Entries for April 2010

Sports Officials Receive Recognition

Friday, April 30, 2010
It’s often said that the best sports officials don’t draw attention to themselves; that a well-officiated contest is one where you don’t notice the officials.  But once a year we make them the center of attention anyway.
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Ten Percent Solution

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
As financial concerns increase among Michigan’s schools, the suggestion is sometimes made to decrease high school sports seasons by the same percentage across the board – e.g., by ten percent. 
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Crunch Time for Council

Friday, April 23, 2010
We normally think of the MHSAA’s year as having three emotional peaks – the culmination of fall, winter and spring tournaments – and certainly that is how most of our constituents view the year.  And that’s good.
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Reaching Higher

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Last Sunday, nearly 100 underclass female basketball players converged on South Lyon High School for the second “Reaching Higher Showcase.”
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Eight-Player Football

Friday, April 16, 2010
There will not be an eight-player division of the MHSAA Football Playoffs in 2010 . . .  there were not enough firm commitments for the 2010 season by the April 1 deadline . . .
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Constitutional Catch-Up

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
For the first time since 1998, MHSAA member schools are voting to amend the MHSAA Constitution.
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Head Trauma

Friday, April 9, 2010
Attention to participant safety is ongoing in school sports; and once again the emphasis is on head injuries.
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Spring Sports Practice

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Cold weather and crowded gyms are customary during the first weeks of practice for Michigan schools as they press to get spring sports underway.
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Class Actions

Friday, April 2, 2010
The classification process for MHSAA tournaments for the 2010-11 school year is completed.
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