Spartan Sports Page https://www.spartansportspage.com Mon, 21 Oct 2019 22:15:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 https://www.spartansportspage.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cropped-ssp-logo-32x32.jpg Spartan Sports Page https://www.spartansportspage.com 32 32 137338340 Aaron Henry more focused on the present than pro potential https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/aaron-henry-more-focused-on-the-present-than-pro-potential/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/aaron-henry-more-focused-on-the-present-than-pro-potential/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 22:15:42 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23411 The 6-foot-6, 210-pound wing from Indianapolis is looked at as a legitimate NBA prospect, one who could turn pro as early as next year. “It’s crazy,” Henry said. “It’s everything that I prayed for. God is blessing me with things every day. I can’t take those things for granted. It seems surreal sometimes that my dreams are coming true.

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Colley Named to Preseason Women’s Basketball All-Big Ten Team https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/colley-named-to-preseason-womens-basketball-all-big-ten-team-2/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/colley-named-to-preseason-womens-basketball-all-big-ten-team-2/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:38:45 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23409 To kickoff the beginning of Big Ten Women’s Basketball Media Week, the conference released the Preseason Coaches and Media Polls, in addition to the preseason All-Big Ten teams on Monday. Michigan State redshirt-senior guard Shay Colley earned Preseason All-Big Ten honors for the second-straight season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Spartans Conclude Fall With Seventh Place Finish at Quail Valley https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartans-conclude-fall-with-seventh-place-finish-at-quail-valley/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartans-conclude-fall-with-seventh-place-finish-at-quail-valley/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:35:47 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23407 The Michigan State men’s golf team played its final 18 holes of the fall on Monday with the third round of the Quail Valley Intercollegiate in Vero Beach, Florida. The Spartans shot a 3-under-par 285 on Monday and ended the tournament 18-under-par 846 (284-277-285), which put them in seventh place in the 14-team tournament at Quail Valley Golf Club.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Spartans to Hold Green and White Wrestle Offs https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartans-to-hold-green-and-white-wrestle-offs/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartans-to-hold-green-and-white-wrestle-offs/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:34:46 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23405 Michigan State wrestling kicks off fall action this Friday, Oct. 25 with its annual Green and White Meet at 6 p.m. inside IM Sports West Arena. Admission is free, and the first 100 fans will receive a Michigan State bandana.

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Spartan Gymnastics Announces 2020 Schedule https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartan-gymnastics-announces-2020-schedule/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/spartan-gymnastics-announces-2020-schedule/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:32:48 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23403 Michigan State women’s gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe announced the Spartans’ 2020 schedule Monday.The schedule is highlighted by five home meets at Jenison Field House, including Big Ten opponents Ohio State (Jan. 18), Nebraska (Jan. 26) and Illinois (Feb. 16).

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Future Spartans kicker Jack Olsen honored as All-American https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/future-spartans-kicker-jack-olsen-honored-as-all-american/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/future-spartans-kicker-jack-olsen-honored-as-all-american/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:54:11 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23401 The All-American Bowl Selection Tour was by Wheaton (Ill.) Warrenville South on Monday morning to honor future Michigan State kicker Jack Olsen. Olsen will cap his prep career with this prestigious honor, playing in front of 40,000 fans and a national TV audience on NBC from inside the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 4. “It’s exciting and I’m blessed to be part of this elite group and play with the top 100 players in the country,” Olsen said.

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Michigan State No. 1 in AP Top 25 preseason for first time https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/michigan-state-no-1-in-ap-top-25-preseason-for-first-time/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/michigan-state-no-1-in-ap-top-25-preseason-for-first-time/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:01:21 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23399 There isn’t much Michigan State basketball has yet to accomplish under Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo, from Big Ten titles and Final Four trips to winning a national championship. The Spartans can now add another milestone to the list: They are No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball preseason poll for the first time in program history.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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What we learned, what to watch vs. Penn State https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/what-we-learned-what-to-watch-vs-penn-state-2/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/21/what-we-learned-what-to-watch-vs-penn-state-2/#respond Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:18:14 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23397 MSU historically has been a strong bounce-back team after a loss under Dantonio, but the Wisconsin game got away from them in a hurry. The Spartans lost back-to-back games just once a year ago, and their last extended losing streak was a seven-game slide in 2016 in which they finished the season dropping nine of their last 10. Other than that year, MSU’s only other three-game skid in Dantonio’s 13 seasons during the 2007 and 2009 seasons.

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MSU Falls to No. 8 Penn State at Jenison https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/20/msu-falls-to-no-8-penn-state-at-jenison/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/20/msu-falls-to-no-8-penn-state-at-jenison/#respond Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:18:54 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23395 Michigan State fell to No. 8 Penn State at home on Sunday, 3-0 (24-26, 11-25, 19-25). MSU has dropped both matches with the Nittany Lions this season, and fall to 13-5 overall and 4-4 in Big Ten play. Penn State improves to 14-3 and 7-1 in Conference play.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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MSU’s Late Rally Falls Short to No. 18 Rutgers https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/20/msus-late-rally-falls-short-to-no-18-rutgers/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2019/10/20/msus-late-rally-falls-short-to-no-18-rutgers/#respond Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:17:34 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=23393 The Michigan State field hockey team’s late rally fell short Sunday afternoon, dropping a 3-2 decision to No. 18 Rutgers at Ralph Young Field.

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