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NFHS Voice: Give Thanks for Officials

NFHS Voice: Give Thanks for Officials
Sunday, February 23, 2020
While the behavior of parents and other fans at high school games is still a work in progress, there is some good news on the officiating front.
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This Week In High School Sports: 2/21/20

This Week In High School Sports: 2/21/20
Friday, February 21, 2020
This week’s show features Carson City-Crystal wrestler Jamison Ward and explains why the MHSAA's limited seeding in basketball accomplished its desired result.
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NFHS Voice: Committed to HS Football

NFHS Voice: Committed to HS Football
Sunday, February 16, 2020
The interest level in playing football – and following the sport at all levels – has never been higher. With that continued interest in the sport comes the expectation that everything possible is being done – at all levels – to ensure that the sa...
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This Week In High School Sports: 2/14/20

This Week In High School Sports: 2/14/20
Friday, February 14, 2020
This week’s show highlights Farmington United gymnast Elena Vargo and discusses the multi-sport background of a Super Bowl star.
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NFHS Voice: Multi-Sport Paves QB's Way

NFHS Voice: Multi-Sport Paves QB's Way
Monday, February 10, 2020
On football’s grandest stage earlier this month, its latest star attraction not only delivered another virtuoso performance but demonstrated the best career path to success.
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This Week In High School Sports: 2/7/20

This Week In High School Sports: 2/7/20
Friday, February 7, 2020
This week’s show highlights Trenton swimmer Michael Wolsek and addresses the importance of increasing the number of women in leadership positions in athletics. 
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Play it Safe: Basics of Proper Helmet Use

Play it Safe: Basics of Proper Helmet Use
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
If you or your child plays sports or participates in physically risky activities, wearing a helmet could be lifesaving.  While no helmet is concussion-proof, wearing one can help reduce the risk of serious head injuries.
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NFHS Voice: Lessons Learned in Loss

NFHS Voice: Lessons Learned in Loss
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Sometimes in life things simply do not happen as planned. The unexpected is always right around the corner. When these situations occur, we must adapt to change and determine the best steps in moving forward.
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This Week In High School Sports: 1/31/20

This Week In High School Sports: 1/31/20
Friday, January 31, 2020
This week’s show highlights Utica Ford standout bowler Kensington Holland and discusses how the long high school winter season can provide lessons in treating each other civilly.
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NFHS Voice: MLK Provides Reminder

NFHS Voice: MLK Provides Reminder
Sunday, January 26, 2020
As we reflect on the tremendous efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to bring everyone together, let it be a further reminder that all student activity participants – regardless of race, religion, political views or gender identity – should be treated with ...
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This Week In High School Sports: 1/24/20

This Week In High School Sports: 1/24/20
Friday, January 24, 2020
This week’s show highlights White Pigeon multi-sport standout Claycee West and highlights some of the key points from last weekend's Youth Football Forum.
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NFHS Voice: Emphasis on Education

NFHS Voice: Emphasis on Education
Monday, January 20, 2020
Sometimes, numbers or statistics in sports can be misleading or perhaps even meaningless. Often, they simply do not tell the whole story. 
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This Week In High School Sports: 1/17/20

This Week In High School Sports: 1/17/20
Friday, January 17, 2020
This week’s show highlights work to promote and protect youth football and discusses the importance of amateurism and commitment to educational athletics.
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NFHS Voice: 'Commit' is Verb, not Noun

NFHS Voice: 'Commit' is Verb, not Noun
Monday, January 13, 2020
When is “commit” not a verb? According to Webster’s never – that is, unless the reference is to where the high school’s star quarterback is headed to college.
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This Week In High School Sports: 1/10/20

This Week In High School Sports: 1/10/20
Friday, January 10, 2020
This week’s show highlights Livonia Stevenson hockey's Seth Lause after he scored three short-handed goals and discusses the impact of multimedia and social media on high school athletics.
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More States Begin Mental Health Efforts

More States Begin Mental Health Efforts
Thursday, January 2, 2020
The Oregon Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan was created calling for “Zero Suicide ... through collective action among health and behavioral health systems, schools, communities, parents and other systems that touch the lives of youth.” And in ...
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Expert Teammates Fill Health Roster

Expert Teammates Fill Health Roster
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Teamwork is a necessity in athletics.  The MHSAA has put together the beginnings of a solid roster to combat mental health ailments throughout schools in the state.
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Speakers Bureau Helps Generate Conversation

Speakers Bureau Helps Generate Conversation
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
As student mental health climbs the list of health and safety concerns, the MHSAA is taking measures to provide resources and guidance aimed to keep school sports an enjoyable and valuable experience. Fortunately, as has often been the case, there are knowledgeable and...
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Minding Our Business: Focus on Mental Health

Minding Our Business: Focus on Mental Health
Monday, December 30, 2019
While attending an NCAA meeting in the summer of 2017, the topic of concussions came up, which I assumed to be the No. 1 issue concerning health and safety of student-athletes.  It was quickly pointed out that student mental health – not concussions – ...
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NFHS Voice: Football Powerful in Healing

NFHS Voice: Football Powerful in Healing
Friday, December 27, 2019
Amid the sorrow of the day, an incredible storybook finish by the Newtown High School football team gave everyone in the community – at least for a moment – the strength to continue the healing process this fall.
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