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2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the sixth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review
Monday, October 2, 2017
New powers continued to rise all over Michigan during Week 6 of the football regular season. A few did so with spectacular upsets, while others broke streaks that had grown to include multiple seasons – or in one case, stretched nearly two decades. The Drive for ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview
Friday, September 29, 2017
Starting tonight, the playoff field begins to take shape. Last week, AuGres-Sims – 5-0 but playing only eight games this regular season – clinched the first playoff berth of the 2017 MHSAA Playoffs. This weekend, 63 more teams can qualify for the 11-player ...
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#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell

#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Menominee will host Escanaba on Friday in the 121st meeting between two of the Upper Peninsula’s largest high schools and proudest football programs – but with the trophy celebrating the game still missing after it first disappeared more than half a cen...
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8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula

8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Three yards and a cloud of dust. That was the highly successful version of football applied by veteran Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as big bruisers dominated the game. It certainly is not the preferred style on the fields of 8-player football. Nope, this version is muc...
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Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise

Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Thirty-three years ago, Lynn Sanders graduated from Detroit Central. And before he left, he made a promise. Last year, Sanders showed he is a man of his word.
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2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the fifth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review
Monday, September 25, 2017
If there was a theme that emerged across much of the state during Week 5 in Michigan high school football, it boiled down to this: Not so fast.  We’ve passed the midpoint of the regular season, but this week’s Drive for Detroit review saw a number of t...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview
Friday, September 22, 2017
Big things are ahead in Michigan high school football. Not much will be decided this week as we cruise into the midpoint of the regular season. But teams all over Michigan are setting the foundations to celebrate soon – either as league champions or playoff quali...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review
Monday, September 18, 2017
Streaks were broken, upsets were hatched, and significant steps toward league titles were taken all over Michigan during a Week 4 full of the unexpected. Click below for the results that popped off the page in every region of our state and on the 8-player scene as ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview
Friday, September 15, 2017
This is the time of year, every year, when we begin to notice the start of separation among the fast starters and truly elite teams in Michigan high school football. There are 122 teams without a loss as the regular season creeps toward the midway point. And that numbe...
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Hutchinson Makes Name at Divine Child

Hutchinson Makes Name at Divine Child
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Often, a child of a successful athlete has difficulty living up to that standard. To this point, that’s not the case with Aidan Hutchinson.
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Garber Standout VanSumeren Does it All

Garber Standout VanSumeren Does it All
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Ben VanSumeren doesn’t get much rest during Essexville Garber football games. Not that he wants or needs it.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review
Monday, September 11, 2017
There are a handful of significant turning points every Michigan high school football season – and Week 3 always proves to be the first. There are 106 11-player and 12 8-player teams statewide celebrating 3-0 starts, including a good share enjoying big-time turna...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 Preview
Friday, September 8, 2017
The most difficult part of previewing the state’s top football matchups each week is coming up with an introduction that hits on a common theme for what we can expect from those games. But this week we’ll stick with the obvious.
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Shores' QB Stands Tall During 2-0 Start

Shores' QB Stands Tall During 2-0 Start
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Muskegon Mona Shores certainly has a scary offense, with Division I college receiving prospects on the edges, two powerful running backs and a much-improved offensive line. If only the Sailors had a taller quarterback.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
We're only two weeks into this football season, and of course there has been plenty to talk about.  But our 8-player football divisions experienced a season's worth of highlights over this Labor Day weekend. 
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Michigan’s Football Numbers Game – Corrected

Michigan’s Football Numbers Game – Corrected
Friday, September 1, 2017
The demise of Michigan high school football has been greatly exaggerated – or, at least, recently misreported by one of the U.S.’s most recognizable newspapers ...
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New Field Next Step in Glen Lake Surge

New Field Next Step in Glen Lake Surge
Friday, September 1, 2017
With school about to begin, Glen Lake will be hosting perhaps its biggest event of the school year tonight. The two teams will not be playing in the sand. They’ll be playing on a new synthetic field, the latest positive for the school's athletic program.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 2 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 2 Preview
Thursday, August 31, 2017
The break was short for many teams heading into Week 2 of this football season. While last week’s openers were mostly split between Thursday and Friday, nearly all of Michigan’s teams will play this week’s games tonight in advance of the Labor Day hol...
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