Entries for April 2016

Lost Leaders

Lost Leaders
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Actually, the greatest threat to the future of school sports is from the self-inflicted wounds by local school district boards of education.
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Today in the MHSAA: 4/12/16

Today in the MHSAA: 4/12/16
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Michigan’s high school diamond teams are returning to the field this week, with a few dramatic finishes kicking off the action.
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Saints' Kreski Sets Bar for U.P. Scoring

Saints' Kreski Sets Bar for U.P. Scoring
Monday, April 11, 2016
Basketball is all about scoring points and stopping teams from scoring. Gage Kreski of St. Ignace is one of those rare players who excel on both ends of the floor.  Kreski eclipsed a 51-year-old Upper Peninsula scoring record this season while also establishing hi...
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Today in the MHSAA: 4/11/16

Today in the MHSAA: 4/11/16
Monday, April 11, 2016
Forget for a minute the snow of the last two days; spring has arrived for high school sports, and a number of teams got started over the weekend.
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Slow to Seeding

Slow to Seeding
Friday, April 8, 2016
The fact that there was no seeding proposal even considered by the MHSAA Basketball Committee this year is indicative of two facts ...
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P-W's Smith Breaks Away for Records

P-W's Smith Breaks Away for Records
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Jared Smith has a season to play for the Pewamo-Westphalia football team. But he had an incredible season to remember as a junior last fall in literally carrying the Pirates’ offense to Ford Field. The new single-season rushing yards and touchdowns lead is among ...
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An Easy Call

An Easy Call
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
It wasn’t a bad call in Michigan that caused MSU’s loss in Mississippi. It wasn’t even a tough call for us; it was the only call.
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Marching On, Marshall Laces Up with Otsego

Marching On, Marshall Laces Up with Otsego
Friday, April 1, 2016
The Marshall girls basketball team brought one of the largest, loudest and most supportive groups of fans to the Breslin Center during last month's two weekends of MHSAA Basketball Finals. But as the Redhawks faithful cheered their local team to its first Class B title...
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The Culture of School Sports

The Culture of School Sports
Friday, April 1, 2016
School sports enjoy a standing in our communities and a status in our local media that non-school sports can’t come close to. 
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