March Magic Hoopfest is a true celebration of basketball, and what better possible timing? Mid-March is the best possible time for basketball, I mean every hoop-lovers dream. You've got prep basketball playoffs going on and the college ranks are preparing for the big tournament, brackets are flying around and everybody is keeping their eye on their favorite team and learning about the match-ups with possible opponents.
The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) and the Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA) held its annual meeting on February 22nd, and announced both good news for the local economy and recognized numerous individuals with awards for vision, dedication and loyalty throughout the year.
The 2018 Winter Olympics have taken over the world with its colorful characters and fantastic feats of athleticism. It's an awesome time to feel part of this global community but more than that it’s so impressive to see these incredible athletes perform. The passion, excellence and dedication these men and women pour into their events is at the heart of what makes sports so great.
December 21, 2017 by Matt Vande Bunte
By the time the Professional Disc Golf Association U.S. Women Disc Golf Championships get underway next fall, it will have been years since the Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA) started working to make the event happen.
NUWAY Wrestling, America's Premier Wrestling Association, is coming back to the Lansing Center for some of the best youth wrestling competition in the country. The NUWAY Wrestling ChristmaSparty (a youth wrestling tournament featuring over 1,200 wrestlers from across the country) will bring the Lansing Center to a fever-pitch December 16-17, 2017.
December 04, 2017 by Brendan Dwyer
This past November a record-shattering number of athletes from around Michigan competed in the Special Olympics Michigan Poly Hockey and Unified Bowling State Finals held in Greater Lansing.
November 15, 2017 by Nate Reens
Maybe you've heard about Michigan State's basketball teams this year?
Tom Izzo's squad is a national title favorite and the Spartans are led by Miles Bridges, the consensus player of year in the Big Ten and the country.
This summer, three Lansing-area public parks became testing grounds for Sports Bin, a new local program that encourages physical activity and team sports by providing free sports gear onsite.
Homecoming. The time of year where students, alumni, adults, and children all come together for one purpose: to share their Spartan pride. The city of East Lansing bleeds green through the week as fellow Spartans, new comers and visitors rejoice in the Homecoming festivities.
It's an exciting time of year, and every sports fan who bleeds green or wears blue is wringing his or her hands in fevered anticipation. It's rivalry week and that means it's MSU versus Michigan on the grid iron.