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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 13 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ce...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class C & D

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class C & D
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 11 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at ...
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2019 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced

2019 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The 120 finalists for the MHSAA's Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2018-19 school year, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance, have been announced. The program, in its 30th year, has recognized student-athletes since the 1989-90 school year and again this winter will h...
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Uyl Follows Roberts in MHSAA SUCCESSion

Uyl Follows Roberts in MHSAA SUCCESSion
Sunday, December 9, 2018
The strength of the MHSAA decade after decade has been solid local school administration under the direction of insightful leaders at the state office in Lansing. New Executive Director Mark Uyl is prepared to build on that foundation while meeting challenges old and n...
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2018

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The adoption of alterations to the Michigan High School Athletic Association fall calendar and approval of Calvin College as the continued host site for the Girls Basketball Finals were among actions taken by the MHSAA’s Representative Council during its Fall Meet...
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Winter Sees Season Switch, Rules Changes

Winter Sees Season Switch, Rules Changes
Monday, November 26, 2018
A switch in the starts of boys and girls basketball and a number of rules changes in various sports are notable as 2018-19 competition begins in 12 winter sports for which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments.
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8 Elected to Representative Council

8 Elected to Representative Council
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Elections were completed recently to fill positions on the MHSAA’s legislative body, its Representative Council, with seven current members receiving re-election and an eighth elected to join for the first time. 
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Apply Now for Scholar-Athlete Awards

Apply Now for Scholar-Athlete Awards
Monday, October 15, 2018
One of the MHSAA’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 2018-19 school year.
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Sportsmanship Summits Return in November

Sportsmanship Summits Return in November
Thursday, September 27, 2018
A focus on high school student sportsmanship, during and also outside of competition, will highlight this fall’s Michigan High School Athletic Association annual Sportsmanship Summit series, which will run during the first two full weeks of November.
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Update Series Returns for 41st Year

Update Series Returns for 41st Year
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will conduct its 41st annual Update Meeting series in the coming weeks, and this year’s schedule will again offer in-service programming for athletic directors at six of the seven locations.
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MI Participation Ahead of National Pace

MI Participation Ahead of National Pace
Monday, September 10, 2018
Michigan had the eighth-most participants in high school sports nationally for the second straight year in 2017-18, again outpacing the state’s national ranking of 10th for total number of residents of high school age.
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Bowling, Boys Lacrosse Set Fan Records

Bowling, Boys Lacrosse Set Fan Records
Friday, August 17, 2018
Two sports repeated in setting postseason attendance records during the 2017-18 school year, as 1,390,590 total fans attended MHSAA postseason competitions for which attendance is recorded.
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2017-18 Report Shows Fewer Concussions

2017-18 Report Shows Fewer Concussions
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Concussions are down, according to data compiled by the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its third year of collecting head injury reports from member high schools.  The work is not done – but this year’s data reinforces trends that emer...
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Fall Sports Practices Begin Next Week

Fall Sports Practices Begin Next Week
Friday, August 3, 2018
More than 100,000 student-athletes will begin practices next week in nine sports in which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments, signaling the beginning of the 2018-19 Fall sports season.
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Rice Brings Officials Expertise to MHSAA

Rice Brings Officials Expertise to MHSAA
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Before starting down the path toward becoming one of the nation’s most respected trainers of baseball umpires, Brent Rice was a student at small-town Concord High School who didn’t have to put much effort into succeeding academically. But he received a chal...
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Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark

Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Nearly 43 percent of athletes at MHSAA member high schools participated in more than one sport during the 2017-18 school year, according to the first-ever Multi-Sport Participation Survey conducted this spring and inspired by the work of the MHSAA’s Task Force on ...
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Fall Athletes: Prepare for Hot Weather

Fall Athletes: Prepare for Hot Weather
Thursday, July 26, 2018
As summer activities wind down with an eye toward the beginning of fall sports next month, the MHSAA advises that student-athletes need to prepare for training in the hot weather that traditionally accompanies the beginning of August and the first practices of the schoo...
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Pay-to-Play Down Slightly, Survey Shows

Pay-to-Play Down Slightly, Survey Shows
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Slightly less than 50 percent of MHSAA member high schools assessed sports participation fees during the 2017-18 school year, according to an annual survey that enjoyed its highest response rate in 14 years of measuring the prevalence of charging students to help fund i...
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Participation Rises to 4-Year High

Participation Rises to 4-Year High
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
While enrollment in MHSAA member high schools saw another slight dip in 2017-18, participation in the 28 sports for which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments rose to its highest point since 2013-14. A total of 284,920 participants competed in MHSAA-sponsored spor...
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