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#BOTF VI: Finalists Ready for 'Battle'

#BOTF VI: Finalists Ready for 'Battle'
Monday, January 9, 2017
Last year’s champion is back. So is the first to hoist a Battle of the Fans banner. And sticking with the familiar, two more past contenders are looking to take the final step and be named Michigan’s best high school student cheering section. But watch out ...
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Call for SBP Excellence Awards Entries

Call for SBP Excellence Awards Entries
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
The MHSAA again will recognize the efforts of its members participating in the School Broadcast Program through the fourth annual SBP Excellence Awards, which is now accepting applications for content produced during the 2016-17 school year.
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Watch XC, Football, Soccer Online

Watch XC, Football, Soccer Online
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
A pair of top-10 showdowns on the gridiron, four championship games on the soccer pitch, and the return of the Finish Line Cam at cross country will provide MHSAA Championships followers with plenty of live content online this weekend.
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No Heartbreak This Time as Rochester Rises

No Heartbreak This Time as Rochester Rises
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Every high school golf coach reminds his or her team that “every stroke counts.” The exception is Rochester girls golf coach Jeff Haney, because his team has learned that lesson first-hand over the past three seasons.
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Cox, Dy Aim To Bring Golf Fame Up North

Cox, Dy Aim To Bring Golf Fame Up North
Friday, October 14, 2016
Maple City Glen Lake 18-year-old Nichole Cox, a two-time reigning champion, is the only girl from northern Michigan to win a Lower Peninsula girls golf individual title since the MHSAA started offering a postseason tournament in 1973. Her friend, Traverse City West sop...
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Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...
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Montrose To Be Recognized Friday

Montrose To Be Recognized Friday
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Montrose High School, the MHSAA School Broadcast Program of the Year for the third straight year, will be honored at halftime of the Flint Beecher at Montrose football game on Friday (Sept. 16). Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
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'Patriot Game' Unites Traverse City Rivals

'Patriot Game' Unites Traverse City Rivals
Friday, September 9, 2016
Twenty years ago this fall, Traverse City Central and Traverse City West faced each other in varsity football for the first time as new communities created by the split of the former Traverse City High School. As was inevitable, the resulting rivalry has become one of ...
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Weekly Highlights Return to MHSAA TV

Weekly Highlights Return to MHSAA TV
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
A weekly staple on the MHSAA.tv website and the MHSAASports Channel on YouTube returns this week with highlights of selected games produced last week by members of the Association’s School Broadcast Program.
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Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West

Work Begins Again for Reigning Champ West
Friday, August 19, 2016
Kristen Nolan is trying to avoid putting undue pressure on her Traverse City West golf team. So talk about defending an MHSAA Division 1 championship has been kept to a minimum during the preseason.
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Record-Setting Slugger Powers Mercy

Record-Setting Slugger Powers Mercy
Monday, August 15, 2016
The Farmington Hills Mercy softball team enjoyed one of the winningest seasons in MHSAA history this spring bolstered by one of most accomplished hitters ever to step into the batter’s box in this state. Find out more about Abby Krzywiecki's accomp...
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Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis

Highlight Reel: Thursday Baseball/Softball Semis
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The first day of the MHSAA Baseball & Softball Semifinals at Michigan State University’s Old College Field began under rainy conditions Thursday, but finished under a flourish of sunshine as four teams punched their tickets into Saturday’s Finals.
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Cool, Calm Contenders Move On in D1

Cool, Calm Contenders Move On in D1
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Wildly effective, and his record is deceptive. Both phrases accurately described Warren DeLaSalle sophomore Nino Puckett as he pitched – and won – the biggest game of his life Thursday.
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Preview: First-Time Winner Guaranteed

Preview: First-Time Winner Guaranteed
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Reigning MHSAA champions Hartland and Jackson Lumen Christi will return to Michigan State University's McLane Stadium this weekend hoping to enjoy another celebration on the final weekend of the 2015-16 school year.  But nine of 16 contenders at this season's Semi...
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Summer Swing Fuels Traverse City Hopefuls

Summer Swing Fuels Traverse City Hopefuls
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Consider this: Four Traverse City area schools have captured eight of the last 16 MHSAA Division 4 boys championships. When Todd Hursey talks about all the MHSAA Finals golf champions that have come out of the Traverse City area in recent years, he cites one common de...
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And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Cooper Kirby has a lot of people he’ll be thanking today. First, he’ll celebrate with his classmates, numbering more than 1,600 strong. Then he’ll text and call the leaders who came before him and thank them for inspiring the current "Bleacher Creatur...
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Battle of the Fans V: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans V: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
We’ve seen two Great Lakes, crisscrossed the Lower Peninsula and crossed Mackinac Bridge twice in search of Michigan’s top high school student cheering section – and returned to tell (and show video) of the tales. Now it's your turn to vote for your f...
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'Creatures' Remain Way of Life at TC West

'Creatures' Remain Way of Life at TC West
Monday, February 8, 2016
Being a member of Traverse City West’s “Bleacher Creatures” means joining 200 classmates at a District soccer game, when the other side brought 20, and then willing the team to an overtime win. But it's also about so much more.  Summed up, it&rsq...
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#BOTF V: Make Way for a New Champion

#BOTF V: Make Way for a  New Champion
Monday, January 11, 2016
The second-largest and arguably strongest pool of applicants in Battle of the Fans history made it especially hard for members of the MHSAA Student Advisory Council to pick only five finalists for this year’s competition. The result? A mix of past contenders and ...
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Snow or No, Skiers Prep for Races Ahead

Snow or No, Skiers Prep for Races Ahead
Saturday, December 26, 2015
With the sun shining, and the mercury inching into the 40s, Carlee McCardel was enjoying what felt like a spring day of skiing Dec. 20 on the two slopes that were open at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. Except this was late December, just days before Christm...
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