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

McCracken and Komora fall at NCAA Championships

Noah Keeney, Reporter April 4, 2022

Senior Colin McCracken was able to secure a victory in his first matchup at the NCAA Championships. McCracken took down Northwestern Jack Jessen in the 184-pound prelims. McCracken was able to battle...

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

Komara, McCracken ready to lead Kent State wrestling into the national tournament

Noah Keeney, Reporter March 16, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team will be heading to Detroit this week for the NCAA Championships. The Flashes will be represented by senior Kody Komara, who won the Mid-American Conference at 149 pounds....

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

Komara’s victory, McCracken’s second-place leads wrestlers at MAC championships

Noah Keeney, Reporter March 7, 2022

Kent State wrestler Kody Komara became the surprise champion of the Mid-American Conference tournament at 149 pounds when he swept past three opponents to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships. Komara...

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...

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...

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...

Newell highlights wrestling season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

At first glance the Kent State wrestling team’s performance in the Clarion Open would look like a rough start to the season. KSU wrestlers finished with a record of 26-45, and as a team they placed...

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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,...

Four Kent wrestlers compete in NCAA tournament, McNally ousted in quarterfinals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 23, 2021

Kent State wrestling sent four of their own to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis last weekend to compete in the NCAA National Wrestling Championships. Seniors Andrew McNally and Jake Ferri both saw some...

Wrestling finishes eighth in MAC tourney, sends three to nationals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State wrestling competed in the two-day Mid-American Conference Championships that took place on Friday and Saturday, finishing in eighth place overall. The University of Missouri, the favorite going...

Wrestling team group photo posted to the Kent State Wrestling twitter account (@KentStWrestling). The team poses with the Grudge Match rivalry trophy that Kent State and Ohio University compete over after Kent won 22-10 in Athens. Feb. 7, 2021.

Wrestling handles Ohio in Athens

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Kent State wrestling took care of business in Athens on Sunday afternoon, handling the Bobcats 22-10 at the Convocation Center.  The Flashes are now 4-3 on the season and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference...

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