Entries for January 2016

Hillger Cashing in on Price of Excellence

Hillger Cashing in on Price of Excellence
Friday, January 29, 2016
The books are never too far away from Trent Hillger, even as he works to put his name in the Lake Fenton wrestling record books. As his mother drove him home from a Monday training session, Hillger studied with the aid of a flashlight. At breakfast the next morning, he...
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Broncos' VanLanen Preps for Big Finish

Broncos' VanLanen Preps for Big Finish
Friday, January 29, 2016
It hasn’t always been easy.  But Bark River-Harris senior Morgan VanLanen has held her own for four years in the male-dominated sport of wrestling.
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/29/16

This Week in High School Sports: 1/29/16
Friday, January 29, 2016
This edition of "This Week In High School Sports" features the boys and girls bowling teams at Sturgis High School, passes out two Game Balls and comments on poor sportsmanship being rewarded in professional football.
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School Overload

School Overload
Friday, January 29, 2016
I don’t know how school administrators and local boards of education do it.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/29/16

Today in the MHSAA: 1/29/16
Friday, January 29, 2016
A relatively quiet night statewide still included matchups of ranked teams in swimming & diving, wrestling and basketball – and we’ve got a good read as well for parents saying good-bye to that role in high school athletics this school year. 
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As Stockbridge Learns, Swoverland Earns 400

As Stockbridge Learns, Swoverland Earns 400
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The new coach had won a lot of games. He must know what he’s doing, Mason Gee-Montgomery figured. And that’s all he knew about Randy Swoverland when the latter took over Stockbridge’s boys basketball program two years ago.
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New Cast Maintaining Marian's Success

New Cast Maintaining Marian's Success
Thursday, January 28, 2016
When word leaked out last April that sisters Bailey and Samantha Thomas would be moving to Nevada and not returning to Bloomfield Hills Marian for the 2015-16 school year, reporters and basketball fans alike did a quick math equation. Marian would graduate three senio...
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Be the Referee: Dive on the Floor

Be the Referee: Dive on the Floor
Thursday, January 28, 2016
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl explains the rule misunderstandings that occur when a basketball player dives on the floor for a loose ball.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/28/16

Today in the MHSAA: 1/28/16
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The number 300 has been significant for at least two competitors this week, and Wednesday’s action also included some of the state's best wrestling matchups this season and a league champion crowned for the first time in more than 30 years.
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Video 1/27/16: Basketball, Buzzer Beaters

Video 1/27/16: Basketball, Buzzer Beaters
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
This week's MHSAA.tv highlights package includes clips from the Houghton/Calumet and Midland Dow/Saginaw Heritage girls basketball games, plus buzzer-beating shots from around the state.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/27/16

Today in the MHSAA: 1/27/16
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Tuesday evening was arguably the most highlight-filled of any so far this basketball season, with plenty of important results and intriguing performances making headlines across the state.
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Performance: Muskegon's Mardrekia Cook

Performance: Muskegon's Mardrekia Cook
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
During her four seasons at Muskegon, Mardrekia Cook has contributed at every position and in a variety of ways.  Her variety of skills and strength as a leader, in addition to elite talent, all were on display last week during one of the most statistically impress...
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Powers Pursuing Flint's 1st Hockey Title

Powers Pursuing Flint's 1st Hockey Title
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Flint Powers Catholic was on upset alert, locked in a 3-3 tie with unheralded Mount Pleasant after squandering a 3-0 lead. It was time for a hero to emerge for the Chargers.
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Early Learners

Early Learners
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Students are engaged in school sports, marching band, cheerleading and other school-related activities throughout most of August, and they are much more eager learners then than later in the school year.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/16

Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/16
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Monday night was a busy one for girls basketball as multiple state-ranked teams fell in titanic nonleague matchups.
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'Green Machine' Gears Up for BOTF V

'Green Machine' Gears Up for BOTF V
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Lots of cheering. Lots of smiles. Everyone in beach gear and standing for a girls basketball game – flippers and all. The first revving of Western Michigan Christian’s “Green Machine” this winter won’t soon be forgotten by leaders charged ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 25, 2016
There may be 25 undefeated boys basketball teams left in Michigan.  But this week will be telling for a quite a few – both those expected to shine this brightly and also for some surprising us along the way.
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Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Girls Report Week 8
Monday, January 25, 2016
A total of 19 teams over four classes remain undefeated as we reach the midpoint of another girls basketball season. But a number of others aren’t far behind – more than 140 teams have lost only two or fewer games.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/16

Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/16
Monday, January 25, 2016
This weekend’s statewide action was highlighted by milestones – be it a 25-year winning streak, 600 wins total or 1,000 points scored.
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Miss Soccer Scores at Champion's Pace

Miss Soccer Scores at Champion's Pace
Friday, January 22, 2016
Saline’s run last spring to its first MHSAA girls soccer championship was keyed by a number of talented players – including eventual Miss Soccer, Taylor Mulder. See where she ranks among the MHSAA's all-time leading scorers, and check out additional recent ...
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