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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

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.

4 top-scoring KSU gymnasts qualify for NCAA regionals as individuals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 28, 2022

Four Kent State gymnasts are headed to the NCAA regionals as individuals. As a team, Kent State didn’t qualify for the regionals. The Flashes ranked 41st in the country, and only the top 36 teams...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Falls on key events knock KSU gymnasts to 5th in MAC championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 21, 2022

For three consecutive meets the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest scores of the season, even scoring its third-highest total in program history. But at the Mid-American Conference championships...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Top-ranked gymnasts seek first MAC tournament title in 7 years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

If her team can do what it's capable of in the Mid-American Conference championships Saturday, Kent State gymnast Sarah Haxton believes her team can win it all. “We have a lot of potential,” Haxton,...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team celebrate after beating Western Michigan to claim a share of the MAC regular season championship.

Gymnasts earn regular season title after third-highest score in program history

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 14, 2022

At the end of Sunday’s gymnastics meet in Kalamazoo, the scoreboard read: Kent State 196.850, Western Michigan 196.725. And the faces of the Kent State gymnastics team read jubilation. The Flashes...

Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Gymnastics continues to set new season-bests entering last regular season meet

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

With one competition left until Mid-American Conference championships, the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest beam score of the season just two days after setting its now previous season high.  “I’m...

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.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck, Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150. Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

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.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150.Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

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.

Gymnastics continues to set season-high scores despite first consecutive losses of the season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 12, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team reached season bests in three events Friday and for the second consecutive meet topped its highest score of the year.Despite the big numbers, the Flashes fell short of a...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Gymnastics hosts Blue and Gold meet before regular season begins after break

Isabella Schreck Reporter December 12, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team showcased its routines to the public for the first time this season in its Blue and Gold exhibition meet Sunday in the M.A.C. Center.Now, the Flashes will take a 15-day break...

Steam outage to shut off hot water on campus Sept. 17

Naudia Harris Reporter September 17, 2021

Students were notified about an emergency steam shutdown taking place on campus, to fix up a minor leak on Sept. 17. It is advised that they plan to clean up the day before to avoid any disturbance in...

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