Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Most Memorable Moments of MSU Sports

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.
Downtown CADL - 401 S. Capitol Ave.

Every Spartan fan has a favorite sports memory. Perhaps yours was when Magic Johnson led the Spartans to the 1977 NCAA Basketball Championship, the career of Jumping Johnny Green, or the 2015 Women's Cross Country NCAA Championship. Join longtime sports journalist Jack Ebling, current host of the weekday radio program "The Drive" as he discusses some of his favorite moments in MSU sports.

"The Drive" is live weekdays from 3:00-6:00 pm on The Team 92.1 WQTX.

Ebling has covered sports and more as a writer and broadcaster in mid-Michigan since 1978. A three-time Michigan Sportswriter of the Year, he was a 2006 inductee into the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame.

He has authored several books on Spartan sports including Heart of a Spartan: The Story of Michigan State Football Renaissance, Spartan Champions JUD: A Magical Journey, Magic Moments, and Green Glory.

A Redford Township native and two-time graduate of MSU, Ebling has contributed more than 125 pieces for national publications, including The Sporting News, Basketball Times, Street & Smith's College Football, and College Basketball, and Sports Illustrated. He also has made frequent television guest appearances on the Big Ten Network.

He is currently the columnist for 247Sports Spartan Tailgate premium website. He also served as editor/columnist for Greater Lansing SPORT magazine from 2008-2012. The former English teacher and coach in Lapeer spent nearly a quart-century as a beat writer and columnist for the Lansing State Journal and won 21 major writing awards.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own lists of most memorable Spartan sports moments.

The event is free and open to the public.