Entries for May 2017

Performance: Salem's Mason Phillips

Performance: Salem's Mason Phillips
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Over the last week, Mason Phillips has emerged from a key contributor to Salem’s No. 3-ranked boys track & field team to become one of the most incredible stories of this spring season.  Phillips had run track as a freshman but not the last two years bef...
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Frankfort Carries Perfect Start into May

Frankfort Carries Perfect Start into May
Friday, May 12, 2017
It’s no secret in the small town of Frankfort that longtime coach Mike Zimmerman plans to retire after the 2018 season. In the meantime, his Panthers – most of them juniors who will finish up next spring as well – are off to an incredible start to wha...
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Top-Ranked Titans Build Special Season

Top-Ranked Titans Build Special Season
Friday, May 12, 2017
Jackson Lumen Christi junior Taylor Smith is a team player who is in an individual situation. Just two years ago, Smith, who plays No. 1 singles for the Titans girls tennis team, prioritized basketball over tennis because she enjoyed the team aspect so much.
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Upon Further Review ...

Upon Further Review ...
Friday, May 12, 2017
It’s interesting to observe that some recommendations that passed coach-dominated sport committees with unanimous support fail to receive 50 percent support by the athletic directors ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/12/17

Today in the MHSAA: 5/12/17
Friday, May 12, 2017
A trio of exceptional highlights led Thursday’s high school action across Michigan – the 20th straight league title for a tennis team, a perfect hitting night in softball and arguably the two best soccer teams in the state meeting in a league game.
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Constantine Follows Slugger on Fast Start

Constantine Follows Slugger on Fast Start
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Kim Maddox has an incredible feel for the game of softball. Growing up with significantly impaired hearing, that’s been a necessity. Maddox, a junior slugger at Constantine High School who set her school’s season home run record in 2016 with 11 bombs, has a...
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/11/17

Today in the MHSAA: 5/11/17
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Michigan’s schools are celebrating the first track & field league championships of 2017 as Regionals draw near beginning a week from Friday.
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2017 Community Service Awards Honor 6

2017 Community Service Awards Honor 6
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Students representing six Michigan high schools have been selected as winners of the inaugural Community Service Awards sponsored by the MHSAA and Lake Trust Credit Union for their efforts to improve the lives of others in their communities.
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3-Sport Ace Powers Thru Final Spring

3-Sport Ace Powers Thru Final Spring
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Collin Powers turned quite a few heads when, at the age of 10, he fired a hole-in-one in his first major junior golf tournament. Those who knew his golf pedigree just shook their heads and smiled.
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Top Talent Teeing Off in Upper Peninsula

Top Talent Teeing Off in Upper Peninsula
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
With golf courses like TimberStone, Greywalls and Sweetgrass already ranked among the best in Michigan, and Sage Run expected to join that list soon, Upper Peninsula golf is becoming increasingly high class. Also contributing are some quality golfers past and present. ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/10/17

Today in the MHSAA: 5/10/17
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Top teams statewide faced off in local matchups in soccer and softball Tuesday, and check our “Good Read” at the bottom of this report for the story behind the voice that will be missed both in Battle Creek and by Michigan's wrestling community as a whole.
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More Live Spring Streams On MHSAA TV

More Live Spring Streams On MHSAA TV
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
After a week during which most of its games were washed out to weather conditions, members of the MHSAA’s School Broadcast Program are back at it again with a slate of more than a dozen games scheduled for viewing on MHSAA.tv.
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Anniversary Celebration

Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Officials know what it means to have a partner, and to have his or her back in good times and bad.
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/9/17

Today in the MHSAA: 5/9/17
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
We have a spring league champion (two, actually), as Remus Chippewa Hills continued its dominance in both girls and boys track & field while a number of others continued to advance on successful seasons Monday.
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3 Sports Secure New Homes for 2017-18

3 Sports Secure New Homes for 2017-18
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Championship rounds for girls basketball, team wrestling and individual wrestling will have new homes for the 2017-18 season, as approved by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Spring Meeting, May 7-8, in Glen Ar...
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Today in the MHSAA: 5/8/17

Today in the MHSAA: 5/8/17
Monday, May 8, 2017
Muskegon County championships in a number of sports highlighted a busy weekend of action to kick off May, the final month of the spring regular season for most teams across the state.
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Why We Watch

Why We Watch
Friday, May 5, 2017
The lure of participation for adolescents is that competitive school sports is difficult fun.
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Top-Ranked Inland Lakes Sets Bar High

Top-Ranked Inland Lakes Sets Bar High
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Rain wiped out a Tuesday doubleheader, but it was not a complete wash for Inland Lakes softball coach Krissi Thompson and her top-ranked Division 4 team. Thompson learned afterward that the Bulldogs will be honored by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Associati...
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Busy Block Does it All During 3-Sport Spring

Busy Block Does it All During 3-Sport Spring
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Dawson Block has his seven varsity letters earned over the last 2½ years piled on a table in his bedroom.  They aren’t in any particular order or out for display. In fact, they’re probably the most disorganized part of an incredibly organized gu...
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Performance: Farwell's Lillian Albaugh

Performance: Farwell's Lillian Albaugh
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Sports run deep in Lillian Albaugh’s family, and the Farwell junior added another achievement to the legacy April 26 with a record-breaking performance. Albaugh broke her school's shot put record that had stood since 1993 with a throw of 38 feet, 10½ inche...
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