Current Sports

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
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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 


MSU archery coach shares passion for sport

Feb 16, 2017
Jonathan Chun / WKAR

LANSING - From being an aerospace engineer to becoming a nationally recognized archery coach, Glen Bennett has always understood shooting processes. When Bennett arrived at Michigan State in 2009, he just thought it would be interesting to turn one of his favorite hobbies into a new career.

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After 27 years as a Michigan State University gymnastics coach, Kathie Klages has decided to retire. Klages was suspended by the university yesterday in the midst of a sexual assault investigation related to former team doctor Larry Nassar. 

Okemos track star Franklin picks MSU for college

Feb 9, 2017
Lori Franklin

OKEMOS – Sophia Franklin has always been competitive.

She danced for eight years, but in middle school, Franklin decided that she needed more of a challenge. Six years later, and Franklin is one of the top track athletes in the state and Michigan State bound next season.

MSU women's golf does creative recruiting to reach Spanish star

Feb 9, 2017
MSU Athletics / Michigan State University

EAST LANSING, Mich. — For international athletes, traveling over the Atlantic Ocean might not be worth the quick 48-hour trip the NCAA allows for official visits. This prompted MSU women’s golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll to use a new method of recruitment - Skype.

East Lansing basketball star Aazh Nye finds there’s no place like home

Feb 9, 2017
Grant Essenmacher / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. —Aazh Nye has moved around a lot in her brief high school career. She is just a junior, but she has yet to attend the same high school for two consecutive years. Now, however, she seems to have found a home in East Lansing.

Nye, a guard, began her high school career in East Lansing, but transferred to Alabama for her sophomore year, citing basketball as the main reason for moving. 

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