Entries for February 2012

Volleyball: In Ubly, Kubacki means Assist

Volleyball: In Ubly, Kubacki means Assist
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
In a report by the Huron Daily Tribune, Ubly coach Andy Guza called the last victory of his team's three-set win over Sandusky on Oct. 4, "the craziest game I've ever seen." It also capped a record-setting match for his junior setter.
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Things change; lessons are the same

Things change; lessons are the same
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Let's start with the obvious: High school sports have evolved a bit since 1927. But the MHSAA Bulletin from March of that year reminds us how some of our challenges remain the same.
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Skiing Finals: Downhill Champions Rise

Skiing Finals: Downhill Champions Rise
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The MHSAA Skiing Finals frequently are dominated by teams that have built stacks of championships over the years. But occasionally, a new contender enters the mix -- and dominates like the Clarkston boys did Monday at the Division 1 Final at Nub's Nob. Check out our r...
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SAC Sound-off: We Won Our Battle

SAC Sound-off: We Won Our Battle
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
My school didn't always have a good reputation when it came to the fans supporting our teams. But that was before Battle of the Fans.
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Today on MHSAA.tv

Today on MHSAA.tv
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Some significant live-streamed events are on the schedule for this weekend. So now's a great time to get caught up on those from this past weekend from the MHSAA Network -- including all Team Wrestling Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals.
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High 5s - 2/28/12

High 5s - 2/28/12
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
We highlighted some of the best from our first two Finals this winter, Upper Peninsula Swimming and Diving and Team Wrestling.
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Skip the lines: Get Finals Tickets Here

Skip the lines: Get Finals Tickets Here
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Avoid lines at the ticket window by ordering and downloading your MHSAA Finals E-tickets for cheer, individual wrestling, girls and boys basketball from our partner vendor web sites.
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Peddling Influence

Peddling Influence
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Sports Business Journal published in December its annual list of the 50 most influential persons in sports business. No person from the ranks of high school sports is included . . .
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DCC's Mooradian Shoots for One More

DCC's Mooradian Shoots for One More
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Championships have become a regular part of Alec Mooradian's high school wrestling career. In each of the last three seasons, he's emerged from the 16 best wrestlers at his weight in Division 1 to stand alone atop the awards podium as an MHSAA individual title winner. ...
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Did you see that?

Did you see that?
Monday, February 27, 2012
Check out our must-know scores and news from Feb. 20-25.
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MHSA(Q&)A: Hudson wrestling coach Scott Marry

MHSA(Q&)A: Hudson wrestling coach Scott Marry
Sunday, February 26, 2012
We caught up with him after Saturday's Division 4 Final.
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D2 Final: Redwings Golden Again

D2 Final: Redwings Golden Again
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Four years ago, a highly-anticipated group of freshmen joined a St. Johns wrestling program that had long been considered solid – and took the first steps toward making it elite. Those Redwings left Kellogg Arena on Saturday with their third straight MHSAA Divisi...
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D3 Final: Richmond Gets Richer

D3 Final: Richmond Gets Richer
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Nick Burg stepped on the mat for the biggest match of his life Saturday. He was shaking. The state’s biggest wrestling stage wasn’t lost on the Richmond sophomore. Nor the fact his team was losing by a point and only two matches from seeing its two-year MHS...
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D1 Final: 'We wanted this matchup'

D1 Final: 'We wanted this matchup'
Saturday, February 25, 2012
A week after the 2011 wrestling season ended, Detroit Catholic Central coach Mitch Hancock brought his team’s Division 1 runner-up trophy into the Shamrocks’ wrestling room. He had one of his seniors paint “1 point” underneath it. The message wa...
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D4 Final: Hudson Pins 4th Straight

D4 Final: Hudson Pins 4th Straight
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Hudson wrestlers know how to win MHSAA championships. And the Tigers’ seniors will leave high school never knowing how it feels to lose a title match at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena.
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Today's Finals: Remember these names and races

Today's Finals: Remember these names and races
Friday, February 24, 2012
This season's MHSAA Skiing Finals will be raced Monday at Nub's Nob and Boyne Highlands just outside of Harbor Springs. These are some of the short stories behind the team contenders in both divisions for both boys and girls, plus a few individuals whose names should ...
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Guarding the Gate

Guarding the Gate
Friday, February 24, 2012
As we screen the plethora of proposals to capitalize on high school sporting events in Michigan, we look for two kinds of assurances...
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And the champion is ... Frankenmuth

And the champion is ... Frankenmuth
Friday, February 24, 2012
We are going to dance and have some fun. That was hardly the entire story behind this season’s inaugural MHSAA “Battle of the Fans” champion. But energy – from the opening tip to the final buzzer and despite a blowout win decided early on &ndas...
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Team Finals: 32 Contenders, at a Glance

Team Finals: 32 Contenders, at a Glance
Friday, February 24, 2012
Headed to Battle Creek this weekend? So are 32 wrestling teams competing for one of four MHSAA team championships beginning with Friday's Quarterfinals at Battle Creek.  Check out our division-by-division primers with information on every team competing this weeke...
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Kings of the Detroit PSL

Kings of the Detroit PSL
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Detroit Martin Luther King boys basketball team came into this season riding high hopes – and high outside expectations too as many saw the Crusaders among teams to beat in Class A this winter. And King made good right away, with a 10-1 start -- before hittin...
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