Michigan State University

Tom Anastos to Step Down as MSU Hockey Coach

Mar 21, 2017
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Tom Anastos is stepping down as head coach of the MSU hockey program. 

Current Sports | March 17, 2017

Mar 17, 2017
Emily Spitzley

St. Patrick's Day; Tom Crean; MSU / Miami Men's College Basketball; Michigan / Oklahoma State; MSU / ASU Women's College Basketball; Pewamo-Westphalia Girl's Basketball


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. 

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.

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 


More from MSU named in federal Nassar suit

Mar 8, 2017
Michigan State University outdoor sign
Mark Bashore / Host/reporter

Four more defendants with connections to Michigan State University were named Wednesday in the ongoing federal lawsuit against the school and former MSU sports doctor Larry Nassar.

The Lansing State Journal reports they include Dr. William Strampel, dean of the university’s School of Osteopathic Medicine, former women’s gymnastics coach Kathy Klages, sports doctor Jeff Kovan and former MSU psychologist Dr. Gary Stollak. 

The amended complaint---filed by Okemos-based law firm Church-Wyble---also named John Geddert of Dimondale’s ‘Twistars’ gymnastics club. 

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 


Mark Dantonio at podium
Samuel Mikalonis / Flickr

Michigan State University head football coach Mark Dantonio broke a nearly 4-week silence today, commenting for the first time on sexual assault allegations against three unidentified football players.

In a statement released by the university, he said they are being taken “very seriously.”

Dantonio declined to comment on ongoing investigations into the alleged January incident other than to “respect the process.”

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.

WKAR - MSU

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. 

Jimmy Katz

All this week, the MSU College of Music has welcomed an Israeli jazz musician to jam with their students and do a tour around Michigan schools. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley has more with Anat Cohen.


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