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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview
Friday, October 21, 2016
The sun is setting on another Michigan high school football regular season.  But the lights haven't gone off yet for 180 teams holding out hope of playing their way into this season's playoff field.
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Camden-Frontier Enjoys 8-Player Rebirth

Camden-Frontier Enjoys 8-Player Rebirth
Thursday, October 20, 2016
When it comes to football at Camden-Frontier, fewer is better. Three times better. After enduring back-to-back winless seasons in 2014-15, Camden-Frontier made the switch from 11- to 8-player football. The result? The Redskins are 5-1 this season with a shot at making...
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2016 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

2016 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the eighth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review
Monday, October 17, 2016
On one hand, this weekend was the second-to-last of a football regular season that seemed this fall to roll by as quickly as ever. On the other, this weekend was just the start of the second half of the 14-week Michigan high school football season that finishes up in s...
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Wrong End of the Microscope

Wrong End of the Microscope
Friday, October 14, 2016
Those who love and lead high school football in Michigan may be looking through the wrong end of the microscope.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview
Friday, October 14, 2016
The MHSAA football playoff picture should become much clearer by the time the cooled-off dirt and grass settle at the end of this weekend. So far, 115 teams have earned automatic berths for the 256-team 11-player postseason field. A total of 91 teams can earn autom...
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Program Builder Boyd Honored by Our Lady

Program Builder Boyd Honored by Our Lady
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Mike Boyd always had a grand vision how his last home game as head coach at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes would play out. As it got into the later stages of a nearly 50-year tenure as football coach, athletic director and so much more at the school, Boyd had one spec...
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History-Making Huskies Reverse Course

History-Making Huskies Reverse Course
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Breckenridge football coach Kris Robinson is doing his best to remain guarded despite his team’s history-making run to begin this season. But the signs something special is playing out in his community are impossible to miss.
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Marine City Focused on Comeback Quest

Marine City Focused on Comeback Quest
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The start of theis season was far from familiar for Ryan Alexander and his Marine City football teammates.   But after the Mariners started 0-4 for the first time since 1971, they're on the road back, sitting at 3-4 and eyeing two more wins which could possibly pr...
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2016 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2016 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the seventh week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Monday, October 10, 2016
Upsets rang out during Week 7 of the high school football season, as league races and playoff hopes were turned sideways by unexpected finishes that played out all over our state.  Click below for notes on this week's batch of results and the twists and turns they...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview
Friday, October 7, 2016
Tonight could end with at least a few Michigan communities celebrating the best night in their local high school's football history. Breckenridge is seeking its first league title since its players' grandparents were newborns. Engadine, Corunna and many more could hav...
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Trojans Find Familiar Success in 8-Player

Trojans Find Familiar Success in 8-Player
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Football players, coaches and fans all know what it takes to produce winning teams: score a lot of points, don’t give up many, run, pass, catch and tackle. While 11-player football is the traditional way to play the game, declining school enrollments have forced ...
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'Battle for the Bell' Rings for 110th Tilt

'Battle for the Bell' Rings for 110th Tilt
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Whitehall vs. Montague football game actually begins on Thursday night far away from any football field, with a huge crowd from each town, bands, cheerleaders, players, coaches and school officials. For the coin toss.
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2016 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2016 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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 3, 2016
A total of 52 Michigan high school football teams celebrated 6-0 starts this past weekend and qualifying for the MHSAA playoffs set to begin in four weeks. A handful more celebrated the first league championships awarded this season. And we’re just getting star...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview
Friday, September 30, 2016
Don't think of tonight as the end of another warm September.  Instead, consider it the start to a momentous final month of another Michigan high school football regular season.
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Kalkaska Climbs Under 'Famed' Alum

Kalkaska Climbs Under 'Famed' Alum
Thursday, September 29, 2016
It was a whirlwind weekend for Jeremy Wilkinson. The Kalkaska football coach led his unbeaten Blazers to a 35-0 victory over Cheboygan last Thursday. Then, 24 hours later, Wilkinson was inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame as part of the ...
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Behind Scenes, St Mary's Goes to Goddard

Behind Scenes, St Mary's Goes to Goddard
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
As a coach and athletic director at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s over nearly three decades, George Porritt has been asked plenty of times to recall details from his football program’s storied past. “Ask Robin Goddard,” Porritt typically says.
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Michigan's Football Past: A Must Read

Michigan's Football Past: A Must Read
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
This week, the contents of my mailbox reminded me about one of my favorite items to collect – booklets and programs celebrating the history of Michigan high school football. Contained within was the 2016 edition of the book, “Orchard Lake St. Mary’s P...
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