throw for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Nov. 28, 2020.

2021 Kent State football preview: the bright future ahead

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 2, 2021

The Kent State football team was riding high, winning its first three games and looking to compete in the Mid-American Conference Championship. A blowout loss to Buffalo and two cancellations due to COVID-19...

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