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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Men’s basketball shoots for 12th straight win and MAC regular season title

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The last time the Kent State men’s basketball team faced the University at Buffalo it lost 64-51. The Flashes dropped to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference and were 9-9 overall. They were tied for fifth...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to Carrys record breaking performance in its win over Central Michigan in Kent, Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 22. 

Men’s basketball shoots for 12th straight win and MAC regular season title

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The last time the Kent State men’s basketball team faced the University at Buffalo it lost 64-51. The Flashes dropped to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference and were 9-9 overall. They were tied for fifth...

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James reacts to celebrities in the front row as he plays in the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

LeBron wins big for Kent State I Promise Scholars

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor February 21, 2022

LeBron James stepped back and sank a basket that not only won the 2022 NBA All-Star game for Team LeBron, but earned $450,000 for the Kent State I Promise Scholars Program. The game, held in Cleveland,...

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...

KentWired editors teamed up to share about how they spent their snow days.

KentWired editors find words for snow days

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief Kelly Krabill Managing Editor Savannah Monks Photo Editor Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor Reegan Saunders Assigning Editor Alexandra Golden Assigning Editor February 6, 2022

As Winter Storm Landon poured several inches of snow across Kent State's campus pushing the university to close for two days of in-person classes; faculty, staff and students spent the time mostly at home....

Joel Nielsen is the athletic director of Kent State University.

Athletic director Nielsen apologizes for Kent State stopping field hockey game

Gina Butkovich September 9, 2019

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association issued a statement condemning Kent State’s actions on Saturday, and Joel Nielsen released a statement of apology.  On Saturday, Kent State stopped a NCAA...

The University of Maines field hockey team released a statement on Twitter.

Kent State calls off field hockey game for football game

Gina Butkovich September 7, 2019

Updated on Sept. 9 to include official responses from the University of Maine Director of Athletics Ken Ralph, Temple University's Director of Athletics Dr. Patrick Kraft and the National Field Hockey...

Sophomore forward Luisa Knapp collides with Michigan State goalkeeper Jade Arundell during an unsuccessful penalty corner. The Golden Flashes lost 0-1 to Michigan State University Sunday. 

Field hockey beats Saint Francis, loses to Michigan State

Gina Butkovich September 2, 2019

Less than four minutes in the third period was all it took for Michigan State to capitalize on a penalty corner and for Kent State to lose their first game of the very young season. “I think we just...

Tyler Heintz, right, died after a morning workout with the Kent State football team June 13. Heat was likely a factor in the death, according to the Portage County coroner.

Report finds strength coach lacks proper certification, led June practice when student died

Henry Palattella August 9, 2017

The Kent State football strength coach, who oversaw the practice in which freshman lineman Tyler Heintz died, lacks proper certification, according to a report by CBS Sports.Ross Bowsher, who is in his...

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