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Tyler Kieslich is a sports reporter for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Grieving with a hashtag

Tyler Kieslich August 24, 2014

Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has become part of the everyday human experience for hundreds of millions of users. When something important happens, most people find out about it through Twitter. And...

Track teams open outdoor season in Louisville

Tyler Kieslich March 31, 2014

Following a strong indoor season in which the women took first and the men took second in the MAC Championships, the Kent State track team began its outdoor season last weekend at the Lenny Lyles Clark...

Video: The price of the player

Brian Smith March 18, 2014

Tyler Kieslich, the sports editor for The Daily Kent Stater, interviews Golden Flashes Running Back Trayion Durham about a concussion he had during practice last fall. Durham also talks about what the...

Kent State golf teams persevere through cold Carolina weather

Tyler Kieslich March 4, 2014

Kent State’s golf teams endured cold and windy conditions en route to strong finishes in their respective tournaments Tuesday.The Flashes’ men’s team, ranked No. 22 in the nation by Golfweek and...

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Opinion: Make the Olympics available to everyone

Tyler Kieslich February 11, 2014

The Olympics are one of the few events that can be accurately described as a shared cultural experience. It’s one of the rare instances in sports in which nationalism overrides regional ties, and in...

Mens basketball

Men’s basketball looks to avoid stumbles as MAC play starts

Tyler Kieslich January 12, 2014

It was a rollicking start to the season for the Kent State Flashes, who won eight of their first ten games and only failed to top 70 points twice.But the law of averages is in basketball more like dogma;...

Kent State Gymnastics has a strong showing in Missouri

Tyler Kieslich January 12, 2014

In the first meet of the season, the Kent State gymnastics team won for the fifth consecutive time against Southeast Missouri State at the Houck Field House in Cape Grardeau, Missouri.The Flashes defeated...

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