Gymnastics

Joining Forces: Holt Gymnastics Welcomes Mason, Forming New Co-op Team

Oct 4, 2018
Holt/Mason Varsity Gymnastics

Mid-Michigan high schools, like many others in the state, are struggling to keep gymnastics programs going in the face of dominant club programs.

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry Nassar's abusive conduct was allowed to run unchecked for so long.

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Clasina Syrovy would change the subject whenever someone asked if she knew former sports doctor Larry Nassar or mentioned news coverage of the unfolding scandal over his sexual abuse of young gymnasts.

 

Nassar in Eaton County courtroom photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 60-year prison sentence for a Michigan sports doctor who was caught with child pornography while under investigation for sexual assault.

man in courtroom
WKAR File Photo

A plea deal could be in the works for a former doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics charged in federal court with obtaining and possessing child pornography. 


Larry Nassar photo
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Prosecutors have dropped some charges against Larry Nassar who is accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts.

MSU freshman’s legacy lives on in hockey arena plan and foundation

Dec 22, 2016
Tara Wasik

NORTHVILLE, Mich.— Before every Detroit Catholic Central hockey game, two best friends, and teammates, went through pre-game rituals together. Mitchel Kiefer and Sheldon Wasik kicked a soccer ball and threw around a Frisbee to make their nerves go away.