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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

Lacrosse ends season with a home win over Detroit Mercy

The Kent State lacrosse team headed into the final game of the 2021 season looking to end the year with a win. The Flashes found exactly that with a 20-11 victory over the University of Detroit Mercy...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

Lacrosse wins two games in a row for first time in program history

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

For the first time in program history, the Kent State lacrosse team has won back-to-back games.After a 1-5 start to the season, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Three of the Flashes’ next four...

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team celebrates its win in the first-ever women’s lacrosse iteration of the Wagon Wheel Rivalry against the University of Akron. KSU won 9-8 at home. March 13, 2021.

Lacrosse tops Akron for first win in nearly two years

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 15, 2021

Up by a goal with 17 seconds on the clock, the Kent State lacrosse team was on the verge of its first win in 699 days. The University of Akron had the ball on Kent’s end and was looking to score to...

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