Entries for October 2015

This Week in High School Sports: 10/30/15

This Week in High School Sports: 10/30/15
Friday, October 30, 2015
The latest "This Week In High School Sports" discusses the turnaround by the football program at Benton Harbor, passes out two Game Balls and finishes with commentary about Football Playoff memories.
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Becoming Busy or Busy Becoming?

Becoming Busy or Busy Becoming?
Friday, October 30, 2015
That question captures the essential difference between transaction and transformation.
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/30/15

Today in the MHSAA: 10/30/15
Friday, October 30, 2015
Thursday’s Boys Soccer Regionals saw another reigning champion and one more top-ranked team fall, and two of the top small-school volleyball teams in the state matched up as that regular-season for that sport rolled toward a close.
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Simple Act Sets Example Nationwide

Simple Act Sets Example Nationwide
Friday, October 30, 2015
In many respects, Dansville junior Clay Soule is your average high schooler from a small town. So when he tied an opponent's shoelace during a break in play two weeks ago, he didn't think it was a big deal. He can’t believe how big a deal it’s become.
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A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 1

A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 1
Friday, October 30, 2015
This first week of the 41st MHSAA Football Playoffs will be filled with firsts and familiar faces. Benton Harbor, Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy and Parma Western will take part in the first playoff games in their football programs’ histories. Ten more teams w...
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Menominee Follows Winning Formula

Menominee Follows Winning Formula
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Explaining the continued success of football at Menominee High School is not difficult. Most winning programs pride themselves on some combination of hard work, strong coaching, camaraderie and talent.  But here's the difference: The Maroons have all of those thin...
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Sportsmanship Summits Go Annual

Sportsmanship Summits Go Annual
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will present its Sportsmanship Summit series again this November as the program becomes an annual event after previously being presented every other school year at four sites across the state.
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/29/15

Today in the MHSAA: 10/29/15
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Boys Soccer Regionals continued Wednesday with a number of ranked teams matching up, but also note some significant volleyball accomplishments and a piece on a football coach taking major strides with West Bloomfield.
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Be the Referee: Officials Demographics

Be the Referee: Officials Demographics
Thursday, October 29, 2015
This week, MHSAA assistant director Mark Uyl discusses the importance of recruiting young officials so they may gain experience now and prepare to replace veterans wearing the whistle.
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Playoff Berth Adds to Lincoln Park Surge

Playoff Berth Adds to Lincoln Park Surge
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Steve Glenn has played baseball since he was 10 years old. It’s always been his favorite sport. Not anymore. This football season changed things.
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Prep Zone Returns for Football Playoffs

Prep Zone Returns for Football Playoffs
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
For the fifth straight season, FOX Sports Detroit will provide live streaming video coverage of four games from each of the first four rounds of the MHSAA Football Playoffs – presented by the Michigan Army National Guard – on the PrepZone onFoxSportsDetroit....
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Scholar-Athlete Applications Available

Scholar-Athlete Applications Available
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
One of the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s most popular programs, the Scholar-Athlete Award, will again present 32 $1,000 scholarships to top student-athletes at member high schools during the 2015-16 school year.
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Football Fans: Check this out

Football Fans: Check this out
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
We collect thousands of pieces of data throughout a football season leading up to the selection of playoff pairings after Week 9. The following reports show how all 272 playoff teams fared against others in the tournament this fall, a fun read for anyone following the f...
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/28/15

Today in the MHSAA: 10/28/15
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tuesday may have been the most eventful weekday of the 2015 fall season so far, with ranked teams matchup up all over the Boys Soccer Regional Tournament, league champions crowned in volleyball and two of the state’s major powers in swimming and diving matching up...
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'New' Algonac Energized by Turnaround

'New' Algonac Energized by Turnaround
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Algonac has been home for A.J. Garshott since he was 5 years old. Yet, it's like he's living in an entirely new town this fall. The heightened sense of pride in this town which sits along the St. Clair River across from Canada stems from one of the most remarkable turn...
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/27/15

Today in the MHSAA: 10/27/15
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A pair of notable volleyball accomplishments for two of the state’s top Class B teams tops the headlines from Monday’s action from across the state.
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Yogi

Yogi
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
We lost a treasure when Yogi Berra died last month at the age of 90.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Monday, October 26, 2015
Week 9 of the football regular season brings with it a Twitter feed full of gems. Enjoy perfection? How about winning streaks? And of course there was at least one stat line worth a double take.
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'22 Game' Lasts 2 Plays, Lives on

'22 Game' Lasts 2 Plays, Lives on
Monday, October 26, 2015
What would you do with 22 seconds to right a wrong? More than 60 years later, a forgotten showdown between high school football teams, played out before national attention in little Nashville, Michigan, still stands as one of the most entertaining and unusual sports mo...
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Today in the MHSAA: 10/26/15

Today in the MHSAA: 10/26/15
Monday, October 26, 2015
There was much more than football playoff pairings to discuss this weekend – most notably, MHSAA Boys Soccer Districts and the Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals.
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