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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson swings for the ball.

Baseball outmatched by explosive Pitt offense

Jacob Hansen, Reporter April 14, 2022

The Kent State baseball team’s offense couldn’t keep up with the explosive offense of the University of Pittsburgh and Kent fell 12-5 against the Panthers. KSU, which is in fourth in the Mid-American...

Jude Killy is currently serving as the deputy director of athletics at the University of Miami (OH). He was one of three finalists selected for the role of director of athletics for Kent State. April 5, 2021.

Jude Killy presents his case to be Kent State’s next director of athletics

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 5, 2021

In the second of three presentations from the finalists for the Director of Athletics position at Kent State, the KSU community heard from Jude Killy, a man with a long history at Mid-American Conference...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington.

Trump acquitted for second time following historic Senate impeachment trial

(CNN) -- The Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.The vote...

Behind another big game from Pippen, Kent tops CMU

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter January 12, 2021

 Through a combination of solid offense and defense late in the second half, Kent State men’s basketball beat Central Michigan 94-85. With this win the Flashes improve to .500 in Mid-American Conference...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

Ohio governor: Lethal injection no longer execution option

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lethal injection is no longer an option for Ohio executions, and lawmakers must choose a different method of capital punishment before any inmates can be put to death in the future,...

Medina junior QB drawing attention throughout the midwest

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 4, 2020

Despite only playing at quarterback since his freshman year of high school, Drew Allar picked up the position quickly and has drawn the attention of many Division I programs in the Midwest. The son of...

Nathaniel Schwartz watches from the bench as the Flashes face off against the Pittsburgh panthers at the Kent State Ice Arena. Kent lost 5-2. Sep 28, 2019

Kent State Hockey defeated in opening weekend

Dana O'Black Sports reporter September 29, 2019

Fourteen penalties led Kent State to be defeated by the University of Pittsburgh in the season opener this weekend.The team fell 4-2 on Friday night and 5-2 on Saturday night.Coach Jim Underwood said despite...

Coach Zack Nowack talks with the Kent State D3 Ice Hockey team at the Kent State Ice Arena. Sept. 19, 2019. 

Kent State Division III Hockey team prepares for inaugural season

For years, Kent State club hockey coach Jim Underwood knew that many hockey players didn’t get a chance to compete in college.Kent State has a Division I team, the highest level of club hockey. When...

Kent State sophomore defender Amanda Reed collides with Bowling Green freshman midfielder Sophia Barnes at the game Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Kent State soccer has strong showing in weekend opener, despite quick turnaround

Gina Butkovich August 26, 2018

The Kent State (2-1-1) soccer team had a busy weekend, playing the University of Pittsburgh on Friday and Cleveland State on Sunday.“This weekend is the first time we have played a Friday and a Sunday...

Kent State senior forward Hayden Pascoe attempts a pass during the first half against University of Pittsburgh Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017.

Flashes top Pitt on Mihail’s late goal

Cameron Hoover September 7, 2017

It was an exciting end to a sloppy night Thursday as freshman Isabelle Mihail scored her first collegiate goal for Kent State in the 89th minute to beat the University of Pittsburgh, 1-0.The game remained...

Junior infielder Maddy Grimm smashes the ball in the second game of a double header against the University of Pittsburgh Wednesday April 20, 2016. The Flashes lost 1-0 in the first game and 3-2 in the second.

Flashes swept by Pitt in doubleheader

Nick Buzzelli April 20, 2016

If there’s one Power Five school that the Kent State softball team has had continued success against, it’s been the University of Pittsburgh.Over the course of its 40-year history, the  Flashes own...

Men’s basketball team falls short on the road

Stephen Means II November 29, 2015

The individual efforts of redshirt junior forward Jimmy Hall and redshirt senior guard Xavier Pollard were not enough as Kent State men's basketball (3-2) fell to Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) opponent...

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