East Lansing junior receiver Tyler Washington (30) holds onto the ball to score on a 38-yard pass from quarterback Sam Busch, as Portage Northern defender Jaleel Williams (12) reaches in vain. East Lansing won 35-28 in overtime Friday night to improve its record to 3-1. (Photos by Raymond Holt)
East Lansing’s Public Library will play host to a special community conversation later today: “East Lansing Talks about Suicide and Self-Harm.” City Council member Shanna Draheim has urged citizens to consider attending.
The East Lansing Public Library staff is eager to create an after-school environment that will benefit all students, explains ELi's Xochitl Kwasnik. All are welcome to a public meeting about this to be held this evening.
Junior Andrel Anthony caught two touchdown passes and the East Lansing defense forced four turnovers in Friday's 27-0 season-opening victory over St. Johns. ELi's Mark Meyer reports on the game that started Thursday evening, was suspended due to stormy weather, and then resumed under sunnier skies.
East Lansing opens the high school football season Thursday night at St. Johns, and the host Redwings likely have not forgotten the 40-6 loss they suffered to the Trojans last year at Lynn C. Adams Stadium. Mark Meyer recently sat down with ELHS head coach Bill Feraco to preview what’s in store for Trojan fans this season.
Sunday’s “One Book, One Community” discussion centered on the struggle for affordable housing and the effects of eviction as described by Matthew Desmond in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Anaiis Rios-Kosaga, a graduate of ELi’s Summer Youth Journalism program, brings us this report.
The first day of school at the newly constructed Donley Elementary will showcase a building with updates and upgrades galore for students, faculty, and staff. ELi reporter Mark Meyer and photographer Raymond Holt toured the building with Superintendent Dori Leyko to help capture an inside look.