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MSU men's tennis stays resilient during tough-luck season

Apr 11, 2016
Spartan Athletics

EAST LANSING, Mich. –The statistics look grim: a six-match losing streak, winless in conference play, and a sub-.500 record. All things that would have most teams down in the dumps.

MSU women's club hockey turns to new coach

Apr 11, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Rob Blackburn is in his first year has the new head coach for the Michigan State Division I women’s club hockey team. He came to MSU from the University of Michigan, where he coached their women's team for seven years. Blackburn discusses his shift from Ann Arbor to East Lansing, and his hopes and expectations for Michigan State women's hockey. 

International players find home on MSU club basketball team

Apr 11, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sometimes, passing up a chance to play the sport you love for money is easier than it sounds.

Okemos girls lacrosse ready to break through

Apr 11, 2016
Andrea Urban / WKAR

OKEMOS, Mich. - The Okemos girls lacrosse team has something to prove this season. Over the last three years on their road to the State finals, the girls have lost to East Grand Rapids - twice in the semifinals and once in the State finals. EGR is the four time defending state champion, with their streak dating back to 2012.

Courtesy Randy Napoleon / Facebook

MSU Jazz Studies professor Randy Napoleon is our Live Music Friday guest. He has a new CD called “Soon.” You can see him at Lansing’s Robin Theatre on April 29th.

Our Live Music Friday guest today is Randy Napoleon. He’s a professor of guitar in the MSU Jazz Studies Program. His new CD is called “Soon.” On the CD, he’s joined by Rodney Whitaker on bass and Gregory Hutchinson on drums.

Randy has a Lansing concert coming up at the Robin Theatre in REO Town on April 29th.

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. 

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