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Vermontville Ace Joins NFHS Hall (Video)

Vermontville Ace Joins NFHS Hall (Video)
Monday, August 15, 2016
Michigan celebrated its eighth inductee to the National High School Sports Hall of Fame with the honoring of Vermontville baseball star Ken Beardslee during the annual National Federation of State High School Associations summer meeting, this summer in Reno, Nevada. Cl...
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Participation Again Bests Population Rank

Participation Again Bests Population Rank
Thursday, August 11, 2016
For the eighth straight year, Michigan ranked seventh nationally in high school sports participation, according to statistics for the 2015-16 school year released recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations. That level of participation con...
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Clipping Clipped as 2016-17 Begins

Clipping Clipped as 2016-17 Begins
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Clipping has been eliminated in high school football, the biggest playing rules change on the horizon for member schools of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, which formally begin practice for 2016-17 fall sports next week.
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Reminder: Prepare to Beat the Heat

Reminder: Prepare to Beat the Heat
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The heat wave that’s traveled across Michigan during these last few weeks of July is another reminder of the importance of preparing for activity in hot weather in advance of Michigan High School Athletic Association fall practices kicking off the new school year ...
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Pay-to-Play's Extent Unchanged in 15-16

Pay-to-Play's Extent Unchanged in 15-16
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The percentage of Michigan High School Athletic Association high schools that assessed participation fees to help fund interscholastic athletics held steady at 51.5 percent in 2015-16 for the second straight school year after reaching a high of nearly 57 percent two yea...
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Mazzolini's Impact Felt Across Generations

Mazzolini's Impact Felt Across Generations
Thursday, July 14, 2016
A lifetime in competitive athletics has provided piles of memories for retiring MHSAA assistant director Gina Mazzolini. Four decades as an athlete, coach and association administrator also left her with plenty of souvenirs to sort through as she finishes her final day...
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MHSAA's Roberts Elected to NFHS Board

MHSAA's Roberts Elected to NFHS Board
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
MHSAA Executive Director John E. “Jack” Roberts has been elected to serve a four-year term on the Board of Directors for the National Federation of State High School Associations, the national governing body for high school athletics and activities.
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Sampson to Join MHSAA Staff

Sampson to Join MHSAA Staff
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jeremy Sampson, an award-winning sportscaster who founded and currently serves as president of the Lansing United semi-professional men’s soccer club, will join the Michigan High School Athletic Association staff later this month in the newly-created position of T...
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Participation Rises in 2015-16

Participation Rises in 2015-16
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Despite another slight decline in enrollment at member high schools for the 2015-16 school year, participation in sports rose for the first time since 2010-11 as a total of 284,227 participants took part in the 28 sports for which postseason tournaments are sponsored by...
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Spring Preliminary Concussion Data Announced

Spring Preliminary Concussion Data Announced
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Similar to information gathered after the first two seasons of the 2015-16 school year, the Michigan High School Athletic Association has found through collection of preliminary data that fewer than one percent of its more than 100,000 spring student-athletes experience...
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2016-17 Officials Registration Underway

2016-17 Officials Registration Underway
Monday, June 27, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2016-17 school year.
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Parade of Champions 2015-16

Parade of Champions 2015-16
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Seven schools hoisted Michigan High School Athletic Association team championship trophies for the first time this school year, as 99 schools total won one or more of the 130 Finals championships awarded during 2015-16.
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2016 Bush Awards Honor Valued Educators

2016 Bush Awards Honor Valued Educators
Monday, June 20, 2016
Three educators who have combined for more than a century of service to high school athletics – Adrian Madison’s Kristen Isom, Holly’s Deb VanKuiken and Battle Creek’s Jim Cummins – have been named recipients of the Michigan High Schoo...
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PRIVIT to Assist in Health History Effort

PRIVIT to Assist in Health History Effort
Monday, May 16, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has announced an agreement with PRIVIT to streamline the process for the management and collection of physical health history and consent forms required for participation in high school sports.
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Spring 2016

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Spring 2016
Friday, May 13, 2016
The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association continued to create opportunities for participation in high school athletics during its annual Spring Meeting, May 1-2, in Glen Arbor, with a pair of actions designed to assist more schools in f...
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Winter Preliminary Concussion Data Announced

Winter Preliminary Concussion Data Announced
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has found through collection of preliminary data that fewer than two percent of its more than 70,000 winter student-athletes experienced potential concussions during the season that concluded in March.
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Hutcheson Eager to Serve Statewide

Hutcheson Eager to Serve Statewide
Thursday, April 21, 2016
On Tuesday, Dan Hutcheson was the public address announcer at a track and field meet. On Wednesday, he spent part of the morning painting a door. As a teacher, coach, then assistant principal and athletic director, he’s performed in a wide variety of roles for Ho...
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Winter 2016

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Winter 2016
Thursday, March 31, 2016
An increased effort to ensure student-athletes and their parents or guardians receive concussion education information was among topics that generated the most attention from the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual W...
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2016-17 Classifications Announced

2016-17 Classifications Announced
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association elections and postseason tournaments in traditionally classified sports (A, B, C, D) for the 2016-17 school year have been announced, with enrollment breaks for postseason tournaments set up by divisions post...
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Sparrow to Present MHSAA Hoops Finals

Sparrow to Present MHSAA Hoops Finals
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Sparrow Health System of Lansing, a provider of medical expertise and information to Michigan High School Athletic Association schools, their athletes, parents and staff, will serve as the presenting sponsor of this season’s Girls & Boys Basketball Finals to b...
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