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Albion College to Play Against Michigan State University in Men’s Hoops

Albion College, the 2019 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament champions, will tip off the men’s basketball season with an October 29th exhibition game against Big Ten Champion and Final Four participant Michigan State University. JTV Sports | June 20th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray Tip time and any television coverage for Albion College's game against the Spartans will be announced at a later date. In addition to giving Albion a powerful test prior to its November 8th opener at the University of Mount Union- the exhibition also means Albion guards Zachary and Khy Winston will play against their older brother Cassius. Winston was a consensus All-American and the Big Ten Player of the Year for Michigan State in 2019. “We have the utmost respect for Head Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State basketball program,” Albion Head Coach Jody May said. “We are excited for the opportunity to take the floor against one of the top college basketball teams in the country" The MIAA is America’s oldest collegiate conference and Michigan State was a member of the MIAA from 1888-1907 when it was known as Michigan Agricultural College. The Britons and Spartans have played 11 official men’s basketball games, the last two…

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ArShawn Parker raising funds for Albion students

ArShawn Parker, who will complete his requirements for an Albion degree during the 2019-2020 academic year, is working to raise funds for himself and a group of Albion students to attend a month-long InterVarsity Leadership Institute in Cedarville this summer. JTV Sports | June 11th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray ArShawn Parker is ready to begin his next challenge after completing his Albion College men’s basketball career in March. The Mumford High School product who will complete his requirements for an Albion degree during the 2019-2020 academic year, is working to raise funds for himself and a group of Albion students to attend a month-long InterVarsity Leadership Institute in Cedarville, Mich., this summer. “I became a part of InterVarsity at the end of my sophomore year, and I slowly began to understand what it truly meant to be a Christian,” Parker said. “Since then, God has taken my faith and ran with it." “The leadership institute will train my classmates and me to be leaders on campus, in the church and the worlds for the rest of our lives,” he added. “It will change our lives.” If you're interested in making a donation, contact Parker at ap12@albion.edu.  This article is a release from…

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