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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

Margaret McKinley delivered her director of athletics candidate presentation Thursday, April 1. 

Margaret McKinley delivers candidate presentation for Kent State Director of Athletics

Emma Andrus Reporter April 1, 2021

Margaret McKinley was announced as one of three final candidates for the position of Kent State Director of Athletics Wednesday and delivered her virtual candidate presentation Thursday morning. A native...

Dawood Alohaly is on the powerlifting team at KSU.

Day in the life of a student athlete during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 11, 2021

Dawood Alohaly enjoyed training with his powerlifting team for Kent State until COVID-19 forced his team members to condition on their own.The pandemic has forced student athletes to take further precautions...

Three Kent State athletes take MAC track and field titles

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State track and field athletes won three championships at this week’s Mid-American Conference indoor meet.The men’s team finished third out of four teams while the women’s team finished sixth...

Track and field ready to compete for MAC Indoor Championship

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

The Kent State track team will compete this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Indoor Championships at Central Michigan University. It is the Flashes’ first overnight trip of the...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

Lawson, Mally help Flashes secure third place at MAC Tournament

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 1, 2020

The men’s track and field Mid-American Conference Tournament looked almost identical to the 2019 championship.This year, redshirt junior TJ Lawson came into the MAC Tournament as the top-ranked athlete...

Women’s track and field team dominates in field events at Tune-Up

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 22, 2020

The women’s track and field team competed in the Kent State Tune-Up this weekend. The team had many top finishes in multiple events, but dominated in the field events.The Flashes took first place in...

Kent State track and field teams take multiple first-place finishes at the Akron Invitational

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 8, 2020

This weekend the women’s and men’s track and field teams competed at the University of Akron Invitational. Both teams did well at the competition with multiple first place and top 10 finishes.The Flashes...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Four Flashes advance to 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Breanna Horn May 27, 2018

Four athletes claimed a spot in the top-15 finishers as the Kent State track and field teams sent 16 student-athletes to the 2018 NCAA East Preliminary in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday looking for a spot...

Men’s basketball inconsistency, big games from women’s basketball’s Korinek highlight December, January

Cameron Hoover January 14, 2018

National SportsTagovailoa leads Alabama to national championshipAfter a first half that saw Alabama starting quarterback Jalen Hurts complete three of his eight passes for just 21 yards and Georgia building...

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