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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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Vermontville Star Named to NFHS Hall

Vermontville Star Named to NFHS Hall
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Record-setting Vermontville High School baseball star Ken Beardslee, who continues to hold two national strikeout records more than 65 years after his final high school pitch, was one of 12 individuals named Tuesday to the National High School Sports Hall of Fame by the...
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Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class A

Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class A
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime cer...
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Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class B

Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class B
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremon...
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Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class C, D

Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class C, D
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through the Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime cere...
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Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced

Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced
Friday, January 22, 2016
The 120 finalists for the Michigan High School Athletic Association's Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2015-16 school year have been announced.
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Task Force to Promote Multi-Sport Experience

Task Force to Promote Multi-Sport Experience
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Noting growing concerns for the health risks to young people who specialize too early and narrowly on a single sport, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is creating a task force to work throughout 2016 on promoting the benefits of multi-sport participation.
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22nd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 7-8

22nd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 7-8
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 7-8 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West.
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2015

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Fall 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015
Results of recent changes to health and safety policies and possibilities for future work to help keep school sports safe were main topics of discussion by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Fall Meeting on Dec....
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Preliminary Concussion Data Announced

Preliminary Concussion Data Announced
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
The MHSAA this school year requested for the first time that member schools report possible concussions by their student-athletes during both practice and competition. The following is preliminary data collected from reports from 99 percent of member high schools. 
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Schools Approve 6th-Grade Membership

Schools Approve 6th-Grade Membership
Monday, December 7, 2015
By a vote of 561 in favor and 87 opposed, the membership of the Michigan High School Athletic Association has approved an amendment to the MHSAA Constitution that for the first time in 2016-17 will permit schools to join the MHSAA at the 6th-grade level.
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Assistant Director Mazzolini to Retire

Assistant Director Mazzolini to Retire
Monday, November 23, 2015
Gina Mazzolini, a pioneering athlete, former high school and college coach, and one of the longest-serving current assistant directors for the Michigan High School Athletic Association, will retire from her post at the end of this school year, effective July 31, 2016.
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Sportsmanship Summits Go Annual

Sportsmanship Summits Go Annual
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association will present its Sportsmanship Summit series again this November as the program becomes an annual event after previously being presented every other school year at four sites across the state.
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Scholar-Athlete Applications Available

Scholar-Athlete Applications Available
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
One of the Michigan High School Athletic Association’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 2015-16 school year.
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New Member to Join Representative Council

New Member to Join Representative Council
Friday, October 23, 2015
Elections were completed recently to fill positions on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s legislative body, its Representative Council, and one new member was among those selected.
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