The Michigan State track & field team recorded multiple personal-bests on the first split weekend of the season. The Spartans had a group travel to the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., while another group traveled to Columbus, Ohio to compete in the Jesse Owens Invitational.
Michigan State senior men’s golfer Charlie Netzel is tied for sixth after two rounds at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday. As a team, the Spartans are 11th with a two-round score of 49-over 617 (310-307).
Josiah Price will be at home in Indiana with close family and friends next weekend, hoping to hear his name called during the NFL Draft. That’s when football becomes a business. Yet he and another Michigan State graduate already have started moving toward their post-sports professional lives.
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Junior Sarah Burnham shot school and Big Ten Championships record 9-under-par 63 in Saturday’s second round of the league tournament at TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio.
Ebonee Echols delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the Spartans to a 7-6 walkoff win over No. 25 Ohio State.
Michigan State started its weekend in Boston with victories in four of six races on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass.Lined up with two Boston-area crews — Northeastern and Boston University — and UMass, the Spartans saw some results from a lineup shakeup, earning wins in all three fours as well as in its varsity eight. The teams faced windy, choppy conditions on the Charles, which provided the crews plenty of distraction and some adversity.
Zach Randolph, the self-described blue collar forward in a blue collar town, always gives the Grizzlies whatever they need.No complaints. Just check in when called upon and scrap for rebounds and buckets.Even when relegated to coming off the bench after being a starter throughout his long career, Randolph never griped about playing fewer minutes.Randolph is answering the bell again for his Grizzlies, as only he can.
Malik McDowell is a very interesting prospect if for no other reason than — and this happens sometimes when you’re breaking down a guy’s film — it was apparent a game or two into watching his tape that he was playing out of position at Michigan State. Which isn’t an excuse, it just … is. You don’t normally put a guy who is 6’6, almost 300 pounds and with arms that are almost 35 inches long inside.
The Michigan State track & field team is at split locations and concluded the first day of the Virginia Challenge and the Jesse Owens Invitational on Friday, April 21. The Spartans had top finishes at both locations and will both resume competition tomorrow, April 22 at their respective locations.
The most surprising — and significant — NBA Draft development is Miles Bridges’ decision to return to Michigan State. It means four of the Spartans’ top five scorers will be back. And Bridges could now become the favorite for National Player of the Year.
Michigan State baseball lost at Maryland, 12-2, Friday night at UMD’s Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium in the opener of a three-game series. MSU was making its first-ever trip to College Park.
The offers just keep coming. Six more have been given out by Michigan State in the last 24 hours, some bigger than others. Four went to 2018 class members, while two went to 2019 players. All show the direction that the Spartans staff is moving with its recruiting efforts this spring. Let’s run through the list of offers and break down what they mean.
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Michigan State improved to 6-0 at home this season with a 3-2 victory over No. 25 Ohio State on Friday afternoon at Secchia Stadium. The Spartans (23-17, 6-9 B1G) got a stellar outing from starter Kristina Zalewski and a four-pitch relief effort from Jordan Watson to pick up her fourth save of the season.
The Michigan State men’s tennis team dropped a hard fought 4-3 battle to Nebraska on Friday, April 21. Michigan State moves to 10-16 on the year and 0-10 in the Big Ten Conference.
The Michigan State women’s tennis team fell to Illinois, 4-1, on Friday afternoon at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. MSU drops to 17-6 overall and 7-3 in Big Ten play, while Illinois improves to 13-11 overall and 7-3 in conference play.
The Michigan State womens golf team is in fifth place at Big Ten Championships after shooting an opening-round 10-over-par 298 on Friday at the par-72, 6,357-yard TPC Rivers Bend in Maineville, Ohio.
Draymond Green has come a long way since his days of playing for Tom Izzo at Michigan State. He and the Golden State Warriors have a strong chance of returning to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive season, and it seems with every game, the argument for him being the Defensive Player of the Year gets stronger. But even when Izzo and the Spartans excelled and made it to two Final Fours while Green was on the team, the Hall of Fame coach had no idea just how good Green could be.
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Being a two-way star isn’t an easy task for high school football players. Heck, it’s tough enough to excel at one position, but two? Borderline impossible. For Michigan State’s soon-to-be sophomore Justin Layne, he’s about to pull off the unthinkable.
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Auston Robertson has been dismissed from the Michigan State football team as he faces a charge of third degree criminal sexual assault.Spartans coach Mark Dantonio made the announcement on Friday afternoon, the same day the criminal charge was authorized against Robertson, who just completed his freshman season with the program.