Second Half | Stories Behind the Scores

Blog: From the Director

Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
For most of us, the really important people are the “everyday heroes” who influenced our lives without fanfare or tribute.
Continue Reading

The Antidote

The Antidote
Friday, October 17, 2014
Under the radar, in communities across Michigan and the nation, school-based competitive athletic programs are doing good things for students, schools and society.
Continue Reading

Summer School Sports

Summer School Sports
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
What we are talking about today are not only overdue changes, they are insufficient if we really want to return school sports to the central, most coveted and compelling sports experience for youth.
Continue Reading

Mounting Evidence

Mounting Evidence
Friday, October 10, 2014
For multiple reasons, the multiple-sport experience is best. We must strive continually to make that experience possible for most of our student-athletes.
Continue Reading

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.
Continue Reading

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. 
Continue Reading

Health & Safety Journey

Health & Safety Journey
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Next school year and in 2016-17 the focus will be the fourth “H”: hearts. 
Continue Reading

NFL Misdirection

NFL Misdirection
Friday, September 26, 2014
Don’t have this out-of-control league lecture our level about restraint and responsibility.
Continue Reading

More than Fun and Games

More than Fun and Games
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
In fact, for the MHSAA, this constituent engagement has been about much more than fun and games and it’s been a means to solve problems
Continue Reading

Membership Growth

Membership Growth
Friday, September 19, 2014
The less connected that junior high/middle school level programs are to high school programs today, the more problems the high school programs will have tomorrow ...
Continue Reading

Membership Mentality

Membership Mentality
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The most fundamental strategy for recruiting and retaining officials is consistent, ceaseless efforts to improve officials’ working environment. 
Continue Reading

Little League Lessons

Little League Lessons
Friday, September 12, 2014
Like school sports, Little League has different parents today than years ago. “For them, the youth sports fields aren’t so much a destination as a path."
Continue Reading

Questions

Questions
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
And a better way to look at a leader than the one with all the answers is to view the leader as a collector of questions.
Continue Reading

More Than A Myth

More Than A Myth
Friday, September 5, 2014
There is a temptation to characterize the multi-sport athlete as an anachronism or myth of modern school sports.
Continue Reading

Family Focus

Family Focus
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The limit of my commentary now is to offer a reminder, even to myself, that the manner in which we did things when the family unit looked one way is very likely in need of an overhaul, or at least a tweak, when the family unit looks very different.
Continue Reading

Family Time

Family Time
Friday, August 29, 2014
“It’s the drive there and the drive back. And you talk about anything else except about the game.”
Continue Reading

Counting On Officials

Counting On Officials
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
It is sometimes the most maligned who do the most good; and that might be said of high school sports officials.
Continue Reading

In Others’ Words

In Others’ Words
Friday, August 22, 2014
It chafes me to hear a CEO say he or she wants to know what “creative” has to say about a sponsorship initiative before the CEO will offer an opinion.
Continue Reading

See the Whole Play

See the Whole Play
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
“To make the right call we have to avoid narrow focus and be aware of all details.”
Continue Reading

Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons
Friday, August 15, 2014
There are three actions on a fast-moving expressway that jeopardize the health of travelers that are like three actions that jeopardize the health of organizations.
Continue Reading

Page 1 of 27First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   
Meijer