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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

Joel Nielsen, the Kent State University athletic director, watches the Kent State womens basketball team play Purdue Fort Wayne on Nov. 16, 2019.

Nielsen will not seek to extend AD contract, set to leave June 30

After over a decade as director of athletics for Kent State, Joel Nielsen will not seek to extend his contract with the university.Nielsen’s current contract is set to expire on June 30, at which point...

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The Editorial Board October 6, 2019

Kent State cleared itself of any Title IX violations after a month-long internal investigation into a Division I field hockey game between the University of Maine and Temple University.The game was canceled...

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...

Field hockey drops first road game

Kathryn Rajnicek September 4, 2019

Kent State University Women’s Field Hockey (1-2) lost it’s first road game of the season Wednesday against the University of Louisville (3-0) by a score of 4-2.Louisville is ranked 12th in the country...

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...

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