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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Gymnastics: DeCavitch, Franz, Guns compete in Norman Regionals

Michael Neenan, Reporter April 6, 2023

Three gymnasts of the Kent State gymnastics team traveled to Oklahoma to compete in the Norman Regionals of the 2023 Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships on Thursday. Senior Rachel...

Kent State gymnast Rachel Decavitch winning in the all-category with a score of 39.425 on Feb. 19, 2023

Gymnastics: DeCavitch, Franz, Guns selected to represent team in regionals

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 25, 2023

Three gymnasts of the Kent State gymnastics team were selected to represent the Flashes in the Norman Regional in Oklahoma as part of the 2023 Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships. KSU...

Kent State senior Rachel DeCavitch leaps into a vault during the Gymnastics MAC Tournament March 18, 2023. The Kent team finished the tournament in third place.

‘They battled all day’: Gymnastics takes third in conference championships

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 19, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team finished in third place in the Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday – which marks the first time the team has not won a conference championship hosted at home.   The...

Gymnastics senior day says goodbye to five gymnasts

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 17, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team held its annual senior day for the graduating gymnasts on Sunday’s meet against Central Michigan.  Seniors Olivia Amodei, Rachel DeCavitch, Karlie Franz, and Taylor...

Grace Wehry, a sophmore in biotechnology, preforming her balance beam routine during the Kent vs. Michigan meet March 12.

Gymnastics loses to Central Michigan in last meet of regular season

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 12, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team lost to Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan at home during its final meet of the regular season by a score of 195.975-196.175. This afternoon’s meet was part...

Gymnastics scores season high to place third in Ohio State Tri-Meet

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 5, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team scored a season high 196.025, finishing third place at the Ohio State Tri-Meet against No. 16 Ohio State and No. 24 Illinois. The Buckeyes placed first in the meet with...

Rachel DeCavitch leads gymnastics in win over Eastern Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter February 26, 2023

Senior Rachel DeCavitch of the Kent State gymnastics team set a career high of 9.900 on the beam in a win over Eastern Michigan. “I feel like beam is one of my events that I struggle with,” DeCavitch...

Kyndall Gilbert celebrates with the team as she receives a bar score that ties her with a Cardinals vaulter on Feb. 19, 2023.

Alyssa Guns scores a 9.900 or over in two events

Michael Neenan, Reporter February 20, 2023

Sophomore Alyssa Guns scored at least a 9.900 or over in two events in a loss to Mid-American Conference rival Ball State. The Flashes fell to the Cardinals 195.725 to 196.125. The team moved to...

Gymnastics posts season-high, placing second at Northern Illinois Tri-Meet

Michael Neenan, Reporter February 5, 2023

The Kent State Gymnastics team scored a season-high 49.425 on the floor, finishing second in the Northern Illinois Tri-Meet. The Flashes scored a total of 195.025 to beat Simpson College. Simspon scored...

The Kent State gymnastics team rings the bell after pulling ahead of West Michigan University during the Beauty and the Beast meet on Jan. 29.

Gymnastics wins home opener against Western Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter January 30, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team’s 195.925 was third highest score total in a home opener in program history in a win over Western Michigan.  Kent State won its first home meet of the year at the Beauty...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Going for no. 13: Gymnastics sets bar high to start season

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2023

In 1981, the first Mid-American Conference gymnastics championship began in Kent State’s M.A.C. Center. Since then, the Flashes have hosted the conference finals in four more seasons – and they...

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...

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