Entries for February 2016

Today in the MHSAA: 2/25/16

Today in the MHSAA: 2/25/16
Thursday, February 25, 2016
There’s a group of athletes in Michigan welcoming the snow storm sweeping the Lower Peninsula over the last 24 hours – skiers competing for league championships who have been some of the few in action over the last two days.
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Coaches Return With College Knowledge

Coaches Return With College Knowledge
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Some coaches, like John Beilein at University of Michigan, start out coaching at the high school level, move on to college and remain there. A number of others statewide have taken paths similar to that of North Farmington coach Todd Negoshian. LaMonta Stone at River...
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Rivals to Be Push Each Other as Teammates

Rivals to Be Push Each Other as Teammates
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The trash talk of an intense rivalry can wait. For now, Matt Santos and K.J. Suitor wear the same colors, representing the same school, focusing on the same goal — winning individual MHSAA wrestling championships.
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Find Team Wrestling, Cheer on MHSAA TV

Find Team Wrestling, Cheer on MHSAA TV
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The first of two weekends of Wrestling Finals action headlines the live content available on a subscription basis on MHSAA.tv in the coming week.
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MI Army National Guard Presents MHSAA Events

MI Army National Guard Presents MHSAA Events
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Sharing in the values of leadership, sportsmanship and ethics emphasized by the Michigan High School Athletic Association, the Michigan Army National Guard is serving as the official military branch supporting MHSAA events and digital initiatives through the 2015-16 sch...
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/24/16

Today in the MHSAA: 2/24/16
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
A pair of Michigan’s top scorers earned milestone points Tuesday, while another girls basketball team earned a milestone win for the first time in nearly 30 years.
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Special Delivery

Special Delivery
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
If there is one month of the year that demonstrates the difference in the MHSAA today compared to a generation ago, it is February.
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/16

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/16
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
A pair of unexpected basketball results, including one in a league tournament semifinal, topped headlines from Monday’s statewide action.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Monday, February 22, 2016
This week’s list of Michigan boys basketball teams to watch next month includes quite a few that have taken next steps toward elite this season, plus a few looking to hold on to top spots.   Most weeks during the season, we check in with four teams from each...
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 12
Monday, February 22, 2016
One week remains in the girls basketball regular season, and contenders are gearing up for District tournaments that begin a week from today. Most weeks during the season, we check in with four teams from each class that have been especially impressive. After a bit of ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/16

Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/16
Monday, February 22, 2016
A loaded weekend included Upper Peninsula Swimming & Diving Finals, Cheer Districts, Wrestling Individual Regionals and title-deciding matchups in girls and boys basketball – plus key contests in just about every MHSAA sport.
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Marquette Dominates to Run Streak to 3

Marquette Dominates to Run Streak to 3
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Overwhelming favorites to begin the day, the Marquette Redmen might have surpassed even their own lofty expectations Saturday at the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Swimming and Diving Finals in their home pool. Marquette dominated to the point that they rendered the day a comp...
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Gladstone Girls Claim first MHSAA Title

Gladstone Girls Claim first MHSAA Title
Saturday, February 20, 2016
In a deficit to begin the day, the Gladstone swimmers had their work cut out for them. So when it got down to the final three events of the day, and the PA announcer read off the standings, the elation and excitement when Gladstone was called in first place for the fi...
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Onsted: Scholars, Athletes, Contenders

Onsted: Scholars, Athletes, Contenders
Friday, February 19, 2016
The Onsted boys basketball team, undefeated at 16-0 and ranked No. 2 in the latest Associated Press Class B poll, can beat an opponent in a number of ways. However, the most inadvisable way to challenge the Wildcats might not even be on the basketball court.
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This Week in High School Sports: 2/19/16

This Week in High School Sports: 2/19/16
Friday, February 19, 2016
This edition of "This Week In High School Sports" features East Lansing basketball standout Brandon Johns, passes out two Game Balls and finishes with commentary about a basketball tournament record that is 60 years old.
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Future Actions

Future Actions
Friday, February 19, 2016
There is so much more we could be doing to transform school sports for the 21st Century.
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/19/16

Today in the MHSAA: 2/19/16
Friday, February 19, 2016
A couple of streaks are worth noting in today’s report – one for winning an incredible number of consecutive league games, and the other for success reaching more than a decade.
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And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Cooper Kirby has a lot of people he’ll be thanking today. First, he’ll celebrate with his classmates, numbering more than 1,600 strong. Then he’ll text and call the leaders who came before him and thank them for inspiring the current "Bleacher Creatur...
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Performance: North Central's Jason Whitens

Performance: North Central's Jason Whitens
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Jason Whitens has played his share of big games as quarterback of an MHSAA 8-player football champion and leading scorer on the basketball team that won the Class D title in 2015.  Powers North Central’s 39-game winning streak was on the line as the Jets tra...
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DeBoer Looks to Steer Sailors to Breslin

DeBoer Looks to Steer Sailors to Breslin
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Jenn DeBoer remembers the thrill of playing in the MHSAA Class B Final when she was a sophomore. The South Christian standout would like nothing better than to revisit that feeling in her final season.
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