Lansing Lugnuts

Lansing Lugnuts
Greg Monahan

Lansing Lugnuts in-stadium host Greg Monahan stops by Current Sports with Al Martin to talk about his time in Lansing coming to an end. Monahan has accepted a new job in Minnesota and discusses the transition, voicing a heartfelt goodbye to all of the fans who showed him love throughout the past few years at Cooley Law School Stadium. Monahan also updates us on the positive turnaround during his battle with ulcerative colitis. That, and more, on today's Current Sports Segment of the Day. 

Current Sports | July 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
Lansing Lugnuts
WKAR-MSU

Magic Johnson on Earle Robinson; Greg Monahan; Lansing Lugnuts


WATCH - Cooley Law School Stadium Transforms To Do Double Professional Franchise Duty

May 22, 2019
Ian Kress

Originally designed to just be a professional minor league baseball stadium, Cooley Law School Stadium has been hosting the Lugnuts and a soccer franchise for the first time. 

Lansing Lugnuts Attract Fans Baseball, Bobbleheads And Creative Promotions

May 20, 2019
Lansing Lugnuts

It takes more than homers and no-hitters to put fans in the stands, so the Lugnuts go with creative promotions to attract Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and other pop culture fans.

Eva Salinas
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On Sunday the 'Lansing Lugnuts' became the 'Lansing Locos' in honor of Copa de la Diversión, which is a program aimed at connecting professional teams with their diverse communities. The change was fit with a new logo and jersey swap for the team; but it wasn't the only celebration taking place. Eva Salinas celebrated her 100th birthday, becoming one of the oldest living people in Lansing's Hispanic community.

Current Sports | May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019
High School Football
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MHSAA playoff format changes; Eva Salinas feature; Nick Ward; 2019 NBA Draft


Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
WKAR-MSU

Now that college basketball is done for the time being, it's time to focus on baseball! Al brings on the voice of the Lansing Lugnuts, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, to talk Lansing-area sports and the start of another minor league baseball season!


Current Sports | April 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019
Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Tom Izzo; Kenny Goins; Cassius Winston; Jarrett Culver; Tariq Owens; Kyle Guy; De'Andre Hunter; Jesse Goldberg-Strassler


New Pro Soccer League Brings Higher Level Soccer to Lansing

Dec 27, 2018
Lansing Ignite
Michael Duke

The Popular Amateur Lansing United Club is Turning into Lansing Ignite FC, Thanks to a New League and New Team Ownership.

Benjamin Dare Grimes
WKAR-MSU

WKAR Current Sports fan Benjamin Dare Grimes is the happy winner of the 2018 WKAR Facebook Lugnuts GiveAway! 

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Current Sports with Al Martin has hit the road! Listen as Al broadcasts in front of Cooley Law School Stadium and invites you for an hour of baseball fun! 

Cooley Law School Stadium, Lansing Ignite
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Join Current Sports' Al Martin this Friday, July 20 at Cooley Law School Stadium ahead of the Salute to Service game against Peoria. The LIVE broadcast will begin at 6 pm and go until game time at 7 pm.

WKAR's Karel Vega spoke to Al to find out more about Current Sports' first ever live remote broadcast. 


Current Sports with Al Martin
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Jul. 20 at 6pm on 105.1FM/870AM and Facebook Live | Join Al Martin, Current Sports host on WKAR Radio, as he broadcasts LIVE from WMU Cooley Law School Stadium ahead of the Lansing Lugnuts game.

Current Sports | June 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018
WKAR

2018 Midwestern League All-Star Game; Jesse Goldberg-Strassler; James Manuel; Maurice Benson; Lansing Legends ABA Team

Cooley Stadium Gets Expanded Protective Netting

Jun 5, 2018
The new netting expands to the outer edge of both dugouts.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

If you like going to Lansing Lugnuts games but you’re afraid of getting hit by a foul ball, you’re in luck. Cooley Law School Stadium is extending their protective netting. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


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