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Flag Waves for Record-Setting Hudson

Flag Waves for Record-Setting Hudson
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The story of little Hudson High School had captured the minds of many back in the fall of 1975. The small town, located south of Jackson, boasted a population of about 2,600 at the time – and can continue to boast the longest winning streak by a football t...
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Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Semis in Review

Drive for Detroit: 11-Player Semis in Review
Monday, November 23, 2015
Winter Storm Bella received some of the headlines entering this weekend's MHSAA 11-player Football Semifinals. But the teams that took the field in mostly snowy conditions earned the rest, with three clinching championship game berths for the first time and seven more ...
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Ford Field Parking, Protocols Announced

Ford Field Parking, Protocols Announced
Monday, November 23, 2015
To provide for the convenience and safety of spectators attending the Michigan High School Athletic Association 11-Player Football Finals – presented by the Michigan National Guard – at Ford Field in Detroit, Nov. 27 and 28, attendees are being advised of a ...
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North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title

North Central Soars, Scores 1st Football Title
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The photos Powers North Central football players took Friday night after winning the first MHSAA championship trophy in program history were finishing touches on arguably the most impressive run yet during the short history of 8-player football in this state.   A...
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A Game for Every Fan: 11-Player Semis

A Game for Every Fan: 11-Player Semis
Friday, November 20, 2015
Rain, sleet, or a few inches inches of snow, we expect to know our 16 11-player football finalists by the end of Saturday afternoon.  But even fans of the college football games being played this weekend should make sure to have MHSAA.tv and FoxSportsDetroit.com p...
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Saints Remember, Rally During Semifinal Run

Saints Remember, Rally During Semifinal Run
Friday, November 20, 2015
Tradition and excellence are distinctive parts of the athletic program at LaSalle High School at this eastern tip of the Upper Peninsula. And when the Saints face two-time defending Division 8 champion Muskegon Catholic Central on Saturday at Thirlby Field in Traverse ...
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Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide

Preview: Peninsula Powers Collide
Friday, November 20, 2015
For the fourth time in five seasons of the MHSAA 8-Player Football Tournament, tonight’s championship game will match finalists from the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. And there’s little argument both teams are the best from their sides of the bridge.
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Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R3 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R3 in Review
Monday, November 16, 2015
And then, once again, there were 34.  Two undefeated 8-player finalists emerged from last week's Semifinals, while a number of moments were celebrated from another round of trophy-raising performances by 32 teams in 11-player Regional Finals.
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A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 3

A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 3
Friday, November 13, 2015
Through the rain, and fog, and in some places up north a few flakes of snow, we see the MHSAA Football Finals finally approaching – even if predicting which teams will be playing is still no easy task.   Plenty of opponents facing off this weekend have seen ...
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Football Families Carry on Tradition

Football Families Carry on Tradition
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Football always has been a family affair at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes. It started with longtime coach Mike Boyd and continues on with Josh Sawicki, who’s in his third season as Lakes’ football coach and will lead the team in its Division 8 Regional Fi...
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Dow Charged to Make Deep Playoff Run

Dow Charged to Make Deep Playoff Run
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
When Midland Dow football players looked at the playoff accomplishments of past Chargers teams, it felt like they were getting a lesson in ancient history. There was the 1976 team that won the MHSAA Class A championship back when there were only two rounds in the playo...
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Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R2 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R2 in Review
Monday, November 9, 2015
The second week of the MHSAA football playoffs again was filled with rematches of some of the regular-season’s most touted games. And the mix of results – close wins, comebacks and victories by the avenged – surely will impact which teams appear in ni...
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Ida Builds Greatest Season 'Brick by Brick'

Ida Builds Greatest Season 'Brick by Brick'
Friday, November 6, 2015
As the greatest football season in Ida High School history rolls into the second week of the MHSAA playoffs, it could be said that winning isn’t even the best thing the Bluestreaks have done this year. Winning certainly hasn’t been the most important thing...
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A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 2

A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 2
Friday, November 6, 2015
Emotions run high by nature during the football playoffs. But this weekend’s schedule of 11-player District Finals and 8-player Regional Finals is especially charged. Rivalry games dominate this second round of the postseason as teams that competed for league t...
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Tigers' Turnaround Earns Another Salute

Tigers' Turnaround Earns Another Salute
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Even with the national attention Benton Harbor’s football program has earned over the last few weeks for its incredible turnaround this season, the sources of support the Tigers have received remains astounding.
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Benton Harbor Writing Success Story

Benton Harbor Writing Success Story
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Books are written about this kind of thing.  Actually, one was penned 13 years ago about a Benton Harbor football team that played at the start of the last century. 
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MCC Follows 'Big #77' in 3-Peat Attempt

MCC Follows 'Big #77' in 3-Peat Attempt
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Jacob Holt will be in the middle of the action, guaranteed, when two great football traditions collide Saturday afternoon in Beal City. Holt is a four-year starter up front for Muskegon Catholic Central, which ventures toward the middle of the mitten to Beal City in it...
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Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R1 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Playoffs R1 in Review
Monday, November 2, 2015
Three reigning champions were eliminated this weekend, six undefeated teams fell, and October came to and end with the MHSAA football playoff field halved to 136 teams still alive for nine titles.  Divisions 1, 2 and 6 will have new winners this month. And a few t...
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Simple Act Sets Example Nationwide

Simple Act Sets Example Nationwide
Friday, October 30, 2015
In many respects, Dansville junior Clay Soule is your average high schooler from a small town. So when he tied an opponent's shoelace during a break in play two weeks ago, he didn't think it was a big deal. He can’t believe how big a deal it’s become.
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A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 1

A Game for Every Fan: Playoffs Week 1
Friday, October 30, 2015
This first week of the 41st MHSAA Football Playoffs will be filled with firsts and familiar faces. Benton Harbor, Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy and Parma Western will take part in the first playoff games in their football programs’ histories. Ten more teams w...
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