Entries for December 2017

A Temporary Fix

A Temporary Fix
Friday, December 8, 2017
After six months of effort, there is only a 12-month solution for issues affecting the girls and boys basketball seasons and Michigan High School Athletic Association basketball tournaments.
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Comar Sets Goals for Self, Clinton

Comar Sets Goals for Self, Clinton
Friday, December 8, 2017
Clinton High School has had a remarkable run of Division I college athletes over the past six years. In fact, eight have come through the halls of the northern Lenawee County school that boasts an enrollment of only 310 high school students total. Noah Comar could beco...
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Rising Centreville Focused on Next Step

Rising Centreville Focused on Next Step
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Perhaps the most obvious sign that the Centreville girls varsity basketball program had made a complete turnaround was the fact that it won a handful of games last winter that it shouldn’t have. The Bulldogs also won a boatload of games decisively.
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Base by Base, St Patrick Circles Them All

Base by Base, St Patrick Circles Them All
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Portland St. Patrick’s run to the Division 4 baseball title this spring was fueled by its ability to manufacture runs – and some of those statistical performances will be remembered among the best achieved in MHSAA history. Find out where the Shamrocks rank...
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Great Clips of the Week: 12/7/17

Great Clips of the Week: 12/7/17
Thursday, December 7, 2017
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips counts down the five best from this fall season.
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Be the Referee: Dive on the Floor

Be the Referee: Dive on the Floor
Thursday, December 7, 2017
In this week's edition, assistant director Mark Uyl discusses some of the misunderstandings that arise when a basketball player dives for and gains possession of a loose ball.
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Today in the MHSAA: 12/7/17

Today in the MHSAA: 12/7/17
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Wrestling opened its season Wednesday night and some key storylines quickly emerged, although today's list is topped by a pair of high-powered hockey tilts in the Detroit Catholic League.
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2017

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2017
Thursday, December 7, 2017
A change in format for the Michigan High School Athletic Association Baseball Tournament was among notable actions taken by the Representative Council during its annual Fall Meeting, Dec. 1 in East Lansing, in addition to MHSAA basketball schedule changes for 2018-19 an...
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Nightmare Ends with Shanks' Dream Finish

Nightmare Ends with Shanks' Dream Finish
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The media were fixated on La’Darius Jefferson, and who can blame them? But the best story coming out of Muskegon’s recently-won Division 3 title belonged to senior cornerback Willie “Bo” Shanks – a tale that started with heartbreak, which ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 12/6/17

Today in the MHSAA: 12/6/17
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Tuesday's statewide basketball slate had just about everything one could want from a night of high school sports – matchups of potential contenders, a game-winning shot, a milestone coaching win, two long streaks broken and communities coming together to prov...
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Nearly 90 Events This Week on MHSAA TV

Nearly 90 Events This Week on MHSAA TV
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A record number of high school sporting events can be found this week on MHSAA.tv produced by Association members taking part in the School Broadcast Program.
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Wrestling Additions Highlight Winter Rules Changes

Wrestling Additions Highlight Winter Rules Changes
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The re-definition of the competition area to reward offensive wrestling in the down position is among the most significant rules changes taking effect with the start of 2017-18 competition in 12 winter sports for which the Michigan High School Athletic Association spons...
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Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/17

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/17
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Boys basketball season tipped off all over Michigan on Monday, with the reigning Class D champions adding to their MHSAA record winning streak. 
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History Reveals Legacy

History Reveals Legacy
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
National Federation opposition to national events in high school athletics is not “one and done.”
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 1

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 1
Monday, December 4, 2017
The 2017-18 season is barely a week old, and we already have plenty to talk about – in addition to a new name for our weekly girls basketball report. So let the countdown to this season’s Finals weekend at Calvin College begin. 
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Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/17

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/17
Monday, December 4, 2017
Bowling rolled into the winter sports schedule as Cadillac won its first tournament ever on its first try, while hockey matchups of the state's best dominated the rest of the weekend's most notable. 
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Hoops Schedules to Switch for 2018-19

Hoops Schedules to Switch for 2018-19
Monday, December 4, 2017
To accommodate the future availability of arenas used to host the Michigan High School Athletic Association girls and boys basketball championship weekends, the Representative Council approved a switch in schedules for girls and boys basketball for the 2018-19 season.
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Glen Lake Hoops Ready to Make Impression

Glen Lake Hoops Ready to Make Impression
Friday, December 1, 2017
When the Glen Lake boys basketball team went on a team-building retreat, coach Rich Ruelas asked his players to pick a word that would be their mantra for the season. Cade Peterson chose “footprint.”
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Today in the MHSAA: 12/1/17

Today in the MHSAA: 12/1/17
Friday, December 1, 2017
November closed Thursday with some early but potentially impactful girls basketball results and Kingsford hockey continuing a high-scoring start.
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This Week in High School Sports: 12/1/17

This Week in High School Sports: 12/1/17
Friday, December 1, 2017
This week’s show features last week's 11-Player Football Final win by Ottawa Lake Whiteford, passes out Game Balls to Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Nolan Fugate and Edwardsburg's Nick Bradley, talks about wrestling weight monitoring in the "Be The Referee" segme...
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