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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Senior wrestlers ready for last shot at MAC Championship

Noah Keeney Reporter March 2, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team will be traveling to Athens, Ohio on Friday for the Mid-American Conference championships.The Flashes will be led by fifth-year Jake Ferri and senior Colin McCracken.McCracken...

Redshirt junior Tyler Bates attempts to pin a player from Central Michigan University during the wrestling match on Feb. 06, 2022. Kent State lost to Central Michigan 32-9.

Wrestlers close out the regular season with a dominant 29-12 win at SIU-E.

Noah Keeney Reporter February 21, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team made easy work of Mid-American Conference opponent Southern Illinois. From the start, the Flashes were able to impose their will and take control.Fifth-year Jake Ferri (22-8)...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Wrestlers confident heading into regular-season finale

Noah Keeney Reporter February 17, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is headlined by three of the hottest wrestlers in the Mid-American Conference.The Flashes are led by junior Jake Ferri, senior Colin McCracken and junior Brady Chrisman, and...

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Wrestling falls to Ohio and Central Michigan, two of MAC’s top teams

Noah Keeney Reporter February 6, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team managed to win only three matches in each of its losses to two of the top Mid-American Conference teams this weekend.The Flashes lost to first-place Central Michigan (6-0...

Redshirt junior Brendon Fenton wrestles a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 25-7.

Wrestlers prepare for weekend meets coming off back-to-back wins

Noah Keeney Reporter February 3, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is taking a two-game winning streak into a weekend that will see it host Mid-American Conference opponents Ohio and Central Michigan.The Flashes are coming off a 21-16 win...

Senior 184-pounder Colin McCracken wrestles Air Forces Jacob Thompson during the Appalachian State Invite in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Two Kent State wrestlers finish in top three at Appalachian State Invite

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Redshirt sophomore 174-pounder Michael Ferree defeated a former national qualifier on his way to a second-place finish at the Appalachian State Invite Sunday.Ferree defeated two Appalachian State wrestlers...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Kent State Tuscarawas freshman Zion Clark pins a teammate during practice Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Kent State Tuscarawas wrestler doesn’t let a condition define his life

Brynn Pennell February 6, 2018

One medical condition won't define the life of Kent State Tuscarawas freshman Zion Clark.The wrestler was born with a condition called caudal regression syndrome, a congenital disorder in which there is...

Kent State fifth year senior wrestler Ian Miller fights for position against an Old Dominion University wrestler during a meet at the M.A.C. Center on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. The Flashes won the Meet 25-13.

Miller’s moment

Richie Muhall March 16, 2016

Kent State fifth-year senior, two-time All-American and three-time MAC champion Ian Miller is a man on a mission. And that mission is to win.It all happened so fast. Almost as fast as an Ian Miller takedown.It...

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