It’s cold in East Lansing but warm in Delray Beach, Fla. as head swim coach Matt Gianiodis calls in to discuss the progress of his team’s training trip and what goes on outside of swim practices. Host Max King previews the second semester schedule for the Spartans all the way from January to the end of March.
The Spartans, coming off a 63-57 loss against Oklahoma State, are ready to take on Georgetown for the second time in team history in their last matchup of the 2013 Puerto Rico Classic.
Head coach Suzy Merchant is looking for more offensive play out of her team, but she is not dwelling on yesterday’s loss.
“We gotta get after it, we can’t cry about this one, learn from it and move on,” Merchant said. Read More…
As I walked out of South Neighborhood, I had a glum feeling in my gut and disappointment in my heart. The Spartans had just dropped a heartbreaker to Notre Dame, 17-13. As I walked back to my dorm, I had serious doubts as to what the future would hold for this Spartan football team.
That was September. Read More…
Just because MSU’s Fall 2013 semester is over doesn‘t mean Dan Krier & Ryan Smith don’t incessantly talk about sports picks on a constant basis. Wow they do.
Take a journey into Walk the Line print edition for NFL Week 16 and the Las Veas Bowl to boot. Though Dan & Ryan don’t always agree on outcomes, they can surely agree on one thing: winning means being right.
Here we go… Read More…
Escaping the cold of Michigan, the Spartans play their first matchup of the 2013 Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan against No. 13 Oklahoma State at 2 p.m. today.
Coming off of an 80-62 win against Oakland University, the Spartans are hoping to break the 2-2 all-time series tie against the Cowgirls.
In the long overdue return of the Izzone, Hayes talks about the Spartan’s game against North Florida as well as his take on the state of MSU basketball.
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Starting off the game a bit rusty, the Spartans missed a few too many shots against Oakland, ending the first half 27-26.
“We needed to get our chemistry on the court,” said forward Annalise Pickrel. Read More…
This week, Aerial Powers received the Big Ten Player of the Week award. This is Powers’ second time winning the award this year, while becoming the first Spartan ever to earn the award twice in one season.
Powers, a redshirt freshman who was unable to play last year due to injuries, has been dominating games. Read More…
Big Ten Coach of the Year, National Assistant Coach of the Year and the Jim Thorpe Award.
With these awards, MSU Football is cleaning up at the individual level, and The Pact talks with Lisa Curry, mother of award-winner Darqueze Dennard, about her son’s success.
Although they started off sluggish, the Michigan State Spartans rallied to defeat the Oakland Grizzlies on Sunday at the Breslin Center.
Freshman, Aerial Powers, led the Spartans with a double-double, 21 points and 11 rebounds, which was her third double-double in the last four games. Annalise Pickrel scored 20 points and tied her career high with five 3-pointers. Read More…
After coming off a tough series last weekend against the top-ranked Golden Gophers, the Spartans were faced with one last test during finals week before heading home for break.
Saturday evening, Michigan State welcomed the No. 4 Ferris State Bulldogs to East Lansing and came up short, losing 2-0.
A short-handed Michigan State team narrowly edged Oakland University, 67-63, Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Spartans were without Gary Harris due to an ankle injury, Matt Costello because of mononucleosis and Kenny Kaminski who is suspended indefinitely, due to academic issues. Read More…
It has been six years since former Michigan running back Mike Hart called Michigan State their “little brothers,” and a lot has changed since then. Read More…
Michigan State: 25, 17, 17, 22
Penn State: 22, 25, 25, 25
What began as a seemingly favorable game for MSU, winning the first set 25-22, ended in favor of Penn State.
Michigan State made it to the Sweet-16 in back-to-back seasons and fell in both. Last year, it was to Michigan.
Everything ended up roses!
Dan Krier & Ryan Smith celebrate Michigan State’s Big Ten Football Championship victory over Urban Meyer and Ohio State last Saturday, securing the Spartans a January 1st visit to Pasadena, California to play Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game, ending a 26-year drought for the Green & White. Read More…
Lansing United’s first signing has quite a story behind him.
From South Africa to the MLS to Lansing, 33-year-old Thabiso “Boyzzz” Khumalo was revealed as Lansing United’s first-ever signing and the key building block that the team’s predicted success will be built around.
After a 3-1 victory over No. 17 Kentucky at their home court in Lexington last Sunday, the Spartans’ next opponent will be No. 2 Penn State this Friday at 5 p.m.
Although the Nittany Lions are 1-1 this season against MSU, Penn State is now on a 21-game winning streak since their loss to MSU in September.
“We’re very familiar with them. They’re a great team, they have great momentum going into this tournament and some unbelievably physical players,” head coach Cathy George said.
Eric Rudland will be in charge of constructing Lansing United’s roster as well as all the coaching duties throughout the team’s upcoming summer season.
“When I sat down with (Jeremy Sampson) it was very apparent that he’s passionate about this organization,” Rudland said. “He wanted to do things the right way and that made my decision to get involved very easy.”
After splitting games with the top-ranked Golden Gophers this past weekend, Michigan State men’s ice hockey prepares to face another top-five team this upcoming Saturday against Ferris State University.
Head coach Tom Anastos said his team now knows what it takes to compete with some of the best teams in the country and added the shootout win “wasn’t good enough.”