Entries for February 2012

Risk Taking

Risk Taking
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The MHSAA retrenched in some ways, but the greater theme as we climbed out of our bad times of 2008 was that we made unprecedented investments in new technology.
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High 5s - 2/14/12

High 5s - 2/14/12
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
We picked this week's honorees from the southwestern and southeastern corners of the state and the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula.  
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Scholars and Athletes: Class B

Scholars and Athletes: Class B
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Representatives from the Detroit, Lansing, Flint, Holland and Kalamazoo areas make up this year's group of MHSAA Class B Scholar-Athlete Award winners, announced Tuesday. They are the second of three groups to be recognized this year based on athletic, academic and comm...
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Turner vs. Turner (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Turner vs. Turner (Kalamazoo Gazette)
Monday, February 13, 2012
Occasionally, we see teammates facing off once the MHSAA individual wrestling tournament begins and everyone competes at his or her best weight instead of being juggled to create the best team line-up. But much more infrequently do we see a situation like with the Turne...
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Today on MHSAA.TV

Today on MHSAA.TV
Monday, February 13, 2012
Want to catch up on some of the MHSAA's high school sports action from the past week? MHSAA.tv has 46 broadcasts uploaded and ready, with more on the way.
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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, February 13, 2012
Check out our must-know scores and news from Feb. 6-11.  
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Wes Leonard, Remembered and Honored

Wes Leonard, Remembered and Honored
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Nearly a year after his unexpected and tragic death, Wes Leonard's name and memory lives on as his story continues to touch many on a national level.  Fennville High School added to his legacy Friday, inducting the former all-state basketball standout into its ath...
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Their Place, Forever

Their Place, Forever
Friday, February 10, 2012
A little more than a month has passed since the school dedicated one of its most visible buildings to a longtime basketball coach. Thing is, Terry Reid said, those honors usually are bestowed after a person has died – not while he’s still working the sidelin...
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What's Ahead

What's Ahead
Friday, February 10, 2012
During the presentation the speaker provided a list of the 10 magazines a person should read regularly to keep alert to what’s ahead in our world.
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MHSA(Q&)A: Stevensville-Lakeshore wrestling coach Bruce Bittenbender

MHSA(Q&)A: Stevensville-Lakeshore wrestling coach Bruce Bittenbender
Friday, February 10, 2012
Bruce Bittenbender took over the Stevensville-Lakeshore wrestling program in 1970 and has won more than 800 matches. Few nationally have come close to that total.
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#SocialStudies v2.0

#SocialStudies v2.0
Thursday, February 9, 2012
It's Week 2 in our #SocialStudies, and we’ve been scouring the Web for the wacky, zany, wild and weird.  
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Today on MHSAA.TV

Today on MHSAA.TV
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Tuesday's Class A boys basketball clash between ranked Lansing Eastern and East Lansing is among events most recently posted by the MHSAA Network and in conjunction with the School Broadcast Program. We won't tell you here who won -- but it was a two-point game and one...
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Flynn Wisdom (Escanaba Daily Press)

Flynn Wisdom (Escanaba Daily Press)
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Dan Flynn impacted countless students, coaches and more during  four decades coaching at Escanaba High School and also a handful as a member of our MHSAA Representative Council. He retired from coaching Monday -- not only as one of the most recognized sports peop...
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SAC Sound-off: It's not the Win, But the Race

SAC Sound-off: It's not the Win, But the Race
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
All I ever wanted from my high school athletic career was to be an all-state runner in cross country. But I learned that getting the all-state medal is not what is important. Having fun is what really matters.
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Battle of the Fans: We Are Ram Nation

Battle of the Fans: We Are Ram Nation
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Despite boasting one of the state’s largest high schools, Rockford has always taken pride in being something of a small-town community. Still, there are nearly 2,600 students in grades 9-12. But a hard-fought victory – like Friday’s one-point win over...
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Otisville-Lakeville's Pyles makes the list

Otisville-Lakeville's Pyles makes the list
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
As wrestling season begins its postseason run this week, a number of four-year standouts will be drawing close to the end of their high school careers. And at least a few have totaled the kind of records and statistics that would place them in the MHSAA wrestling reco...
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Student-Centered Programming

Student-Centered Programming
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The 2012 Women in Sports Leadership Conference, which concluded yesterday, addressed a “Leaders Show Up” theme. Three dozen presenters interacted with approximately 500 student attendees.
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Brighton's Campbell On a Roll

Brighton's Campbell On a Roll
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Marissa Campbell had plans to become an incredible volleyball player. But that was just the start of Campbell’s journey toward becoming of Michigan’s top high school bowlers.
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Scholars and Athletes: Class C and D

Scholars and Athletes: Class C and D
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
From the reaches of the Upper Peninsula to the southern border of the Lower, and Great Lakes coast to coast, this year's MHSAA Class C and D Scholar-Athlete Award winners were drawn from all over Michigan and brought a variety of athletic, academic and community outreac...
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High 5s - 2/7/12

High 5s - 2/7/12
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
We drew our first-ever honorees from girls bowling, gymnastics and wrestling.
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