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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.

Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage to score in either of their two games against the Bulls,...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson slides to third base.

Baseball loses third straight game in non-conference game against Ohio State

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 6, 2022

Kent State’s baseball team fell in a close game to a struggling Ohio State in a midweek showdown. KSU falls to 17-23 on the year and are 12-14 in the Mid-American Conference. Kent State is currently...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.

Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were evenly matched,” coach Eric Oakley said. “It was just two...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson swings for the ball.

Baseball splits series with Akron despite dominating the first two games

Jacob Hansen, Reporter May 3, 2022

Kent State's baseball team outscored rival Akron 29-4 in the first two games of the series. But KSU blew its lead after an aggressive comeback to drop game three and lost the final game to only manage...

Kent State junior Payton Pennington batts during the game on April 24, 2022.

Baseball splits weekend series with Miami after awaking from offensive slump

Jacob Hansen, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State baseball team struggled to produce runs in its first two games against Miami, but a surge of offense in the last two led KSU to a series split. The Flashes are now 15-20 overall and 10-12...

Kent State senior Brooklyn Whitt goes for a bunt.

Softball scores most runs in two seasons against Toledo, wins series 2-1

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State softball team defeated Toledo by nine points in Saturday’s second game, its second offensive explosion of the day after scoring seven points in game one. But in the final game of the...

Kent State Junior Justin Miknis bats during the game against PITT on April 12, 2022.

Baseball drops three straight after opening Toledo series with a win against Toledo

Jacob Hansen, Reporter April 18, 2022

The Kent State men's baseball team won the first game of the weekend, but lost the last three after several comebacks from Toledo in the later innings. The Flashes are now 13-18 on the year and 8-10...

Senior members of the Kent State lacrosse team pose with their framed jerseys.

Lacrosse team plays well on Senior Day but falls to Central Michigan 14-10

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 18, 2022

Back on March 10, the Kent State women's lacrosse team fell behind Central Michigan 9-1 in the first quarter before losing 20-6. On Saturday, the Flashes played far better, leading 3-1 after the first...

Participants of the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event pass the M.A.C. Center Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Athletic facilities named to honor important supporters of Kent State sports 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 14, 2022

Six athletic facilities have been named to honor impactful supporters of Kent State’s sports programs. The Golden Flashes Club, annual donors to Kent State athletics, announced the news in a press...

Sophomore midfielder Madison Rapier (10) shoots the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 10, 2020. Kent State University lost to Saint Francis Unveristy 13-18.

Rocky start dooms lacrosse team as it loses its fourth straight game

Jacob Shondel , Reporter March 13, 2022

Just as it had against Central Michigan Thursday, Kent State women’s lacrosse fell far behind early against Marquette on Saturday and lost its fourth straight game 20-5. It was the Flashes’ largest...

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...

Senior attacker Kelli Bailey and junior midfielder Lexi Piekarski talk during the Kent State lacrosse teams loss against Robert Morris on Wednesday, March 2 in Kent, Ohio. 

In its closest game ever against Robert Morris, lacrosse team falls to reigning MAC champion 11-8

Jacob Shondel Reporter March 2, 2022

In the four-year history of Kent State lacrosse, the Flashes have never beaten defending Mid-American Conference champion Robert Morris. Before Wednesday, they had lost four previous games by an average...

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