Entries for May 2013

Rep Council Wrap-up: Spring 2013

Rep Council Wrap-up: Spring 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
A change in the transfer regulation and the addition of safety training for assistant and subvarsity coaches were among the most significant actions approved by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Spring Mee...
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Did you see that? (May 13-19)

Did you see that? (May 13-19)
Monday, May 20, 2013
These next four weeks make up arguably the most exciting sports time of every school year.  With MHSAA tournament play beginning last week for track and field, girls tennis and lacrosse — plus the other sports settling their league championships&nb...
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Skills We Value

Skills We Value
Sunday, May 19, 2013
It is difficult for me to think of any part of our schools that provide these lessons and nurture these skills any more efficiently than extracurricular sports and activities.
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Practice Makes Perfect?

Practice Makes Perfect?
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Recently I’ve read about a new challenge to the sports specialization myth. It’s called “interleaving.”
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Did You See That? (May 6-12)

Did You See That? (May 6-12)
Monday, May 13, 2013
It matters not which school you support: All of us cheer on those who emerge from sad or challenging circumstances to return to the field of play. Those are stories with which we all identify, no matter where they take place or the athletes involved. Grass Lake's Juli...
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Playoff Proposal Pauses

Playoff Proposal Pauses
Friday, May 10, 2013
There was initial excitement that we might be onto something, but that brief infatuation began to wane as we dug deeper and discussed the plan more widely.
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Records Report: Ashby Wins 6-0, 6-0 ...

Records Report: Ashby Wins 6-0, 6-0 ...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central's Meika Ashby is finishing up an incredible high school career and a senior season that's already included breaking an MHSAA record for most straight-set shutout wins. That and an impressive winning streak that ended in the final m...
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Glad to Bring Baseball Back to Gladstone

Glad to Bring Baseball Back to Gladstone
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Blake Ballard looked out at the snow covering Gladstone last month and figured it would never melt. When he and his teammates finally played in their first tournament of the season April 20, the temperature couldn’t have broken 30 degrees. It’s the annual p...
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Four Sports Featured on MHSAA.tv

Four Sports Featured on MHSAA.tv
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The sunny weather has allowed teams to finally dust off their uniforms and begin catching up on April rain-outs. And it's allowed our School Broadcast Program producers to dust off their cameras as well. 
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Competitive Classes

Competitive Classes
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
If there is need for more than four classes in basketball or girls volleyball, or for more than four “equal divisions” in most other sports, it is not because of the reason most often cited.
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Did You See That? (April 29-May 5)

Did You See That? (April 29-May 5)
Monday, May 6, 2013
The resignation of one of Michigan's winningest boys basketball coaches made arguably the biggest headlines during a week that also saw sad news about two more coaches who will be remembered fondly in their respective communities. 
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Straight Talk on Head Trauma

Straight Talk on Head Trauma
Friday, May 3, 2013
No equipment can prevent concussions in any sport. What can reduce such head trauma is to diminish the frequency and severity of contact to the head.
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Records Report: VanNoord Goes National

Records Report: VanNoord Goes National
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Holly VanNoord capped her Hudsonville Unity Christian soccer career last spring by helping hoist the team’s third MHSAA championship trophy won during her brilliant four seasons in goal. But her accomplishments as the team’s keeper made more than just MHSA...
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Selections Named for Advisory Council

Selections Named for Advisory Council
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Eight student-athletes who will be juniors at their schools during the 2013-14 academic year have been selected to serve a two-year term on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Student Advisory Council.
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