The MSU Spartans found some of the New York Yankees ninth-inning magic on Saturday night. When everything seemed over and done for the Spartans (5-2, 3-2 Big Ten) sophomore quarterback Jeff Smoker threw an off-balance pass to junior tailback T.J.
Flint Northern football and basketball standout Matt Trannon verbally committed to play for the Spartans in 2002 on Friday afternoon.The 6-foot-7 wide receiver/forward will accept a scholarship from MSU football head coach Bobby Williams and in-turn give MSU mens basketball coach Tom Izzo a top 20 recruit with walk-on status.
Flint Northern football and basketball standout Matt Trannon will decided his fate as a college wide receiver/forward today at 2:30 p.m., Trannons Uncle Vincent Kirkland told The State News on Thursday.
The Prognosticators are back from a wild Halloween weekend in Madison, Wis. Vanilla Rice will try to redeem himself this week especially after realizing that its probably not wise to wear a Wisconsin sweatshirt to the Bobby Williams press conference and player interviews.
Madison, Wis. - The MSU football team rallied behind another fallen Spartan soldier Saturday as it beat Wisconsin 42-28 at Camp Randall Stadium. A season-ending injury stung sophomore cornerback Tyrell Dortch when he broke his leg in the second quarter. After doctors reset his leg in the field, Dortch was taken to the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, where he underwent surgery.
Madison, Wisc. - A starters leg broke, but MSUs spirit held firm, as the Spartans rolled to an erratic 42-28 victory at Wisconsin on Saturday. Sophomore cornerback Tyrell Dortch suffered the injury to his right leg while covering Badger wide receiver Lee Evans, who caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jim Sorgi to give Wisconsin a 14-7 with about seven minutes remaining in the first half.
MSUs Duffy Daugherty Football Building is operating more like an infirmary these days. With at least 10 players injured - six of them out for at least three weeks or more - the prognosis is shaky for a strong second half of the season. The Spartans latest spell of doom came Saturday in a 28-19 loss at Minnesota. And nobody was hit harder than MSUs quarterbacks.
Minneapolis - Things have been rough for me lately. I took the toughest midterm of my life Friday morning,Then about an hour later, I began an 11-hour Midwest highway trek with my fellow State Newsers to cover the MSU-Minnesota game.Then shortly after the Spartans disappointing 28-19 loss Saturday, I found out my girlfriend didnt receive the flowers I bought her - so much for a little bit of sweetness on Sweetest Day.