Entries for January 2018

1st Miss Basketball Recalls Marvelous Rise

1st Miss Basketball Recalls Marvelous Rise
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Today, the mother of three, Julie Swanson excitedly reminisced recently about early days when she was known as Julie Polakowski. As a kid, she saw herself without borders. She could become an artist, or a writer, or a woodworker. As time passed and her interests grew, s...
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Tradition-Rich Kingston Adding to Legacy

Tradition-Rich Kingston Adding to Legacy
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Camryn MacGuire remembers watching Kingston varsity basketball games and dreaming about the day she could be on the court. Evan Neff enjoyed going to games so much as a kid, he kept coming back even after his family moved away for a few years while he was in middle scho...
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/18

Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/18
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
We knew this would be a big week in basketball, and Tuesday definitely did not disappoint. 
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Unified Basketball On MHSAA TV

Unified Basketball On MHSAA TV
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The efforts of MHSAA member schools to promote participation opportunities with the Michigan Special Olympics will get live video coverage this week as part of more than 80 events on MHSAA.tv being produced by participants in the School Broadcast Pro...
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/30/18

Today in the MHSAA: 1/30/18
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
A dramatic finish capped a league championship run for the Detroit Mumford girls basketball team, and check out as well a report on how schools and the MHSAA are working to promote multi-sport participation.
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Visualizing Transfers

Visualizing Transfers
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
There are two visual aids to bring to the discussion of the transfer rule serving school sports in Michigan.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Monday, January 29, 2018
We’ve crossed the midpoint of this boys basketball season, and the week to come might end up one of the most memorable of the winter. But looking into the future is just one part of the “Breslin Bound” report, and this week’s in particular inclu...
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Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 9

Countdown to Calvin: Girls Report Week 9
Monday, January 29, 2018
As we embark on the final month of this girls basketball season, the first league championships are being clinched and the first conference tournament brackets are filling in. And on cue, potential MHSAA title contenders continue to rise.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/29/18

Today in the MHSAA: 1/29/18
Monday, January 29, 2018
This was a rivalry sort of weekend in a number of sports across the state, topped by familiar foes facing off in swimming & diving, hockey, wrestling and girls basketball. 
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BOTF VII Finalists, Tour Dates Announced

BOTF VII Finalists, Tour Dates Announced
Monday, January 29, 2018
Two repeat finalists and a past champion have earned the opportunity to vie for the MHSAA's “Battle of the Fans VII” title recognizing the top high school student cheering section in Michigan, as awarded by its Student Advisory Council.  Boyne City, ...
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Performance: Dundee's Brandon Whitman

Performance: Dundee's Brandon Whitman
Friday, January 26, 2018
Dundee's Brandon Whitman is fast approaching an opportunity to join one of the elite groups of achievers in any sport in MHSAA history.  With a chance at becoming the 23rd four-time individual wrestling champion a little more than a month away, Whitman contin...
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/26/18

This Week in High School Sports: 1/26/18
Friday, January 26, 2018
This week’s show features Holland West Ottawa swimmer Derek Maas, passes out Game Balls to Kyle Hebner of Petoskey in ice hockey and Shine Strickland-Gills and Maddie Camp of Saginaw Hertiage in girls basketball, talks about a new wrestling rule in ...
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/18

Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/18
Friday, January 26, 2018
Potential MHSAA championship contenders in wrestling and skiing faced off in league competitions Thursday to top our daily list of headliners.
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Reserve Lessons

Reserve Lessons
Friday, January 26, 2018
It is a shame that students have somehow gotten the message that it’s a waste of their time to be a part of a team where they aren’t a starter or even the star.
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Be the Referee: Points at the Edge

Be the Referee: Points at the Edge
Thursday, January 25, 2018
In this week's edition, assistant director Mark Uyl explains how scoring opportunities have increased in wrestling this season.
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Great Clips of the Week: 1/25/18

Great Clips of the Week: 1/25/18
Thursday, January 25, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips shows the overtime goal by Detroit Catholic Central hockey player Dylan Montie to defeat rival Birmingham Brother Rice.
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Seng Leads, Coaches Others to do Same

Seng Leads, Coaches Others to do Same
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Meg Seng misses coaching – in her words, “those relationships really are what it’s all about … stronger than just about anything other than family.” But the coach in Seng continues to show the way in her work every day.
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/18

Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/18
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Two top-ranked wrestling teams met on the mat Wednesday, and another group of grapplers made the number "1" significant by clinching their first league title in the sport.
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Rivals Unite for 'Never Forgotten Games'

Rivals Unite for 'Never Forgotten Games'
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The small West Michigan towns of Fennville and Saugatuck are separated by less than 10 miles, thus sparking a longstanding rivalry that has played out in various sports through the years. However, for one night, a special event brought the two communities together to h...
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Become an Official: HS Sports Need You

Become an Official: HS Sports Need You
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
They don’t make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don’t make the all-star teams. But perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials.
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