4 days ago

Michigan State’s athletic department saw no new cases of the coronavirus in 41 tests issued Monday, with one Spartan getting a second positive result.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 weeks ago

Two more Michigan State athletes received positive results for the novel coronavirus after a second round of testing Monday. That makes five Spartan athletes who have tested positive for COVID-19, one of whom has since tested negative. That male was revealed to have had coronavirus at home after his father’s death from COVID-19, MSU director of sports medicine and performance Dr. Jeffrey Kovan said June 4, but the athlete eventually tested negative a few weeks later.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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2 weeks ago

Michigan State associate head athletic trainer Dave Carrier will be retiring from the University, effective June 30. Carrier, who is one of the longest-tenured athletic trainers at any one institution in the nation, has served as the Michigan State hockey team athletic trainer for 36 seasons.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 weeks ago

A single Michigan State athlete has tested positive for COVID-19 upon returning to East Lansing this week, MSU announced on Thursday. That student-athlete was the only positive result among the 124 who were tested Monday, MSU said. The athlete who tested positive will be isolated for 10-14 days.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

4 weeks ago

Five Michigan State University student-athletes have been recognized for excellence on the playing field, in the classroom and in the community, earning the school’s highest athletic awards for 2019-20.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

1 month ago

Michigan State student-athletes will begin returning to campus on June 15 in preparation for voluntary summer workouts. Returning student-athletes from the football, men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball programs will be the first to undergo testing.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Michigan State’s men’s basketball, ice hockey, men’s soccer, men’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and women’s gymnastics programs earned NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. These six Spartan programs scored in the top 10% of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rate results.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

Michigan State’s Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) has announced the athletic department’s highest academic and community service awards for the 2019-20 academic year.The awards have been unveiled annually in April for the past 22 years at the Academic Excellence Award Gala, but unfortunately due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the gala was canceled this year and the 23rd annual awards were announced online.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

3 months ago

We’re all in a new environment in the state of Michigan. As Coronavirus concerns have changed the way we work, we’re all committed to the state’s initiative to “Stay Home and Stay Safe.” Wherever you’re working from, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy! Want to still show your Spartan pride? We’re here to help with some Zoom backgrounds of some of our athletic venues

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

4 months ago

While they might not be playing in front of many fans, Michigan State’s athletic teams are planning to continue competing in postseason and regular-season competition as scheduled.

Source: Detroit News

6 months ago

Detroit News sports writer Matt Charboneau ranks the most notable events during the past decade for Michigan State

Source: Detroit News

7 months ago

Michigan State’s student-athletes turned in a record-setting academic semester in school history, posting new all-time high departmental semester and cumulative GPAs.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

7 months ago

Twenty-nine Spartan student-athletes will take part in commencement ceremonies on the Michigan State campus this weekend. Twenty-three student-athletes will receive their undergraduate degree while six individuals are receiving an advanced degree.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

9 months ago

The Michigan State University Athletics Department honored its past and present on Thursday (Oct. 24) night at the Wharton Center, kicking off Celebrate 2019 weekend with the 10th-annual MSU Hall of Fame and Varsity Letter Jacket Ceremony.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

10 months ago

“This is our last time (we’re) ever going to be in Chicago to play in a Big Ten football game,” Williams said of Panasiuk and himself. “We’re definitely motivated and we’re going to have everybody ready to play because it means everything to us.”

Source: Michigan State’s Chicago-area natives eager to play spoiler in homecoming at Northwestern – mlive.com

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12 months ago

The Big Ten Conference announced the 2018-19 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipients on Tuesday. In all, 98 MSU student-athletes were honored over 21 sports.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

June 25th, 2019

Seven Michigan State University student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school’s highest athletic awards for 2018-19. The awards include the George Alderton Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Big Ten Conference Medals of Honor, Chester Brewer Leadership Award and Dr. James Feurig Achievement and Service Award. A panel of administrators and coaches selected the winners.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

May 29th, 2019

A doctor and a lawyer met for the first time over dinner Monday night, a chance for Michigan State’s new president to meet with his new athletic director. Neither having any previous experience in major college athletics. Whether Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. plans to keep Bill Beekman as the Spartans’ athletic director remains to be seen. As will how the former Stony Brook University president transitions to the head of a Power 5 conference NCAA Division I program.

Source: Detroit Free Press

March 23rd, 2019

The country has seen the interaction between Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry during Thursday’s first-round NCAA tournament game. When I first saw it, my initial reaction was laughter.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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