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Drive for Detroit: District Finals in Review

Drive for Detroit: District Finals in Review
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
There will be at least four new MHSAA football champions when this season ends later this month in Greenville and then Detroit. Reigning Division 3 winner Grand Rapids Christian lost this weekend in a District Final, joining a handful of others whose drives to defend h...
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A Game for Every Fan: District Finals

A Game for Every Fan: District Finals
Friday, November 8, 2013
If last week's first round of the MHSAA football playoffs was one of the most unpredictable we've seen in years, why bother setting expectations for the encore? But this weekend should be just as entertaining with rematches the theme, including some second versions ...
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Drive for Detroit: District Semis in Review

Drive for Detroit: District Semis in Review
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Upsets seemed to fall with the raindrops that unexpectedly cropped up in spurts during the first weekend of the 2013 MHSAA football playoffs.  From Romeo to Dowagiac, Britton-Deerfield to Wayland with Parchment and Bath in between, teams celebrated wins that proba...
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A Game for Every Fan: District Openers

A Game for Every Fan: District Openers
Friday, November 1, 2013
A handful of MHSAA football teams always are safe to expect at Ford Field when we finish the annual five-week Finals run into Thanksgiving weekend.  But if the record number of at-large qualifiers – 31 – or the difficulty in picking the best first-...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Three months ago, more than 600 MHSAA football teams began this season with expectations. During the last nine weeks, many were realized.  So before diving full on into the playoffs, let’s take a few minutes to review the last of those regular-season feats.
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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '13

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '13
Monday, October 28, 2013
At the end of the day – Sunday, in this case – the 2013 MHSAA football playoff field was determined based on a set of numbers we began working with long before the first kickoff of this season. So to kick off our discussion of how some of the 2013 playoff-s...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 9

A Game for Every Fan: Week 9
Friday, October 25, 2013
The final Friday of the MHSAA football regular season always is one of the most celebratory and at the same time heart-breaking days of the entire school year.  Fortunately for a number of athletes, they and their teams still have control over how they'll be feeli...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The last week of the MHSAA football regular season is upon us. But Week 8 featured some significant firsts. Here’s a look at a few as we wrap up league title races and prepare for Sunday’s playoff selection.
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Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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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A Game for Every Fan: Week 8

A Game for Every Fan: Week 8
Friday, October 18, 2013
Week 8 of the high school football season can mean a lot of things to teams and communities, depending on one’s circumstances.
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See Salih Pass, Drew Catch, Records Fall

See Salih Pass, Drew Catch, Records Fall
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Detroit Cesar Chavez quarterback Omar Salih and receiver Nate Drew threw themselves into the MHSAA and national record books Friday.  We've cut and clipped together their seven touchdown connections. Click to watch the highlights.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Numbers are part of most conversations at the end of high school football season. We keep an eye on movements within league standings, monitor daily playoff point averages and watch in awe as some of our biggest stars put up incredible statistical performances. Consid...
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Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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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A Game for Every Fan: Week 7

A Game for Every Fan: Week 7
Friday, October 11, 2013
Something's gonna give in many football leagues all over Michigan this weekend.  In the southeastern corner alone at least seven matchups feature first and second-place teams aiming at claiming league titles. And titanic face-offs can be found continuing north to ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
A handful of undefeated teams ended perfect seasons for others during Week 6, and a number of league races began to clear up as we finished the second third of the football regular season.  But we'll assume no team celebrated its win with more relief than the team...
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Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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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A Game for Every Fan: Week 6

A Game for Every Fan: Week 6
Friday, October 4, 2013
Admittedly, a number of teams show up regularly in this weekly look at the best high school football games to be played around the state.  But this week, many of those teams are absent from this list – replaced by some others with similarly strong ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review
Monday, September 30, 2013
The most significant celebrations of MHSAA football season Week 5 arguably were thrown by Portland and Felch North Dickinson, the first teams this fall to claim spots in the playoffs. But the main focus at this point remains on league title races, and most of our signi...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 5

A Game for Every Fan: Week 5
Friday, September 27, 2013
Rivalry games develop for a variety of reasons: proximity, a history of close finishes and league ties are just the obvious. And finding one of these matchups worth watching is an easy task just about every week of MHSAA football season.. But tonight and Saturrday migh...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Just when we thought we'd figured out a few things about how this MHSAA football season might unfold ... we found out we don't know that much yet.  Upsets ruled Week 4. Check out how the unexpected played a major role as we began the second third of this fall's sl...
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