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2 Quarterbacks Vault Muskegon to #1

2 Quarterbacks Vault Muskegon  to #1
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Stopping the Muskegon High School offense has never been easy. This year, it’s twice as tough. The Big Reds, 9-1 and ranked No. 1 in the season-ending Associated Press Division 3 poll, are attacking opponents with a two-headed monster at quarterback – dimin...
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Drive for Detroit: Playoff R1 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Playoff R1 in Review
Monday, October 31, 2016
Arguably the greatest comeback season in MHSAA football history came to an end during the first round of the playoffs this weekend.  But although Breckenridge's turnaround celebration is over, courtesy of Saginaw Nouvel, there are plenty of others that extended re...
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Remington's 'All-State' Remains in Play

Remington's 'All-State' Remains in Play
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Unfortunately, or perhaps fittingly, Richard E. Remington’s time on earth ended during football season. Age 69 at the time of his passing, Remington was well-known as one of Michigan’s best football referees, at both the high school and college level. But f...
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Northern Powers Building on Tradition

Northern Powers Building on Tradition
Friday, October 28, 2016
Matt Stapleton jokes when he talks about his 19-year run as the Frankfort football coach. “If you ask how many games we’ve won while I’ve been here, the answer would be, ‘Not enough,’” he quipped. “And if you ask how many we&rsq...
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Drive for Detroit: Playoff R1 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Playoff R1 Preview
Friday, October 28, 2016
The 42nd MHSAA Football Playoffs begin tonight with most of this season’s 272 qualifiers taking the field across both peninsulas and nine divisions. And there certainly is an air of familiarity in these first-round matchups.
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Clarkston Surges by Kicking it Forward

Clarkston Surges by Kicking it Forward
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Coach Kurt Richardson held a disdain for kickers. He didn’t trust them. He contends that a poor kicking game cost his Clarkston football team the 2000 Division 1 Semifinal, a 17-15 loss to eventual champion Grand Ledge. Three years before, Clarkston had lost one...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The MHSAA football playoffs are upon us. From 617 teams that began this season, we’re down to watching our final 272. But before we get too far ahead, there’s plenty to review from the final week of the regular season – including a number of upsets th...
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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '16

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '16
Monday, October 24, 2016
There was a wheel and something that looked like a magic wand. Another started out looking like the head of a caterpillar. A number of Michigan football teams realized their sky-high dreams with Sunday’s playoff selection announcement on Fox Sports Detroit. But e...
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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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