Entries for November 2017

#TBT: Reeths-Puffer Legends Born

#TBT: Reeths-Puffer Legends Born
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The “Legends of the Game” program returned to the MHSAA Football Finals this past weekend, as members of the 1992 Muskegon Reeths-Puffer football team and cheerleaders from that fall were honored at Ford Field. The Rockets won the Class A championship game ...
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Great Clips of the Week: 11/30/17

Great Clips of the Week: 11/30/17
Thursday, November 30, 2017
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features one of the most brilliant catches from last weekend's MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals. 
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Be the Referee: Weight Monitoring

Be the Referee: Weight Monitoring
Thursday, November 30, 2017
In this week's edition, assistant director Mark Uyl explains the how wrestlers' weights are monitored, an important part of making the sport safe for all who take the mat.
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/17

Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/17
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The boys hockey and girls basketball seasons continued to roll along Wednesday, with Traverse City Central holding off an impressive comeback by Petoskey in a key northern ice matchup.
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Like Parents, Ayrault Twins 'Born to Play'

Like Parents, Ayrault Twins 'Born to Play'
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Kim Ayrault and her husband Andy were careful not to overly encourage their children to play sports, specifically basketball, the sport they played so well for so long. But if their children did decide to play, they would teach them to play the right way and be there e...
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Performance: Muskegon's La'Darius Jefferson

Performance: Muskegon's La'Darius Jefferson
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Muskegon quarterback La'Darius Jefferson ran 32 times for 247 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Big Reds to a 28-10 win over Farmington Hills Harrison in Saturday’s Division 3 Final, earning him the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week.&...
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/17

Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/17
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Matchups of top girls basketball teams in Oakland County and top hockey teams at the northern tip of the Upper Peninsula own the first two spots on today's list. 
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Big Hoops Tip Off on MHSAA TV

Big Hoops Tip Off on MHSAA TV
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Winter sports get off to a fast start on MHSAA.tv in the coming week, with a heavy load of basketball games being produced by School Broadcast Program members.
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Farewell Silverdome; Our Memories Live On

Farewell Silverdome; Our Memories Live On
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Farewell Pontiac Silverdome. In early December, more than 15 years after the Detroit Lions played their last game beneath its air-supported Teflon-paneled roof, the “Dome” will take a last breath and then depart.
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Calling All Hoops: Schedules & Scores

Calling All Hoops: Schedules & Scores
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Basketball is back, and we’re again providing an opportunity to follow the schedules and scores of all 1,400+ girls and boys high school varsity teams in Michigan this winter. Of course, to make this a 100-percent success, we would love your help.
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/17

Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/17
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Girls basketball season tipped off Monday, and we've got links to coverage from four games plus previews of some teams to watch this winter. 
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No Shortcuts

No Shortcuts
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Full-time, continuously trained athletic administrators are essential to the conduct of safe and successful interscholastic athletics.
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Drive Complete: 2017 Finals in Review

Drive Complete: 2017 Finals in Review
Monday, November 27, 2017
Every November, the MHSAA Football Finals give players, coaches and fans an opportunity to see what everyone else has been talking about.  These last two weekends were no different.
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Today in the MHSAA: 11/27/17

Today in the MHSAA: 11/27/17
Monday, November 27, 2017
As the fall season officially came to a close this weekend, winter continued to pick up speed with lots of hockey all over both peninsulas (plus a couple of football coaching announcements of statewide note). 
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Jefferson Helps End Muskegon's Heartache

Jefferson Helps End Muskegon's Heartache
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Muskegon had lost in MHSAA Division 3 Finals four of the last five seasons. And when Ben Williams of Farmington Hills Harrison returned Saturday’s opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown, the hearts of Big Reds fans sank a bit. No reason to be concerned. Senior ...
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QB Leads Falcons to Record-Tying Title

QB Leads Falcons to Record-Tying Title
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Yes, Grand Rapids West Catholic was well aware of Saturday’s history-making opportunity at Ford Field. And yes, becoming only the third program to win five straight MHSAA football championships has been an honor, but also a heavy expectation to uphold.
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Low-Scoring Rematch Goes to Clarkston

Low-Scoring Rematch Goes to Clarkston
Saturday, November 25, 2017
The final score of the Clarkston-West Bloomfield Division 1 Final might cause many football purists to cringe and scoff in disbelief.  But Clarkston coach Kurt Richardson offered no apologies.
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'Next Up' Help P-W to Next Championship

'Next Up' Help P-W to Next Championship
Saturday, November 25, 2017
The Pewamo-Westphalia football program finished a second straight season hoisting a championship trophy at Ford Field on Saturday, thanks to the “next man up” … and the next man … and the next man after that.  This time, the Pirates prove...
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Fugate Carries CC On 1 More Trophy Run

Fugate Carries CC On 1 More Trophy Run
Saturday, November 25, 2017
As classmates and fans screamed his name from the Ford Field stands Friday night, Nolan Fugate put the focus on his teammates. “I cannot thank my offensive line and my outside receivers enough,” the Grand Rapids Catholic Central senior running back said. &l...
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Lumen Repeat 'Club' Inducts Newest Class

Lumen Repeat 'Club' Inducts Newest Class
Friday, November 24, 2017
The challenge came one more time over text Thursday night, from a pair of assistant coaches who had something their players desperately wanted.  Tony Panici and Tyler Aldridge were part of Jackson Lumen Christi’s repeat Division 5 champions in 2003 and 2004,...
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