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Play of Kranda not enough for MSU to Sweep Weekend Play

Play of Kranda not enough for MSU to Sweep Weekend Play

September 27, 2015
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The Spartan volleyball team opened up the 2015 Big Ten season against the Indiana Hoosiers at Jenison Fieldhouse on Friday evening, sweeping IU 3-0 to improve to 9-3 on the season. The 1995 championship team was honored throughout the evening as well, which set the stage for what would end up being a dominating...

Athlete of the Month | Alina Cartwright

April 17, 2015
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Get to know Alina Cartwright, a senior gymnast on the Michigan State gymnastics team and your Impact Athlete of the Month. Cartwright’s career-high scores are 9.95 on vault, 9.90 on bars and 9.875 on beam. Earlier this month, she just traveled to Iowa to compete at NCAA Regionals, where the Spar...

Athlete of the Week – Jarred Gambrell

December 10, 2014
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This week’s Athlete of the Week is Jarred Gambrell, a senior jumper for Michigan State track & field. Gambrell’s collegiate bests include 7.17m/23-6.25 in the long jump and 15.46m/50-8.75 in the triple jump. Impact Sports journalist, Jordan Yagiela, sat down with Gambrell and learned m...

Dantonio Takes More “Diplomatic” Approach While Discussing Michigan Rivalry

October 22, 2014
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The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry has always been a heated one on the football field, but when Mark Dantonio took over as head coach of the Spartans in 2007, the teams were headed in different directions. Michigan State was annually competing to simply make a bowl game while the Wolverines were...

Top MSU Women’s Basketball Players of All Time: No. 3

September 21, 2014
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Over the years, many Spartans have demonstrated their skills on the court. In the lead-up to the women’s basketball season, Impact Sports takes a look at the top 10 women’s basketball players in Spartan history. This week we look at No. 3. Read More »...

Spartans Travel to Oregon for Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge

September 11, 2014
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The Spartans will face No. 18 Oregon and unranked Oregon State this weekend as part of the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge. After dropping a pair of matches against No. 20 North Carolina and No. 19 Duke, the Spartans are eager to show they can put up a fight against ranked opponents and have been working on improvements this week in practice. Read More »...

Spartans Show Improvement, but Fall to Duke in Five Sets

September 7, 2014
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Big Ten-ACC Challenge play continued for the No. 14 Spartans Saturday evening against No. 19 Duke. The Spartans displayed more cohesive offensive play than in Friday’s three-set loss to No. 20 North Carolina, but fell to the Blue Devils 3-2 in five sets: 25-13, 22-25, 25-23, 23-25, 10-15. R...

Spartans Fall to UNC in Home Opener

September 6, 2014
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There was no shortage of energy at Jenison Field House Friday night. It was evident in the stands, obvious on the court. However, it did not work in the Spartans’ favor. Read More »...

MSU Today 8/1/14

MSU Today 8/1/14

Russ White
August 1, 2014
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Spartan volleyball is the topic in a visit from MSU volleyball coach Cathy George and two time Big Ten volleyball defensive player of the year Kori Moster. Kirk Heinze talks with Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. Also, a conversation with MSU's Vice Presi...

Summer Camps End, Moster Instills Love of the Game

July 23, 2014
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Though in the midst of preparations for the quickly approaching 2014 season, Spartan women’s volleyball spent some time giving back and instilling the love of the game in the hearts of young girls. All-American libero Kori Moster is one of the Spartans working this year’s summer camps. “Rea...

A Dedicated Super Fan for MSU Women’s Basketball

February 26, 2014
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Compared to men’s basketball, women’s basketball often gets less attention and less fans in the arena. Though smaller in number, the women’s team has picked up some very dedicated fans. One of them is Stephanie Russell. At every home game for the Spartans, Russell is the one standout voice tha...

Year in Review: The Biggest Sports Newsmakers of 2013

December 30, 2013
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2013 has been a year of ups and downs for sports. There has been inspiring highs and devastating lows. Below, Impact Sports looks at 10 of the biggest sports newsmakers of 2013. These newsmakers changed the human eye of sports this year and had an impact on the future of athletics. Read More &raq...

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