Entries for December 2016

This Week in High School Sports: 12/16/16

This Week in High School Sports: 12/16/16
Friday, December 16, 2016
The latest edition of "This Week In High School Sports" features the Williamston boys basketball team, passes out two Game Balls, discusses video review in its Be The Referee segment, and finishes with an MHSAA Perspective on an award being presented...
Continue Reading

Why They Don’t Officiate Anymore

Why They Don’t Officiate Anymore
Friday, December 16, 2016
Many recent MHSAA policy changes and most MHSAA in-service training have focused directly on assigners, and this survey confirms that this must continue and expand.
Continue Reading

Today in the MHSAA: 12/16/16

Today in the MHSAA: 12/16/16
Friday, December 16, 2016
Looking for a neat feel-good story today? Check out how a Rogers City man filled in the missing words on a 78-year-old trophy in the school’s display case, a great find from our daily grazing of statewide preps coverage.
Continue Reading

A Year Older, Buckley Sets Aspirations High

A Year Older, Buckley Sets Aspirations High
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Buckley Bears are hoping pizza parties become a regular occurrence this winter. As an incentive to improve defensively, coach Blair Moss is rewarding his players with pizza parties if they can hold opponents under 40 points. Focusing on that facet of the game is a ...
Continue Reading

Performance: Big Rapids' Demetri Martin

Performance: Big Rapids' Demetri Martin
Thursday, December 15, 2016
To finish last season, Demetri Martin led unranked Big Rapids to its first MHSAA Semifinals and within a basket of playing for the Class B championship.   He began his senior campaign with another, more individual highlight; the 6-foot-4 guard scored his 1,000th&n...
Continue Reading

Be the Referee: Video Review - Part 1

Be the Referee: Video Review - Part 1
Thursday, December 15, 2016
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl explains the rare circumstances when video review can be used at the high school level.
Continue Reading

Today in the MHSAA: 12/15/16

Today in the MHSAA: 12/15/16
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Hockey and girls basketball saw a few key local matchups come out a little differently than the recent past Wednesday night, and take a look as well at a State Champs! video report on the Big Ten’s move to playing football on Friday nights.
Continue Reading

Detroit 'Longtime' Boys Coaches Down to Few

Detroit 'Longtime' Boys Coaches Down to Few
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Gary Fralick considers himself one of the fortunate ones. But while Fralick might be lucky, he also is unquestionably rare. Fralick is believed to be one of three coaches in the Macomb/Oakland/Wayne area who has coached for more than 30 seasons.
Continue Reading

Let 'Battle of the Fans VI' Begin

Let 'Battle of the Fans VI' Begin
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It's become a winter tradition; as the Michigan weather gets frosty, high school gyms all over our state heat up in anticipation of competition both on the floor and in the stands as well. And so the scene is set for the "Battle of the Fans VI," the MHSAA Student Advis...
Continue Reading

Today in the MHSAA: 12/14/16

Today in the MHSAA: 12/14/16
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Reigning champions met, streaks were broken and career milestones were accomplished on the basketball court, and we found some early-season coverage of swimming & diving and bowling as well from a busy Tuesday statewide.
Continue Reading

Frankenmuth Drives League Streak to 97

Frankenmuth Drives League Streak to 97
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Tom Keller is willing to talk about the streak if you ask him. He’s starting to get used to it. “It’s funny; it seems like a lot of people are bringing it up lately,” said the Frankenmuth girls basketball coach, who has led his team to 97 straig...
Continue Reading

PSAs Tout Value of School Sports

PSAs Tout Value of School Sports
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
A pair of public service announcements promoting the value – and values – of school-based sports are now available for download from the MHSAA Website.
Continue Reading

Whitens Leads Jets' Pursuit of Record Run

Whitens Leads Jets' Pursuit of Record Run
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Jason Whitens stands rather nonchalantly, but there is no doubt he is focused on his assignment. It is not as easy to see his steely resolve in football because of the helmet and distance from which a fan watches Whitens prepare for the next play. It is much easier to ...
Continue Reading

Sold Out

Sold Out
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The Big Ten knows it’s wrong, admits it, but schedules football games on Friday nights to attract larger rights fees from television.
Continue Reading

Today in the MHSAA: 12/13/16

Today in the MHSAA: 12/13/16
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Snow days put most of Monday’s scheduled action on ice, but of course there still are highlights to share – plus an incredible video about why football remains such a great and life lesson-teaching game.
Continue Reading

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 2
Monday, December 12, 2016
Michigan’s best generally spend the first few weeks of basketball season testing themselves against other elites, including possible opponents for when the games matter much more in a few months. That’s certainly been the case this winter, and last week esp...
Continue Reading

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1
Monday, December 12, 2016
The storm that rolled through the state Saturday and Sunday seemed to say welcome to winter.  But a snow day can’t get in the way of introducing our revamped “Breslin Bound” report, powered by MI Student Aid.
Continue Reading

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2016

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016
The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association took actions at its Fall Meeting on Dec. 2 in East Lansing that will affect baseball and Upper Peninsula golf teams this spring.
Continue Reading

Today in the MHSAA: 12/12/16

Today in the MHSAA: 12/12/16
Monday, December 12, 2016
An incredible shooting performance Friday from an Upper Peninsula perimeter ace was followed Saturday by an equally incredible comeback by a top-ranked hockey team.
Continue Reading

This Week in High School Sports: 12/9/16

This Week in High School Sports: 12/9/16
Friday, December 9, 2016
The latest edition of "This Week In High School Sports" discusses the MHSAA's new pitching limit rule for baseball, passes out two Game Balls, explains how new officials get game-ready in Be The Referee and finishes with an MHSAA Perspective on MHSAA rules related to na...
Continue Reading

Page 2 of 4First   Previous   1  [2]  3  4  Next   Last