Entries for July 2019

Howardsville Star Joins Hoops Legends

Howardsville Star Joins Hoops Legends
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Dylan Jergens put up numbers this past boys basketball season – and over his four-season career – that may not be matched for many years to come. Find out why and check out more recent record book additions in boys basketball, baseball, girls lacrosse,...
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Pay-to-Play Use Hovers at 50 percent

Pay-to-Play Use Hovers at 50 percent
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Half of MHSAA member high schools continued to assess sports participation fees during the 2018-19 school year, according to a survey that has measured the prevalence of charging students to help fund interscholastic athletics annually over the last 15 years.
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Long-range Skill Helps P-W Go Distance

Long-range Skill Helps P-W Go Distance
Monday, July 29, 2019
The Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball team this past winter won its first MHSAA Finals championship, in Division 3, based in part on record book-caliber 3-point shooting. Get the details on the Pirates' achievements and more recent girls basketball record bo...
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Brush Up on the New Transfer Rule

Brush Up on the New Transfer Rule
Monday, July 22, 2019
Eligibility under the new “sport-specific” transfer rule begins this coming fall after circulating extensively for nearly one school year. Unless one of the stated 15 exceptions is met, participation during the 2018-19 school year determines eligibility for...
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West Michigan Stars Set High Bars

West Michigan Stars Set High Bars
Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Grand Rapids area was loaded with star senior girls lacrosse players this spring, with Ada Forest Hills Eastern’s Erin Kloostra and Grand Rapids Christian’s Kate DeYoung among those closing impressive careers. Click below to learn about their accomplish...
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Participation Remains Steady in 2018-19

Participation Remains Steady in 2018-19
Thursday, July 18, 2019
MHSAA member schools continued to experience a decade-long decline in enrollment in 2018-19, and participation across 28 sports for which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments also decreased slightly. However, while the drop in enrollment was 1.28 percent from the p...
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NFHS Introduces Updated Logo

NFHS Introduces Updated Logo
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
As the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) heads into the next 100 years of leading high school sports and other activity programs nationwide, it will be doing so with a new logo.
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Cass City Ace Fires to Near Perfection

Cass City Ace Fires to Near Perfection
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Cass City junior Kendall Anthes helped his baseball team to a 25-3 record this spring, in the process turning in one of the most impressive single-season pitching performances in MHSAA history. Click below to check out his three new record book entries and se...
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Orchard View Sluggers Continue Climb

Orchard View Sluggers Continue Climb
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A pair of Muskegon Orchard View softball standouts are climbing MHSAA record book career lists with one more season to play. Find out more about Halee Holman and Cassidee White's impressive runs as they top our most recent report of record book editions in their sport.
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Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Where Everyone Knows Your Name
Friday, July 12, 2019
This year's MHSAA Ice Hockey Tournament attracted more than 40,000 spectators from the time the first pucks dropped Feb. 25, including a three-year high of more than 6,000 across 12 Quarterfinal sites.  More than 200 schools and 3,000 participants combined to make...
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Title Time Differs Among Hockey States

Title Time Differs Among Hockey States
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Next season’s three-week playoff format for the MHSAA Ice Hockey Tournament will fall more closely in line with similar postseasons for state associations around the country which sponsor the sport. According to 2017-18 National Federation of State High School As...
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#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals

#TBT: 2002 Ends with Lights-Out Finals
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Flint IMA had been to the MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals what Joe Louis Arena was to the Detroit Red Wings since it began hosting high school championships in the state in 1977. For parts of four decades, the facility set the scene for many memorable moments on ice for sc...
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Officials Eager for New Hockey Format

Officials Eager for New Hockey Format
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, Feb. 26, was a particularly busy day on the ice as the 2019 MHSAA Ice Hockey Tournament reached just its second day around the state. On the slate that night were 27 Regional games, bringing the two-day total to 48 on the heels of Monday’s busy calendar.
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FOX Sports Detroit Replays Hoops Finals

FOX Sports Detroit Replays Hoops Finals
Sunday, July 7, 2019
The championship games of the 2019 MHSAA Boys & Girls Basketball Tournaments, presented by Sparrow Health System, will reair this week on FOX Sports Detroit.
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Great Lakes Skate: Playoff Change Scores

Great Lakes Skate: Playoff Change Scores
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Longtime coordinator of off-ice officials for the MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals Jim Gagleard often noticed it during his annual three days traversing the hallways and locker rooms beneath the stands at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth.  “You could see it in the p...
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