MSU midfielder Sean Kerrigan salutes the DeMartin faithful after sinking a late penalty kick on Sept. 7.

MSU Men’s Soccer takes Nail-Biter over Dayton on late PK

The Michigan State men’s soccer team returned to East Lansing Thursday night to host the Dayton Flyers on a rainy night at DeMartin Stadium. The game was a scoreless affair until the 84th minute, when Spartan junior midfielder Sean Kerrigan was fouled in Dayton’s box for a penalty. Replay confirmed the penalty called on the field, and Kerrigan scored the ensuing penalty kick to give Michigan State a 1-0 lead that would eventually be the final score. 

Two men in yellow jail clothes and their attorneys confer at courtroom table.

Men accused of 2018 slaying of Bath hunter to stand trial

Two men accused of the 2018 slaying of a Hmong-American hunter in Bath Township will stand trial. This comes after a three-day preliminary hearing to determine whether there is probable cause to bind the charges over from the District Court to the Circuit Court to move the case forward to the formal trial.

DeWitt students’ artwork spreads smiles to Spartans

The violence on Michigan State’s campus on Feb. 13 prompted many in the Lansing community to support Michigan State students. “Spartan Strong” posters, signs in store windows, and thousands upon thousands of flowers brightened the usually dreary mid-February campus. The university’s more than 50,000 students realized that there are hundreds of thousands more who care deeply for them, and wanted to express that in even the smallest of ways.

In the Communication Arts and Sciences building on campus, splashes of color in children’s artwork brightened the halls.

Thomas Olson, left, and Robert Rodway

No bond for suspects in 2018 slaying of Bath Township hunter

Two Lansing-area men accused of the 2018 killing of a hunter in Bath Township were denied bond in a hearing Jan. 31.

Thomas Olson, of Grand Blanc Township, and Robert Rodway, of St. Johns, both 34, face murder and robbery charges in the death of Chong Moua Yang. Yang, 68, of Lansing, was found fatally shot in the Rose Lake Wildlife Area of Bath Township in November 2018, where he frequently hunted.