Entries for November 2015

Advancing CPR

Advancing CPR
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Only three of the MHSAA’s 750 member high schools failed to comply with the CPR certification requirement for all of their head coaches. That’s progress.
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/23/15

Today in the MHSAA: 11/23/15
Monday, November 23, 2015
The Girls Lower Peninsula Swimming and Diving and Volleyball seasons finished this weekend, with two first-time champions crowned both in the pool and on the court and a third volleyball champion ending the longest title-winning streak in that sport’s history.
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Assistant Director Mazzolini to Retire

Assistant Director Mazzolini to Retire
Monday, November 23, 2015
Gina Mazzolini, a pioneering athlete, former high school and college coach, and one of the longest-serving current assistant directors for the Michigan High School Athletic Association, will retire from her post at the end of this school year, effective July 31, 2016.
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Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Semis in Review

Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Semis in Review
Monday, November 23, 2015
Winter Storm Bella received some of the headlines entering this weekend's MHSAA 11-player Football Semifinals. But the teams that took the field in mostly snowy conditions earned the rest, with three clinching championship game berths for the first time and seven more ...
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Ford Field Parking, Protocols Announced

Ford Field Parking, Protocols Announced
Monday, November 23, 2015
To provide for the convenience and safety of spectators attending the Michigan High School Athletic Association 11-Player Football Finals – presented by the Michigan National Guard – at Ford Field in Detroit, Nov. 27 and 28, attendees are being advised of a ...
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Dexter Secures D2 Title in Final Race

Dexter Secures D2 Title in Final Race
Saturday, November 21, 2015
All of her obligations for the weekend were complete. Sophomore Annette Schultz won three events and anchored the championship-clinching relay performance as Dexter edged East Grand Rapids by five points for the team title in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 meet. ...
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GRCC Pulls Far Away from Rest to win LPD3

GRCC Pulls Far Away from Rest to win LPD3
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The 1-2 punch of Grand Rapids Catholic Central swimmers Riley Kishman and Susan LaGrand overwhelmed the field Saturday afternoon at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 girls swimming and diving championships at Eastern Michigan University. They had plenty of help, too...
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This Time, Skyline Ends Close Race in 1st

This Time, Skyline Ends Close Race in 1st
Saturday, November 21, 2015
After coming in a close second at last year’s Lower Peninsula Division 2 girls swimming and diving championships at the Holland Aquatic Center, the Ann Arbor Skyline girls returned to the same pool this year and came away with some different results. Moving b...
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Gabriel Richard Achieves Volleyball Perfection

Gabriel Richard Achieves Volleyball Perfection
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard finished the final set of the 2015 MHSAA volleyball season Saturday evening the same way it finished every match beginning in mid-August.  As the winner.
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Class A Final Rematch Goes to Novi

Class A Final Rematch Goes to Novi
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Novi was plenty familiar with Romeo heading into Saturday’s Class A Final at Kellogg Arena.  And the Wildcats had more or less memorized last season’s championship match loss to the Bulldogs. “I watched that game … a lot,” Novi seni...
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Bronson Finds Class C Championship Mix

Bronson Finds Class C Championship Mix
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Alexa Ratkowski wears jersey number 1, and so she was first through the hug line as Bronson accepted its Class C championship medals Saturday at Kellogg Arena.  She had a smile across her face until she hugged coach Jean LaClair and the first tears fell. Every te...
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Leland Takes Title as St. Phil Streak Ends

Leland Takes Title as St. Phil Streak Ends
Saturday, November 21, 2015
A championship trophy wrapped in her arms Saturday, minutes after one of the most memorable wins in recent MHSAA Volleyball Tournament history, Leland senior Maddie Trumbull said she would remember those post-match moments for the rest of her life. And she’ll sur...
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North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title

North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The photos Powers North Central football players took Friday night after winning the first MHSAA championship trophy in program history were finishing touches on arguably the most impressive run yet during the short history of 8-player football in this state.   A...
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A Game for Every Fan: 11-Player Semis

A Game for Every Fan: 11-Player Semis
Friday, November 20, 2015
Rain, sleet, or a few inches inches of snow, we expect to know our 16 11-player football finalists by the end of Saturday afternoon.  But even fans of the college football games being played this weekend should make sure to have MHSAA.tv and FoxSportsDetroit.com p...
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Saints Remember, Rally During Semifinal Run

Saints Remember, Rally During Semifinal Run
Friday, November 20, 2015
Tradition and excellence are distinctive parts of the athletic program at LaSalle High School at this eastern tip of the Upper Peninsula. And when the Saints face two-time defending Division 8 champion Muskegon Catholic Central on Saturday at Thirlby Field in Traverse ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/20/15

Today in the MHSAA: 11/20/15
Friday, November 20, 2015
Thursday’s Volleyball Semifinals set up two championship-deciding rematches, while athletes across the Lower Peninsula readied for the Swimming and Diving Finals beginning today.
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This Week in High School Sports: 11/20/15

This Week in High School Sports: 11/20/15
Friday, November 20, 2015
This edition of "This Week In High School Sports" features the Canton/Saline Football Regional Final from Friday, passes out two Game Balls and finishes with an MHSAA Perspective on old football records.
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RESPECTING RULES

RESPECTING RULES
Friday, November 20, 2015
For nearly a full century, the high schools of Michigan have stood in opposition to national high school athletic championships.
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Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide

Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide
Friday, November 20, 2015
For the fourth time in five seasons of the MHSAA 8-Player Football Tournament, tonight’s championship game will match finalists from the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. And there’s little argument both teams are the best from their sides of the bridge.
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Preview: Welcome, Next Wave of Champs

Preview: Welcome, Next Wave of Champs
Thursday, November 19, 2015
A lot has changed in MHSAA girls swimming and diving since Lower Peninsula Finals weekend a year ago.  But changes bring opportunities, and there are plenty of candidates hoping to become the next wave of champions at three meets that begin Friday and conclude Sat...
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