Michigan State junior golfer Sarah Burnham has been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) honorable mention All-America team, it was announced by the organization on Tuesday, May 23. It marks the second straight year Burnham has garnered the honor.
With the San Antonio Spurs losing to the Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, the NBA season is officially done for Michigan State’s rookie class. Three Spartans — Denzel Valentine, Deyonta Davis and Bryn Forbes — started their NBA careers this season, while big man Matt Costello also got a taste of professional basketball in the D-League. After Forbes and the Spurs saw their season end at the hands of the Warriors, we take a look back at how each MSU rookie fared this year.
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Lansing attorney Karen Truszkowski confirmed to the Free Press that the case against the three unnamed players is progressing through MSU’s student conduct system. She declined to give further details about the case. “They have not been expelled or dismissed from the school at this point because it has not gotten to that stage yet,” Truszkowski said of the three players.
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There is talent on this team and despite the attrition and looming legal drama there is still potential for this team to get seven wins this season with a slight potential for more if the Spartan magic is back.
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Five Michigan State baseball players earned All-Big Ten accolades, as the conference announced its league awards Tuesday. Second baseman Dan Durkin, center fielder Brandon Hughes, designated hitter Chad Roskelly and pitcher Alex Troop were all tabbed to the All-Big Ten second team list, while outfielder Bryce Kelley was named to the all-freshman team.
Harrison Halley’s true identity can now be revealed. he 2013 Novi High grad secretly spent the past three years as Michigan State’s official mascot, better known as Sparty. alley, who recently graduated from MSU with a degree in Communications and Music, checked off all the boxes, and more, on his personal bucket list.
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Luke Campbell the person and Luke Campbell the football player aren’t entirely the same guy. A mild-mannered kid who just finished his freshman year at Michigan State, Campbell has a different attitude when he’s playing, and that will be on display this fall when he’s expected to be MSU’s starting right tackle.
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The Michigan State women’s golf team’s season came to a close on Monday in the third round of the NCAA Championships in Sugar Grove, Illinois.
The Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving three Michigan State football players has been completed.University spokesman Jason Cody early this evening said MSU has not taken any action to remove the three unnamed individuals as students, but he could not discuss specifics or outcome of the investigation due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
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R.J. Shelton and Monty Madaris are gone, along with their 77 catches and 1,099 yards. They, along with Josiah Price, represent three of the top five Spartans in terms of receiving yards from last season. Once again, that is a lot of production that will need to be replaced.
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Alex Troop was named the Big Ten Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for last week’s performance, announced Monday by the conference office.
Michigan State senior center Brian Allen has been named to the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List. The Rimington Trophy annually recognizes the most outstanding center in college football.
So this is what summer vacation looks like.Michigan State star Miles Bridges was in Miami this past week, going through three-a-day workouts alongside longtime friend and fellow Flint native, Jaire Grayer, a sophomore at George Mason.
The future of Spartan Stadium will be less about how many people the school can pack into the building and more about what amenities are available to fans in and around the stadium. That’s according to Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis, who discussed the future of the stadium last week at the Big Ten’s joint meetings.
Inside an office deep in the bowels of the Breslin Center on Thursday, Eron Harris was sitting in an office chair with his hand resting on his right knee. He pointed to a scar and rubbed his hand along the inside of his leg. “This swelling is almost all the way down. I got this area right here that still needs to go down,” he said as he kicked his left leg out to compare. “But you can see it’s not too much different than this knee.”
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A day after play was canceled due to inclement weather, the Michigan State women’s golf team returned to action on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill.
It was MSU’s first postseason tournament appearance since 2004, when it won the Big Ten Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA regionals. The 34 wins were the Spartans’ most since 2006, and they broke seven team offensive records, including runs scored (345), batting average (.313), home runs (66) and RBIs (320). MSU loses two seniors going into next season.
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Football season is closer than many may think, and MSU will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2016 season. MSU has a good balance of veterans and young talent, which could lead them to great things. Among that great talent are a few potential breakout players. Let’s take a look at three of them.
The story is dramatic without the drama, if that makes sense. It was all so smooth, impossibly so. That owes to the gracious spirit of the Stofko family, but also to a definite generosity of the Madaris family heart. Monty Madaris Sr. and his extended family let Monty Jr. go. It was his best chance at a successful future.
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