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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Winless in Charlotte: softball drops five in Queen City Classic

Josh Aponte , Reporter March 2, 2023

The Kent State softball team went 0-5 in the Queen City Classic last week in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Flashes relied on the offense, bringing in a total of 14 runs over the five game stretch....

Track and field sets program records over the weekend

Matthew Franos , Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State’s track and field team set multiple school records and personal-bests during the weekend events. The Flashes had 36 athletes competing in the Penn State National Open. The team also sent...

The Kent State field hockey team lines up in anticipation of a penalty corner.

Cecile van Eijck keeps making saves: Tough field hockey weekend shows defensive strengths

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 16, 2022

In her first starting season as goalkeeper, Cecile van Eijck saved 10 shots against the fourth-ranked field hockey team in the country Sunday. The sophomore even defended against two All-American players. “I’m...

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...

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