Entries for February 2015

Perspective: Brotherhood

Perspective: Brotherhood
Friday, February 13, 2015
In this week's edition of MHSAA Perspective, John Johnson talks about two situations where schools played in memory of deceased team members, the involvement of the younger brothers, and the brotherhood shared.
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Be the Referee: Cheer Safety

Be the Referee: Cheer Safety
Thursday, February 12, 2015
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl explains how a safe environment is created for Michigan's competitive cheerleaders.
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Winter Finals TV Announced

Winter Finals TV Announced
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Five weekends of coverage of MHSAA Winter Championships will be featured beginning next week on the MHSAA.tv website.
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 10
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The MHSAA girls basketball postseason begins in four weeks – still enough time for teams to gain some momentum heading into tournament play. For those in need of a boost, the playoffs have already begun – and we’re picking up on a few beginning to eme...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The first week of February saw the final boys basketball showcase events of 2014-15 and the first league tournament of this winter, with the Detroit Public School League beginning its countdown to Calihan Hall. The following teams were among those that impressed as the...
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An Unsustainable Trend

An Unsustainable Trend
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The irony is that in this time of school sports’ greatest inclusion, school sports is on its weakest financial footing. When it is doing the most, school sports is being supported the least.
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St. Johns Cheers Section Success

St. Johns Cheers Section Success
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The low point might’ve come two years ago, when St. Johns student leaders planned a holiday theme for a boys basketball game.  Alex Davis showed up in a Christmas sweater. Only four of her classmates dressed to match.
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Clas...
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Robust Benefits

Robust Benefits
Friday, February 6, 2015
“We also found that former student-athletes tend to donate time and money more frequently than people who weren't part of teams."
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Fischer Never Far From Brother, Bulldogs

Fischer Never Far From Brother, Bulldogs
Friday, February 6, 2015
Connor Fischer couldn’t imagine a better design. He immediately knew his brother Ryan would have loved the jerseys Grandville’s hockey team will wear Saturday against top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central. The Grandville “G” on the front is patter...
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Perspective: Stress & Fundamentals

Perspective: Stress & Fundamentals
Friday, February 6, 2015
In this week's edition of MHSAA Perspective, John Johnson talks about the stress that specialization places on a young athlete's body, and how ways to relieve that stress actually work in combination with learning the fundamentals of a sport.
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Be the Referee: Basketball Announcers

Be the Referee: Basketball Announcers
Thursday, February 5, 2015
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl explains the proper role of high school basketball public address announcers.
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SBP School Streams 1st HD Broadcasts

SBP School Streams 1st HD Broadcasts
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The first High Definition video streams by a participating school lead a list of more than 50 sporting events on MHSAA.tv this week being produced by its School Broadcast Program.
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 9
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
It’s rematch time for MHSAA girls basketball teams. Fewer than four weeks remain until the start of District play March 2. From this point on, most teams will be seeing league opponents for the second time – and often with much on the line.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
A number of MHSAA boys basketball teams finished the first half of their league schedules last week. A number of games set up which teams will chase over this final month of the regular season, as well as which will be chased with little to no room for error.
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Buchanan's 'Herd' Grows Into More

Buchanan's 'Herd' Grows Into More
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The “Herd” began three years ago as a cheering section, and senior leaders are among the few students left who remember school before “The Woods” took root in the southwest corner of Buchanan’s gymnasium. It’s not that games weren&rs...
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The Investment

The Investment
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
. . . a strong, vibrant society invests in its future by investing in young people. 
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class C, D
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Class C ...
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