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A Game for Every Fan: District Openers

A Game for Every Fan: District Openers
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Friday begins another five-week journey to whittle 272 MHSAA football playoff qualifiers to nine champions. But many more than nine teams have something to celebrate over the next month.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Monday, October 27, 2014
The biggest news of this weekend undoubtedly came Sunday night, when the field for this season’s MHSAA Football Playoffs was announced. But before we move on, let’s pay a final homage to another regular season – and some memorable highlights that made...
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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '14

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '14
Sunday, October 26, 2014
The pictures we drew Sunday morning at the MHSAA office won’t be found hanging on anyone’s walls. But we worked toward something suitable for framing – and these are the stories behind how we made some of the toughest decisions. 
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#TBT: End of an Era in Saginaw

#TBT: End of an Era in Saginaw
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Michigan will wave farewell this weekend to one of its longest-running high school football rivalries as Saginaw High and Arthur Hill play one last time before one of the schools is closed in December. The 120-year-old rivalry is tied for second-oldest in Michigan hist...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 9

A Game for Every Fan: Week 9
Thursday, October 23, 2014
For 90 MHSAA football teams, this weekend could be the end – or a new beginning. While 167 teams have qualified for this fall’s 11-player playoffs – and one more is assured of doing so thanks to a forfeit victory – 90 more still control their po...
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2014 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

2014 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Following is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools with at least four wins, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the eighth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review
Monday, October 20, 2014
Just when we think we’ve got this season figured out … Week 8 happens. How are these for scores that command a double-take?
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 8

A Game for Every Fan: Week 8
Friday, October 17, 2014
Consider this little-known, or perhaps lesser-stated fact about the MHSAA football playoffs: Two weeks remain in the regular season. But 50 percent of the 616 teams eligible for the postseason still control their futures with opportunities to earn automatic berths....
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2014 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2014 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Click below for this week's list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the seventh week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Monday, October 13, 2014
Just as things are finishing up this MHSAA football regular season, plenty is getting started. The 11-player playoff field is nearly half full with two weeks to play – 126 teams have earned automatic berths, with 66 more one win from joining them.
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 7

A Game for Every Fan: Week 7
Friday, October 10, 2014
League champions will celebrate this weekend. And 88 teams have the opportunity to clinch playoff berths, joining 54 that already have qualified.   But a similar pressure rests on the 117 teams that enter this weekend 3-3 – and needing to win out to earn aut...
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Football Follies

Football Follies
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
No level of football but this – for the youngest players who have the most vulnerable skulls – allows the idiocy of three games in a weekend.
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2014 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2014 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Following is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the sixth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Less than a month remains in the MHSAA football regular season, and 21 percent of the 11-player playoff field is filled after 53 teams earned qualifying wins during Week 6. A number of others must turn their attention solely to the postseason after the whittling over t...
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Bowl Games Are Bad

Bowl Games Are Bad
Friday, October 3, 2014
The idea to conduct one or more high school football bowl games in Florida in late December is a bad idea on every possible level of consideration. 
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#TBT: 120 Years of Ithaca Football Wins

#TBT: 120 Years of Ithaca Football Wins
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The Ithaca football team has won 61 straight games dating to opening night 2010, a stretch that is the longest active streak in the U.S. But more than a century before the Yellowjackets began this era of invincibility, they were among those embracing the sport during i...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 6

A Game for Every Fan: Week 6
Thursday, October 2, 2014
We’ve reached October, and that means two things – league titles and lots of numbers. We’ll cover the former by telling you which teams are winning what in our weekly Drive for Detroit reports posted each Monday. As for those piles of numbers, here ar...
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Be the Referee: Football Overtime

Be the Referee: Football Overtime
Thursday, October 2, 2014
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl explains how football overtime is played at the high school level.
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2014 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2014 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Click below for this week's list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages, with at least three wins this fall. 
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review
Monday, September 29, 2014
No set up is needed to explain the significance of many of the games played across Michigan during Week 5 of the MHSAA football season.  The scores speak for themselves.
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