Cheerleading squad in gym
Al Martin / WKAR

The DeWitt High School competitive cheerleading team has been invited by the Japanese government as the only team from the USA to represent the sport. 

Cincinnati stadium photo
Flickr - Steve

The major league baseball All-Star game is in Cincinnati Tuesday night. Current State checks in with Detroit Free Press sportswriter Shawn Windsor for a look at the Detroit Tigers at the season’s midway point.

Tom Minkel on Current Sports

Jul 10, 2015
guest and host in studio

Al's guest is MSU wrestling Head Coach Tom Minkel. Minkel is entering his 25th year with the team and has announced he will retire following this season. He joins Al to talk about his career with the Spartans, his experiences coaching internationally, and his plans for retirement – including his goal of becoming a professional poker player.

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Ep. 239 first air 7/9/15

Branden Dawson photo
Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

The NBA draft was held last week. Former Spartans Branden Dawson and Travis Trice now hope to make pro teams.


After years of single-minded dedication that began very early in her life, Jordyn Wieber’s stellar gymnastics career reached pinnacles in 2011 and 2012. Those were the years she won a world championship in "all around" competition and a gold medal in the London Olympics. Earlier this year, the Dewitt native announced her retirement from elite competition.