Entries for October 2016

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors

Preview: Sending Out Standout Seniors
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Michigan will say good-bye to an accomplished senior class during this weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Girls Golf Finals. Competing for the last time are a pair of standouts who have combined for three individual championships, more who have finished in the hunt ...
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Be the Referee: Untimed Down

Be the Referee: Untimed Down
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl discusses untimed downs in football, a hot topic given a scenario involving one of our in-state universities earlier this season.
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/13/16

Today in the MHSAA: 10/13/16
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Melvindale won its first boys soccer league title ever Wednesday night and Saline won its first volleyball title in what’s believed to be “a long time,” highlighting action from across the state.
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Program Builder Boyd Honored by Our Lady

Program Builder Boyd Honored by Our Lady
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Mike Boyd always had a grand vision how his last home game as head coach at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes would play out. As it got into the later stages of a nearly 50-year tenure as football coach, athletic director and so much more at the school, Boyd had one spec...
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History-Making Huskies Reverse Course

History-Making Huskies Reverse Course
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Breckenridge football coach Kris Robinson is doing his best to remain guarded despite his team’s history-making run to begin this season. But the signs something special is playing out in his community are impossible to miss.
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Selection Sunday Show Returns to FSD

Selection Sunday Show Returns to FSD
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
It’s become a ritual of the fall sports season – hundreds of high school football teams across the state of Michigan gathering for watch parties, hoping to hear their names and match-ups called for the MHSAA Football Playoffs during the Selection Sunday Show...
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/12/16

Today in the MHSAA: 10/12/16
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Ranked teams matched up in cross country, soccer and volleyball Tuesday all over the Lower Peninsula with league trophies – with top-ranked teams in all three sports among those that won championships.
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Marine City Focused on Comeback Quest

Marine City Focused on Comeback Quest
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The start of theis season was far from familiar for Ryan Alexander and his Marine City football teammates.   But after the Mariners started 0-4 for the first time since 1971, they're on the road back, sitting at 3-4 and eyeing two more wins which could possibly pr...
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2016 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2016 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the seventh week of the season.
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Officials Join Sportsmanship Summits Line-up

Officials Join Sportsmanship Summits Line-up
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Two first-time locations and sessions conducted by local game officials are among additions to the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s annual Sportsmanship Summit series, which will run again during the first three weeks of November.
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A 7’ Tall Tuba Player

A 7’ Tall Tuba Player
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
No one is recruiting tuba players from one school to another. Debaters are not often subject to undue influence.
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/11/16

Today in the MHSAA: 10/11/16
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Southeastern Michigan saw two soccer champions crowned and a matchup of top golf teams come down to a mere stroke as hints of wintery weather visited many in the Lower Peninsula for the first time Monday.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Monday, October 10, 2016
Upsets rang out during Week 7 of the high school football season, as league races and playoff hopes were turned sideways by unexpected finishes that played out all over our state.  Click below for notes on this week's batch of results and the twists and turns they...
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/10/16

Today in the MHSAA: 10/10/16
Monday, October 10, 2016
Arguably the most high-profile regular-season events in cross country and girls swimming & diving took place this weekend, with the forecasts looking good for MHSAA championship contenders who were highly ranked coming in.
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Saline Looks Forward to Finals - and Beyond

Saline Looks Forward to Finals - and Beyond
Friday, October 7, 2016
The Saline girls golf team, ranked No. 3 in the Lower Peninsula Division 1 state poll, does not have a senior among its top four players. It's easy to look ahead to next year with hope and anticipation. But the future is now for the talented Hornets.
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This Week in High School Sports: 10/7/16

This Week in High School Sports: 10/7/16
Friday, October 7, 2016
The latest edition of "This Week In High School Sports" features the Grand Ledge boys soccer team, discusses a rules change in soccer in its Be The Refereesegment and finishes with an MHSAA Perspective on Vermontville’s Ken Beardslee, who set national high sc...
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Why Not National Events?

Why Not National Events?
Friday, October 7, 2016
Opponents see national events as symptomatic of the "select the best and forget the rest" virus that is infecting much of youth sports that is neither school-sponsored nor student-centered.
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/7/16

Today in the MHSAA: 10/7/16
Friday, October 7, 2016
Tennis teams joined golf in playing Lower Peninsula Regionals on Thursday, with the top teams in Division 3 matching up for the second week in a row – and this time with a different result.
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Performance: Coldwater's Shuaib Aljabaly

Performance: Coldwater's Shuaib Aljabaly
Friday, October 7, 2016
In a relatively short time, Shuaib Aljabaly has made an incredible impression on the cross country course. He started running with Coldwater's high school team only midway through his sophomore season. Now a junior, Aljabaly is undefeated this season and earned the Mic...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview
Friday, October 7, 2016
Tonight could end with at least a few Michigan communities celebrating the best night in their local high school's football history. Breckenridge is seeking its first league title since its players' grandparents were newborns. Engadine, Corunna and many more could hav...
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