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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

Wrestling finishes eighth in MAC tourney, sends three to nationals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State wrestling competed in the two-day Mid-American Conference Championships that took place on Friday and Saturday, finishing in eighth place overall. The University of Missouri, the favorite going...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

DeWine extends curfew, urges hospitals to speed up vaccine

John Seewer, AP January 1, 2021

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is calling on hospitals to speed up administering the COVID-19 vaccines, saying Wednesday that he's not satisfied with the pace so far.He wants hospitals to...

Linsey Marchese (33) works in the post against the University of British Columbia during Kent State’s 2019 trip to Canada. Aug. 11, 2019.

Starkey staying positive despite women’s basketball COVID-19 shutdown

Gina Butkovich Managing editor November 20, 2020

COVID-19 issues have shut down women’s basketball practice, but coach Todd Starkey said he still feels positive about his 2020-2021 team. “From what I understand, just about every team has had some...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball looks forward to returning to play

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s basketball team began official practices on Oct. 14 for the first time since its season was cut short following a victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Kent...

Defense and offensive lines getting set up before the start of a play at the fall scrimmage before the start of the season on Aug. 19 2019.

Kent State football prepares for a unique season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 6, 2020

Kent State football is set to play on Wednesday, Nov. 4 for the first time since the Flashes’ bowl game win last winter.All fall sports had been postponed to the spring, but a vote by the Mid-American...

Flashes sweep season series against Penn State

Zach Harley April 27, 2016

Kent State won in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday as the Flashes (31-10) completed the season sweep of the Penn State University Nittany Lions (24-18) with a 6-2 victory.It was surprising performance...

Freshman catcher Pete Schuler slides into home on Wednesday April 20, 2016. Kent beat Penn State 10-9.

Baseball pulls out win over Penn State

Zach Harley April 20, 2016

The bats were active in Wednesday’s home game against the Penn State Nittany Lions, as the Kent State Flashes engaged in an offensive showcase before managing to squeak out a 10-9 victory.A combined...

Field hockey unable to snap losing streak

Zac Sommer September 20, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team (1-6) recorded two more losses this weekend, losing to both Penn State and Michigan University.The Flashes lost Saturday’s game 2-1 to No. 18 ranked Penn State and lost...

Defender Susanne Felder collides with a Virginia Commonwealth University player at Murphy-Mellis Field on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The Flashes won in double over-time 4-3.

Field hockey hopes to snap losing streak after Michigan

Zac Sommer September 16, 2015

The Kent State field hockey team 1-4 hopes to snap their four-game losing streak as they head to Michigan to take on Penn State and Michigan University this weekend.“We played one of the better games...

Kent State junior Zarely Zalewski hits a ball foul, but scores two runs later during Kent States 12-6 win over Youngstown State at Schoonover Stadium on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. With this weeks wins, Kent improves its record to 14-11 as they head into a weekend of games on the road.

Baseball regains footing on offense, secures two wins

Jimmy Miller April 1, 2015

After a week when a stagnant offense plagued the Flashes, Kent State baseball regained some savvy at the plate—and earned a pair of wins in the process.Kent State (14-11, 3-3 Mid-American Conference)...

NCAA lifts Penn State’s postseason ban for Sandusky scandal, restores scholarships in 2015

Associated Press September 8, 2014

Penn State is back in the bowl business.The NCAA on Monday lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the...

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