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MHSAA Attendance Posts 5-Year High

MHSAA Attendance Posts 5-Year High
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason events enjoyed a five-year high in attendance in 2015-16 as two sports saw record fan turnout.
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8 Re-elected to MHSAA Representative Council

8 Re-elected to MHSAA Representative Council
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Elections were completed recently to fill positions on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s legislative body, its Representative Council, with eight current members receiving re-election.
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UPDATE Meeting Series In 39th Year

UPDATE Meeting Series In 39th Year
Thursday, September 15, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will conduct its 39th 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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MHSAA Announces 2015-16 Concussion Data

MHSAA Announces 2015-16 Concussion Data
Monday, September 12, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has completed an unprecedented yearlong collection of head injury reports from its member schools, mandated in 2015-16 for the first time as part of an effort to identify and reduce the incidence of those types of injuries i...
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MI Student Aid to Present MHSAA Media

MI Student Aid to Present MHSAA Media
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Just as the Michigan High School Athletic Association hopes students will pursue the many benefits of taking part in educational athletics, MI Student Aid – a division of the Michigan Department of Treasury – encourages students to pursue postsecondary educa...
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Michigan Virtual University Teams with MHSAA

Michigan Virtual University Teams with MHSAA
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Providing educational opportunities is central to the missions of both the Michigan High School Athletic Association and Michigan Virtual University. To promote its expansive opportunities for online education for Michigan high school students and educators, Michigan Vi...
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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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