After falling in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, the MSU women's soccer team got a bit of good news Monday. The Spartans (12-6-2 overall, 5-4-2 Big Ten) were selected to their first NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament in the 17-year history of the program. "It feels awesome," head coach Tom Saxton said in a written statement.
After Mondays announcement that Bobby Williams will no longer be MSUs head football coach, students and trustees are making their feelings known.MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson released a statement following the announcement that said he felt Williams was not given a fair opportunity to build a program.Ferguson, who is the only black member of the Board of Trustees, cited the two coaches who preceded Williams, George Perles and Nick Saban, were given at least four years to develop a program.Following the firing of Williams there are now only three black coaches in Division I-A football.The Black Student Alliance will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Clarkston - The parking lot at DTE Energy Music Theatre was covered in empty bottles of Labatt Blue and the familiar red and white of our neighbors to the north. Canadians invaded the small suburb of Detroit on Saturday for a chance to catch one of Canadas biggest attractions, The Tragically Hip. The Hip took the stage to the screams of, Hip, hip, hip
In the midst of a 12-game road trip, the Lansing Lugnuts have had a wild ride thus far. Lansing (9-10) is 0-2 to start the trip, with two games remaining with the Michigan Battle Cats, four games with the Dayton Dragons and four with the West Michigan Whitecaps. The optimism that was created with a franchise-best 5-2 start is now gone. In the first game of the road trip, the Lugnuts pitched well enough to win, but the bats never showed up.