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Eastern’s Edwards using basketball to teach life lessons

Mar 21, 2016
Seth Kinker

LANSING, Mich. – Julius Edwards has always loved the game of basketball. And he’s also always wanted to help put youth in the right direction. Little did he know that life would lead him down an unexpected path that combined both of these interests.

“When I first got into coaching I didn't get into coaching for the basketball part of it,” said Edwards. “Well, part basketball, but the main part of it was to help out young men and send them in the right direction. My main focus was on inner city youth.”

Haslett High School Girl's Basketball Roundup

Mar 21, 2016
Brett Kast / WKAR

What a difference a year makes.

Current Sports | 3/16/16 | #660

Mar 16, 2016
AP

Barack-etology, NCAA Tournament, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Mateen Cleaves, Branden Dawson, Rob Blackburn, and University of Michigan Basketball Preview.


Who's In Control?

Mar 15, 2016
WKAR

The No.2 Michigan State Spartans claimed their fifth Big Ten Tourney crown with a 66-62 victory over No. 13 Purdue. With the win, the Spartans are 5-1 overall in the Big Ten Tourney title game, the most in conference history. 

Okemos' Laya Hartman Taking Hoops World by Storm

Mar 15, 2016
Andrea Urban / WKAR

The Okemos varsity girls basketball team gained a new leader this season, in the form of freshman star point guard Laya Hartman. She is only 14, but is already averaging 19 points per game against older and more experienced players.

MSU club basketball coach teaches valuable lessons beyond hoops

Mar 15, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sean Hankins loves basketball. But it’s what he’s able to teach through basketball that he loves even more.

Rob Blackburn embracing role as head of MSU women's hockey

Mar 15, 2016
MSU Women's Club Hockey Team

Rob Blackburn is in his first year has the new head coach for Michigan State’s Division I women’s club hockey team.

Mac Roy learns lessons from the top

Mar 14, 2016
Mike Masson / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State men’s tennis team has lost two if its top players to injury this season. But that hasn’t dampened their spirits so far.

Current Sports | 3/14/16 | #658

Mar 14, 2016
WKAR

Full coverage from Indy recapping the Big Ten tourney championship won by Michigan State, a discussion as to whether or not the Spartans should be a #1 seed, and was Michigan deserving of a play-in game?


Current Sports | 3/11/16 | #657

Mar 14, 2016
WKAR

Tribute to Williamston boy's basketball coach Jason Bauer, a look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament, and a chat with Okemos High School boy's basketball coach Jeff Wonch. 

Spartans Edge Maryland for Date in Big Ten Tourney Ship

Mar 12, 2016
WKAR

The No. 2 Michigan State men's basketball team was able to squeak out a close win on Saturday over the No. 18 Maryland Terrapins in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tourney in Indianapolis, IN at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. 

Current Sports | 3/10/16 | #656

Mar 11, 2016
Big Ten Conference

How bad does sports hurt when its starts fall? Al Martin also invites DeShaun Tate of CBS Radio in Atlanta, Ga. to talk about the Big Ten Tournament and the show closes with "Throwback Thursday."


Current Sports | 3/9/16 | #655

Mar 9, 2016
WKAR

A recap of last night's girls basketball high school regional semi final action, including a chat with the head coach of the East Lansing Trojans, Rob Smith. We also dive into the Maria Sharapova banned substance news, and highlight Mark Dantonio's birthday! 


Current Sports | 3/8/16 | #654

Mar 9, 2016
Michigan Fitness Foundation

Thoughts on the retirement news of Calvin Johnson and Peyton Manning, JJ Tighe (President and CEO of the Michigan Fitness Foundation), "Tickled Tuesday," and Denzel Valentine wins Big Ten Player of the year. 


Current Sports | 3/7/16 | #653

Mar 9, 2016
WKAR

Recap of the Michigan State men's basketball Senior Day game versus Ohio State, a chat with Brian Calloway from the Lansing State Journal, and "Weekend Winners."


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