Current Sports

Underwater hockey team is more than a fun curiosity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – They’re singing and dancing, wearing Speedos and snorkels, strutting around Sparticipation with a line longer than any other booth. They’re quick to draw the eye and the interest, using flashy demeanor to stand out.

They are the Michigan State underwater hockey team, and they’re in search of rookies.

The club, founded in 2007, fields a co-ed roster with high hopes of returning to nationals in 2016.

MSU dodgeball team aims for elusive national title

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – These things sound familiar to Michigan State sport fans: a top-10 ranked football team and a trip to the Final Four last season.

But the Final Four team isn’t just MSU men’s basketball, but also the Spartan club dodgeball.

Team captain Colin O’Brien and the Michigan State Club dodgeball team appeared in the championship game in 2013, the Final Four in 2014 and the Elite Eight in 2015, but they have proved that winning is no easy feat.

East Lansing’s longboard shop skates to national popularity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING – A store, nestled in the basement of one of East Lansing’s most-popular shopping districts, conducts business in a less traditional way than its neighbors. This underground world of pressed wood, urethane wheels and cast iron also happens to be the Midwest’s premier longboard shop.

MSU Kendo Club finds success and gains members

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- More than 50,000 Michigan State students call East Lansing home, and for each one of them, there is probably something on campus get involved in.

    There are over 30 club sports for MSU students, and one of the oldest, but least attention-seeking, is the Martial Arts discipline of Kendo.

   MSU's Kendo team is competitive, having started this semester by winning the championship at the Case Western Reserve Kendo tournament in Ohio.

Erik "Doc" Love on Current Sports

Sep 25, 2015
WKAR

Al's guest this week is The Team 92.1 FM analyst and color commentator Erik "Doc" Love.

No. 4 Spartans Ground Air Force in 35-21 Win

Sep 19, 2015
WKAR

The Spartans moved to 3-0 on the year, topping the Air Force Falcons 35-21 at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time that MSU welcomed a service academy to East Lansing. 

DeYeya Jones on Current Sports

Sep 18, 2015
WKAR

Al's guest this week is youth football coach for Kappa Express DeYeya Jones.

From Hoops to Hip Hop | Current Sports | WKAR

Sep 14, 2015
WKAR

Babi Mac, AKA Cait McMahan, is a former Tennessee Lady Vols women's basketball player who won two national championships under Pat Summit. She is now a hip hop recording artist and the official DJ of ESPN's "College GameDay." Current Sports host Al Martin chats with her about how she went from hoops to hip hop. 

Anthony Ianni on Current Sports

Sep 11, 2015
WKAR

Al's guest this week is former MSU Basketball Player Anthony Ianni.

No. 5 Michigan St. Edges Out W. Mich, 37-24

Sep 5, 2015
WKAR

Despite the Western Michigan Broncos pulling to within 10 points in the fourth quarter, Michigan State was able to hang on and top the Broncos, 37-24 at Waldo Stadium. 

Curtis Blackwell on Current Sports

Sep 4, 2015
WKAR

Al's guest this week is MSU Football Director of College Advancement & Performance Curtis Blackwell. 

Dave "Mad Dog" DeMarco on Current Sports

Aug 28, 2015
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Al's guest this week is host David "Mad Dog" DeMarco of the Lansing’s sports station "The Game 730 AM."

Cam Holding on Current Sports

Aug 21, 2015
WKAR

Al's guest this week is Head Coach of the MSU Men's Lacrosse Team Cam Holding. 

MSU Football Media Day | Current Sports | WKAR

Aug 10, 2015
LSJ

Today marked the unofficial start to the college football season for MSU, at least for the media members, as "Media Day" was held at Spartan Stadium. 

Darus Ward on Current Sports

Jul 31, 2015
Guest and Host in studio
WKAR

Al's guest this week is Darus Ward, coach of the Okemos High School varsity soccer team. 

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