Ethan Merrill

A Double-Life: MSU student balances pro baseball and school

Dec 19, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Holiday break serves as an appropriate mental checkpoint for students at Michigan State. Anxiety-ridden undergrads slog through finals week, looking towards the light at the end of the tunnel. There’s comfort to be found in the conclusion of the semester, but one MSU student’s work has only just begun.

Current Sports | 12/11/15 | #603

Dec 11, 2015

Jalen Watts-Jackson, College Football Playoff Predictions, Michigan State Basketball, Michigan State Football, College Football Play of the Year, and 'Reflection Friday'.


Family of MSU engineers gears up for winter with new product

Dec 7, 2015
Kimberly Finses

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Most are well-accustomed to the skateboard. There’s regional relevance for a growing snowboard culture in Michigan. One local family business is exploring the niche between these two markets with their new product.

Current Sports | 11/11/15 | #584

Nov 11, 2015

Veteran's Day, College Football Playoff Poll, MSU Football, Brady Hoke, FanDuel and DraftKings, Sports Betting, Ethan Merrill and Shanin Thomas.


MSU parking garages serve as longboard paradise

Nov 2, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The parking garages of East Lansing can’t make up their mind. A place of cozy confides for automobiles during the day, then they serve an even speedier purpose at night.

Current Sports | 10/16/15 | #566

Oct 16, 2015

Michigan vs. Michigan State Preview, Federal Investigation of Fan Duel, Terry Kildea, Current Sports TV Rewind, Alex Scharg, and Reflection Friday.

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.