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Harding sisters carry on family MSU golf legacy

Mar 10, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING – It’s not unusual for siblings to grow up playing sports together.

But redshirt freshman Caroline Harding and her sister, freshman Priscilla Harding, know they are quite unusual, with the rare opportunity to play on the same college golf team. The Harding sisters are part of the Michigan State golf team, but in reality, they’re simply carrying on their family’s Spartan legacy on the links.

Their father, Tom Harding, was a three-year letterwinner for MSU golf for MSU in the mid-80s..

Keeping MSU baseball strong and healthy is a team effort

Mar 10, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING - College athletes need to get in shape, stay in shape and avoid injury over a long season. Sounds easy, but in reality, it is a challenge that is taken on by a team – athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and a nutritionist.

Former MSU hoops star Rasmussen back on the court in a new role

Mar 10, 2017
Zachary Manning

OKEMOS – After spending the last 15 years playing college and professional basketball, former Okemos high school basketball player Kristen Rasmussen is glad to be home coaching her alma mater’s varsity girl’s basketball team. 

Lansing’s Washington Jr. looks to build legacy in and out of boxing ring

Mar 10, 2017
Austin Short

LANSING – Heavyweight Tommy Washington Jr. needed to have boxing taken away for him in order to see how much it meant to him.

Washington, 30, is using his connection to the sport to help give back to the community. His boxing career was derailed at 23, when he pled guilty to gun and drug charges and served time in prison.

MSU baseball’s Boss Jr. closing in on career milestone

Mar 10, 2017
Michigan State Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. knows he’s in elite company. It’s not easy to become a head coach of a Division I baseball team, and there are few positions at the top.

Demmer Shooting Center, MSU students bring new technology to Paralympic athletes

Mar 10, 2017
Brett Rowland

EAST LANSING - Michael Galella, the general manager of Michigan State’s Demmer Shooting Sports, Education and Training Center, is constantly seeking to expand its programming. One day, he started to wonder how the most elite shooters in the world train and practice.

East Lansing’s Hoekstra continues to lead Trojans, despite injury

Mar 10, 2017
Steve Finamore

EAST LANSING - From a distance, the East Lansing varsity boys basketball huddle looks pretty average. But get a little closer, and things start to sound quite unusual.

Current Sports | March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017
WKAR

Claressa Shields; MSU Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Connor Clark; Big Ten Tournament; Kirk Cousins; Washington Redskins; Josh Jackson; NFL Free Agency 


Current Sports | March 9, 2017

Mar 9, 2017
Twitter

Michigan Men's Basketball; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Ohio State; Rutgers; Big Ten Men's Basketball; Throwback Thursday; Biggie Smalls


Current Sports | March 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017
Aaron McMann

Michigan State Men's Basketball; Big Ten Tournament; Malik McDowell; Aaron McMann; MLIVE; Detroit Pistons; Detroit Lions 


Current Sports | March 7, 2017

Mar 7, 2017
WKAR

MSU Men's Basketball; Luke Pohl; Pewamo-Westphalia; NFL Combine; Spartans


Current Sports | March 6, 2017

Mar 6, 2017
MSU Athletics

MSU Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Scott Pohl; eGames; East Lansing Girl's Basketball; Rob Smith 


Current Sports | March 3, 2017

Mar 3, 2017
Spartans Big Ten Champs
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

MSU Women's Basketball; Big Ten Tournament; Zachary Swiecicki; MSU Men's Basketball Preview; Reflection Friday.


Current Sports | March 2, 2017

Mar 2, 2017
jmcmann / Flickr Creative Commons

Northwestern-Michigan Basketball; MSU Men's Basketball; Illinois; NCAA Tournament Predictions; PJ Fleck; DeShaun Tate.


Current Sports | March 1, 2017

Mar 1, 2017
Mark Dantonio photo spring football game
Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

MSU Men's Basketball; DeMarcus Cousins; Mark Dantonio Statement; Miles Bridges; Chris Solari; Kirk Cousins.


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