Former MSU Standout Sack Passes Away

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Former Michigan State baseball standout Jim Sack has passed away at the age of 88 in his hometown of Grand Ledge. Sack was a three time letter winner from 1954-56 and played on the Spartans’ only College World Series team in 1954. He hit .354 for his college career and was selected in the 1956 major league draft by Los Angeles. A memorial service is planned at a later date.
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College Basketball Odds: Washington vs. Gonzaga prediction, odds and pick – 12/9/2022

The Washington Huskies take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Check out our college basketball odds series for our Washington Gonzaga prediction and pick. The college basketball season has not been what Gonzaga wanted it to be. Not only have the Zags lost big to Purdue and gotten handled by Texas and Baylor; even some of their […] The post College Basketball Odds: Washington vs. Gonzaga prediction, odds and pick – 12/9/2022 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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UNCG celebrates a resilient graduating class

With the end of the fall term, another group of graduates has completed their educational goals amidst unprecedented conditions. On Friday, December 9, UNC Greensboro faculty, students, and their families gathered at the Greensboro Coliseum to celebrate 1,486 baccalaureate graduates, award 370 master’s degrees, and acknowledge 110 doctoral degrees that were granted in a hooding ceremony the previous day. Themes of resiliency and community spirit resounded throughout the ceremony.
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Spartans Ranked in WCGA Preseason Poll

MARLBORO, N.J. –The defending Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Champion San José State women's gymnastics team begins the 2023 season ranked 36th in the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association Preseason Poll, as voted on by the members of the association. The Spartans won the 2022 MPSF Championship and competed at...

Shaker Heights, Richmond Heights knocking on the door of girls basketball Top 25

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Now that we are three weeks into the girls basketball season, enough time has gone by to be able to identify some programs that are turning things around. Two such teams are Richmond Heights and Shaker Heights. Under coach Eugene White, Richmond Heights is 5-0 after winning just two of 21 games last season. The strength of schedule is such that the Spartans haven’t broken into the Top 25, but they are now listed among the teams to watch.

After a Week Layoff, Men's Basketball Returns to Action Hosting South Carolina State Saturday

USC Upstate (4-4; 0-0 Big South) vs. South Carolina State (1-9; 0-0 MEAC) G.B. Hodge Center | Spartanburg, S.C. TV: Ingles Nexstar Game of the Week | ESPN+ or WYCW/WWCW/WMYT. Saturday's meeting between USC Upstate and South Carolina State marks the fourth meeting between the two schools in the Spartans' Division I era (2007-pres.) as all meetings have come during the Dave Dickerson era (2018-pres.) of Upstate basketball. The Spartans have taken each meeting with the Bulldogs, including an 82-78 victory last season at South Carolina State. Of note, each game in the series has been decided by four or fewer points.
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Trieu: Quarterback among visitors this weekend at Michigan State

Michigan State will have high school recruits, JUCO prospects and transfer-portal targets on campus this weekend for official visits. One of the intriguing names that has come onto the radar recently is West Linn (Oregon) quarterback Sam Leavitt. He is notable for several reasons. He is committed to Washington State...

Wildcats Take Down Spartans

Richfield came to town on Wednesday ready to hit the mat. The Spartans got the early wins with Monty Christiansen (113) and Derrick Birch (120), who both won by pin. Then, things took a turn for the worst as Richfield took the next six matches. Rogun Sitterud (165) got the Spartans back on track with a win by pin as did Dane Sitterud (175).

Buzz off! Hornets snap 9 game losing streak to Central

Marcella Lyerly's double-double helps Calipatria edge by Central 32-30 on Wednesday night. EL CENTRO, Calif. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - Central's star senior guard Moyra Garcia was out with the flu on Wednesday night and the Calipatria Hornets took full advantage. The Hornets started the game on a 16-2 run. Central would storm back to make the game close in the end. Trailing by two points with :30 seconds to play, the Spartans had numerous chances to tie and take the lead. Most notably was a three point try by senior Briana Martin that hit the side of the rim. Calipatria senior Audrey Zendejas came up with the ball and eventually was fouled by Central with :04 seconds remaining. The Hornets would then run out the clock and hang on to a 32-30 win.

Highlights & scores: Boy’s Frontier League & NAC hoops, plus pro hockey

(WWNY) - There was plenty of boys’ high school basketball action in the Frontier League and Northern Athletic Conference Thursday night. There was also pro hockey on the ice. In boys’ Frontier League basketball from Adams, South Jefferson hosted the General Brown Lions. In the first quarter, Curtis...

MSU basketball listed as No. 7 seed in Andy Katz' first bracket prediction of season

Andy Katz of believes Michigan State basketball will end up in the same landing spot in the NCAA Tournament as last year. Katz released his first NCAA Tournament bracket prediction of the year on Thursday, and it has the Spartans ending up as a No. 7 seed — just like last year. Katz predicts Michigan State will play No. 10 seed Utah in the opening round of the big dance.