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Current Sports | May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017
Arthur Ray Jr. and Jordan Benton

Adam Jones; Mark Dantonio; Alex Scharg; VisionedMedia; Arthur Ray Jr.; Michigan State Football.


Current Sports | May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017
MSU Athletics

NFL Draft; Detroit Lions Draft Grades; MSU Football Draftees; University of Michigan Draft Picks; Curtis Blackwell; Weekend Winners.


East Lansing’s two-sport star leads by example

Apr 26, 2017
Grant Essenmacher / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich.-- Kentre Patterson is quiet, but still has found a way to be a leader. The East Lansing High senior, who stars in track and football, figured out his sophomore year that leadership comes from more than words.

Holt senior making her mark as one of the nation’s best archers

Apr 26, 2017
Jonathan Chun / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Archery has a unique place in the sporting world, as its essence is held in high regard - yet the athletes are sometimes belittled. For most average sports fans, the closest they get to archery is on the Hollywood big screen.

Holt wrestling star Leyrer transforms tough loss into state title

Apr 26, 2017
Jacob Herbert / WKAR

HOLT, Mich. – In the 2016 individual state championship tournament, Holt wrestler Kolin Leyrer lost in the semifinals. He was the state’s top wrestler for much of the year, but losing meant Leyrer watch the wrestler he just beat the week before go on to win the state championship at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

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


Holt High sports camps bring students and community together

Mar 10, 2017
Christopher Cline

HOLT, Mich. - The community surrounding Holt High School has always always carried family-like atmosphere. That was recently made apparent, when it came together to raise money for a wrestling coach whose Type 2 diabetes was worsening.

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. 

Lansing’s Washington Jr. looks to build legacy in and out of boxing ring

Mar 10, 2017
Austin Short

LANSING – Heavyweight Tommy Washington Jr. needed to have boxing taken away for him in order to see how much it meant to him.

Washington, 30, is using his connection to the sport to help give back to the community. His boxing career was derailed at 23, when he pled guilty to gun and drug charges and served time in prison.

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.

East Lansing’s Hoekstra continues to lead Trojans, despite injury

Mar 10, 2017
Steve Finamore

EAST LANSING - From a distance, the East Lansing varsity boys basketball huddle looks pretty average. But get a little closer, and things start to sound quite unusual.

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