Found February 21, 2012 on Lions Blog:
The Michigan State Police bomb squad disposed of a 40 mm practice round from a grenade launcher at a residence in the 2000 block of Henry Road in Port Huron Township Monday evening.

Drew Sharp: Izzo-Green relationship propels MSU

Proving skeptics wrong never was the finish line for Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and his chief surrogate, Draymond Green. Green succinctly framed it for me following the Spartans' victory over Wisconsin last week:

M. Basketball. First-Place Spartans Travel To Minnesota

Michigan State enters the final two weeks of the regular season with a one-game lead in the Big Ten standings. This is the middle game for MSU in a stretch of five games in 13 days. The Spartans have won six true road games this season, including four in Big Ten play.

Michigan State women top No. 17 Purdue 67-52 in OT (AP)

Becca Mills scored 17 points and Michigan State beat No. 17 Purdue 67-52 in overtime Sunday. Lykendra Johnson had 15 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots for the Spartans (17-10, 9-5 Big Ten), who scored the first 11 points in overtime and outscored the Boilermakers 18-3 in the extra five minutes.

Huskers Meet Michigan State for First Time

The No. 23 Nebraska women's basketball team closes Big Ten regular-season road action when the Huskers meet Michigan State for the first time in school history on Thursday in East Lansing, Mich.

Austin Thornton is making mark at Michigan State in fifth year

"Hey, Grandpa!" hollered Michigan State assistant coach Dane Fife, trying to get the attention of starting shooting guard Austin Thornton. "Save some for (later)!"

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Opens Up Conference Play

The Michigan State women's tennis team (6-1) hosts No. 11 Michigan (5-3) in its Big Ten conference opener. The match takes place Wednesday, Feb. 22nd at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility and is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

Veterans' help wanted to boost state trooper ranks

The director of the Michigan State Police, preparing to recruit significant numbers of troopers for the first time in decades, is putting out a welcome mat for veterans returning from military duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Baseball. Tony Bucciferro Named Big Ten Co-Pitcher of the Week

Michigan State senior right-hander Tony Bucciferro has been named the Big Ten Co-Pitcher of the Week, the conference office Monday afternoon. Bucciferro earned the win over No. 11 St. John's in MSU's season-opening 11-4 victory over the Red Storm last Friday at the Big Ten/Big East Challenge. The Joliet, Ill., native retired the first 13 batters he faced and only allowed...

W. Basketball. Suzy Merchant Weekly Press Conference Coverage

Michigan State women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant held her weekly press conference on Monday, Feb. 20 at Breslin Center. Merchant looked back at the team's two wins this week, including Sunday's Play4Kay win over No. 17 Purdue, while also looking forward to the final two games of the regular season.

Track. Preview: 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships

Michigan State hopes to bring a fourth Big Ten title back to East Lansing by sending fifty-eight athletes to Lincoln, Nebraska. Action is slated to start on Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th with both days of competition beginning at 10 a.m.

Arc: Michigan State moves to a No. 1 seed

Arc: Fresh off road wins at Ohio State and Purdue, Michigan State has not only grabbed first place in the Big Ten but also a No. 1 seed in this week’s bracket projection.

M. Soccer. Rensing Adds Nine In Stellar 2012 Recruiting Class Rensing Adds Nine for Stellar 2012 Recruiting Class

Michigan State head men's soccer coach Damon Rensing has announced that six players have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Spartan soccer program. A combination of six freshmen and three transfers will join the Spartans' roster for this upcoming fall season.

Big Ten set up for fantastic finish (AP)

Michigan State has surged to the top of the Big Ten standings, winning five straight, including a game at Ohio State, to snatch sole possession of first place. Tom Izzo isn't ready to celebrate. "Not even a little bit," Izzo said Monday. The sixth-ranked Spartans aren't comfortable with only a one-game lead over the eighth-ranked Buckeyes and No.

Price Completes the Circle

One year ago Josiah Price wondered if he had the skills to earn a Division One football scholarship. His performance at the Best of the Midwest Combine opened up several doors including one to Michigan State. Price spoke with Spartans Digest about making the circle complete during this year’s combine event.

Muir, Hollis to join NCAA men's basketball panel

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Delaware athletic director Bernard Muir and Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis are joining the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee.
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