COLUMN: Suzy Merchant's legacy extends much further than the basketball court
When the hundreds of little girls that come to the Breslin to see Suzy Merchant coach grow up, they’ll remember the example she set for them, cling to her words of advice and motivation and mimic her work ethic and character as they go out into the world.
Michigan women's basketball honors Michigan State with warmup shirts following Monday's shooting
Despite the rivalry, Michigan women's basketball took time this week to honor the Michigan State community by wearing green and white Spartan shirts while warming up against Indiana Thursday.
Michigan State asks Detroit artist to paint The Rock, fourth time since shooting
“It feels good that I can serve the community and that I’m recognized enough to be sought after for impactful, meaningful work and that’s what I work for,” Lee said. “I love for art to serve the community more than just pretty pictures, but I hate to come for this reason. I take no joy in doing this.”
Michigan State baseball celebrates 17th annual First Pitch Dinner
The Michigan State baseball team hosted its annual First Pitch Dinner Sunday afternoon, ringing in the unofficial start of the 2023 season. In attendance were Alumnus of the Year recipient Eric Rosekrans and keynote speaker and Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield.
COLUMN: Why we celebrate being women in sports
In honor of the 37th National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the women of The State News sports and multimedia desks share what the day means to us. Here are our perspectives on being women in sports and why we celebrate today.