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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

Lacrosse team wins second in a row in overtime thriller

Jacob Shondel Reporter February 28, 2022

Two minutes into its second overtime, Kent State’s lacrosse team had the ball behind the Wofford goal, looking for a player with an angle to the net. Sophomore attacker Jackie Wolford passed the ball...

Kent States Jenna Hellstrom gets tangled up with Toledos Gabby Epelman while chasing after the ball during a game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The Flashes won 3-0.

The Hellstrom era: Canadian sisters leave their mark on KSU soccer

Cole Oswald Reporter February 14, 2022

While Jenna Hellstrom was busy becoming one of the greatest players in Kent State soccer history from 2013 to 2016, her younger sister Karly was attempting to create her own path without following in her...

Katie Shumate (14), junior guard on Kents womens basketball team, scored 21 points against Central Michigan University. Feb. 2, 2022.

Women’s basketball remains undefeated in February after strong defensive performance

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor February 12, 2022

After the Kent State women’s basketball team lost to Northern Illinois on Jan. 26 to fall to 2-6 in conference play, coach Todd Starkey said that February would be “our month. We’re going to be really...

Antonio Williams (4) goes up for a layup against Toledos Luke Maranka (12) on Jan. 28 at the M.A.C.C.

“Mamba mentality: We stand together and we stay mentally strong”: Five takeaways from Kent State’s 21-point comeback win at Toledo

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 28, 2020

Kent State reverted to bad habits over the first 12 minutes of the game. The Flashes settled for pull-up jump shots instead of penetrating for easier looks.They allowed Toledo to score inside with little...

Coach Zack Nowack talks with the Kent State D3 Ice Hockey team at the Kent State Ice Arena. Sept. 19, 2019. 

Kent State Division III Hockey team prepares for inaugural season

For years, Kent State club hockey coach Jim Underwood knew that many hockey players didn’t get a chance to compete in college.Kent State has a Division I team, the highest level of club hockey. When...

Flashes struggle in third round, squander hot start.

After shooting low scores early, the Kent men’s golf team stumbled in the third round, finishing in eighth place.The team shot an 11-under-par 829 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Former Kent State pitcher Eli Kraus delivers a pitch against Buffalo at Schoonover Stadium on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Kent State won 9-1.

Pitching Coach Mike Birkbeck helps players at baseball and life

John Conley September 8, 2019

Legendary Kent State pitching coach Mike Birkbeck, former player Eli Kraus said, has a style “you won’t understand until you’re on a team that Birkbeck coaches.”“When you come to Kent, you’re...

Judge dismisses university from Title IX lawsuit involving former softball player’s alleged rape

Laina Yost and McKenna Corson November 5, 2018

Kent State was dismissed Tuesday from a Title IX lawsuit filed in Feb. 2016 by former softball player Lauren Kesterson.U.S. District Judge Sara Lioi said in her ruling “there is absolutely no evidence...

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Get right within, you will win

Cast: Assata Imani Cheers (Host) Ile-Ife Okantah (Guest, Co-Editor in Chief of Uhuru magazine) March 13, 2018

Pilot Synopsis: “Get right within, you will win” emphasizes the fact that one cannot thoroughly become an asset to anyone or anything, let alone fully experience success if they are not balanced and...

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