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A Game for Every Fan: Week 9

A Game for Every Fan: Week 9
Thursday, October 22, 2015
This week more than any other requires a different perspective when considering what football games could turn out as the most significant when the final scores come in Saturday night. There are still a few league titles to be contested. There are 45 teams hoping to fi...
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TC Fans Enjoy 50 Years of Familiar Voices

TC Fans Enjoy 50 Years of Familiar Voices
Thursday, October 22, 2015
For 50 years, John Sonnemann and Don Wiitala have put their hearts, souls and voices into Traverse City athletics. The two, who are still going strong, were recognized this fall for their contributions – Sonnemann as the public address announcer for Traverse City...
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Traverse City Neighbors Chase 9-0

Traverse City Neighbors Chase 9-0
Thursday, October 22, 2015
It hasn’t happened in 30 years. But this weekend Traverse City Central and St. Francis can put the wraps on 9-0 regular seasons, marking the first time two Traverse City football teams have accomplished that feat in the same season since 1985.
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2015 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

2015 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
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 19, 2015
One point can mean one win and change an entire season. More than a few teams are feeling that impact after a nail-biting Week 8.  Michigan high school teams played nine one-point games last week. And those games resulted in the naming of two league champions, two...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 8

A Game for Every Fan: Week 8
Friday, October 16, 2015
All but one of the top-billed games of this week’s statewide football preview will decide a league champion. There are great ones to watch, no matter where you call home. At the same time, we’re turning an eye to the growing 11-player playoff field, which i...
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Clarkston Kicker Grabs QB Opportunity

Clarkston Kicker Grabs QB Opportunity
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This season seemed to be going from bad to worse for Clarkston after it started 1-2 and then lost its starting quarterback to a broken hand.  But as poorly as the Wolves started, their fortunes changed. Alex Kessman, a senior who will in all likelihood be a place ...
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2015 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2015 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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 12, 2015
Every game night provides the opportunity for teams and athletes to make history.  From 11-player to 8, Week 7 saw its share of those moments. 
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 7

A Game for Every Fan: Week 7
Friday, October 9, 2015
We're at the point every football season when conference champions begin to be crowned. But for the Week 7's schedule to fall together like this is nearly inconceivable.  Fifteen leagues statewide will feature matchups of teams tied for first place, with five more...
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2015 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2015 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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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Line Does Lifting, Muskegon Makes Run

Line Does Lifting, Muskegon Makes Run
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Muskegon High School’s varsity, junior varsity and freshmen football teams all practice on tiny, land-locked Wilson Field, adjacent to Hackley Stadium, the same practice field where thousands of Big Reds have learned the game for more than 100 years. Junior quart...
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'Why I Cried After Losing a Football Game'

'Why I Cried After Losing a Football Game'
Monday, October 5, 2015
The Owosso varsity football team lost last Friday night to St. Johns High School 55-19. It was certainly a tough loss for the team. Often times, players, coaches, and fans may indicate they feel like crying after such a loss; occasionally they may literally shed a ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review
Monday, October 5, 2015
A dramatic event like an emotion-sapping comeback often will steer a team to greater heights as it moves toward the most important games of the season.  That would be good news for some of this week's most impressive football winners.
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North Central's Jets Take Off in 8-player

North Central's Jets Take Off in 8-player
Friday, October 2, 2015
Fielding Yost and his "Point-A-Minute" University of Michigan football powerhouse of more than a century ago had nothing on the supersonic Jets of Powers North Central. In their first season of 8-player football, the Menominee County team is averaging a meteoric 73.6 ...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 6

A Game for Every Fan: Week 6
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Week 6 annually is one of celebration and sadness for Michigan high school football teams. A total of 66 can clinch automatic playoff berths with a victory this weekend, joining Ishpeming, which qualified by winning the fifth game of its eight-game schedule a week ago....
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2015 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2015 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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 28, 2015
This weekend was "why they play the  games" all over the state of Michigan. That cliche is thrown around often, of course. But rarely do we see this many upsets as we cross the midway points of the regular season.
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Muskegon's Quest: 800 Wins & Counting

Muskegon's Quest: 800 Wins & Counting
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The newest version of a high school in Muskegon opened in the fall of 1893. Two years later, in the fall of 1895, the Muskegon High Athletic Association was organized with the goal of assembling a football team “fully capable of sustaining Muskegon’s reputat...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 5

A Game for Every Fan: Week 5
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Halftime of this weekend’s games will mark the midway point of the 2015 football regular season. And the final results this Friday and Saturday could prove to be turning points for a number of teams playing for league titles all over the state.
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