Monthly Archives: September 2013

Good Wins, Tough Losses

The Spartan Spitfires Quidditch team returned to East Lansing after their first tournament away from home this year. After a succesful outing in Ohio Saturday, head coach Ian Hoopingarner and the Spitfires continued their intramural play at Munn Field on Sunday. The North Nords rolled in a dominating performance against the Hip-Hoppagriffs, 140*-40. Read More…

Second Loss Comes to Tough Opponent

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Spartans lost for only the second time this season – to the No. 18 Wisconsin Badgers September 30, 2-0.

“I thought it was a good college soccer game against a nationally-ranked team,” said head coach Tom Saxton. “We knew Wisconsin would be a very good side and I thought we played end-to-end with them. It comes down to plays in the box as it always does in our sport, and they made them and we didn’t.” Read More…

Offense Carries Women’s Soccer to 3-0 Victory over Minnesota

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Offense continued to dominate, as the Michigan State women’s soccer team defeated the visiting Minnesota Gophers 3-0, on September 27 at DeMartin Stadium.

Michigan State’s offense was led by sophomore forward Allyson Krause, redshirt-sophomore defender Mary Kathryn Fiebernitz and junior midfielder Megan Marsack, who each tallied a goal. Read More…

Off-Season Wrap

Michigan State Division I Women’s Hockey team is coming off an unexpected, but exciting season.  The team captured its first CCWHA Championship in school history, beating Robert Morris 1-0 in the championship game.

“Some would say we were a blue collar team,” said head coach Jeff Wilson. “We didn’t have a lot of star performance and we weren’t expected to win.” Read More…

Know Your Enemy: Notre Dame

Last Week’s Result:  The Fighting Irish played their second straight game against a Big Ten opponent last Saturday as they traveled to West Lafayette to challenge the Purdue Boilermakers.  Notre Dame bounced back from their loss to Michigan with a tough 31-24 victory over Purdue in these teams’ 85th meeting. Read More…

Shocking Accident

A Michigan State Spartans assistant softball coach died in a rollover crash on Interstate 96 on Wednesday.

According to USA Today, Charles Fobbs, who joined the team as a full-time assistant coach in fall 2012, was killed when he swerved to avoid slowing traffic and his car left the road, rolling several times. Fobbs died at the scene. Read More…

Lions Twitter Reaction – Week 1

#MINvsDET

The Lions took the field Sunday afternoon hoping to bounce back from their disappointing 4-12 season in 2012.

What looked like the start of a dominating offensive performance quickly turned into another hard-to-watch Lions football game.  Don’t let the negative tweets from fans take effect – the Lions are in good shape heading into week two at Arizona, and they snapped their eight-game regular season losing streak, to start off 2013, at 1-0. Read More…

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