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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Monday, October 28, 2019
Just like that, nine weeks of Michigan high school football have come and gone this fall, and more than half the state’s 600+ teams are turning in their helmets and pads as we turn our attention toward the final 288 playing for MHSAA championships. But let’...
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NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football

NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football
Monday, October 28, 2019
Some of the top football matchups featuring Ohio teams Friday, Oct. 18, were Mentor vs. Shaker Heights, Cleveland St. Ignatius vs. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, Cincinnati St. Xavier vs. Massillon Washington and Northwestern vs. Ohio State.
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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '19

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '19
Sunday, October 27, 2019
This will be the final MHSAA Football Playoffs under the format created in 1999, with significant changes coming beginning with the 2020 season. But the soon-to-be old way isn’t going out without a bang.
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Dundee Says Good-Bye to Longtime Home

Dundee Says Good-Bye to Longtime Home
Friday, October 25, 2019
One more memory. After 85 years of playing prep football in the same location, Dundee will close the doors on its stadium tonight with plans to move into a new athletic complex next fall. Vikings head coach Kyle McElvany called tonight’s game against undefeated a...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview
Friday, October 25, 2019
Sadly, thousands of Michigan high school football players will play the final game of their seasons – and in many cases their careers – this weekend. The sunnier news: A few thousand more may still have control over whether they will suit up again for the M...
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Be the Referee: Automatic 1st Downs

Be the Referee: Automatic 1st Downs
Thursday, October 24, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains differences in high school football rules regarding automatic first downs from similar rules at the college and pro levels.
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Clip of the Week: Au Gres-Sims' Bryce Harmon

Clip of the Week: Au Gres-Sims' Bryce Harmon
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features Au Gres-Sims' Bryce Harmon, who fought off multiple tacklers for a touchdown in his team's 70-68 8-player football loss to Posen.
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2019 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

2019 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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 21, 2019
A season’s worth of highlights are smashing into these final weeks of the regular season. So this Week 8 “Review” starts with some table-setters before we try to catch up with many more headliners from the weekend.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview
Friday, October 18, 2019
How much should fans enjoy the final two weeks of this football regular season? There are 93 leagues for the sport statewide, and 35 championships remain completely up for grabs. Another 35 leagues have had one team clinch a share of the title but still have the possib...
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2019 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2019 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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 14, 2019
Shared, guaranteed, locked up and clinched outright are frequent and favorite verbs and phrases that begin appearing in "Drive for Detroit" this time of year. Automatic and additional qualifiers are regulars right now as well.  You'll find all of them used a whole...
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'Unknown' Suits Whitmore Lake Well

'Unknown' Suits Whitmore Lake Well
Friday, October 11, 2019
The move to a new athletic conference has put some renewed energy into the Whitmore Lake football team and has the Trojans thinking playoffs for the first time in years. Whitmore Lake, a Class C school on the northern edge of Washtenaw County, moved to the Michigan Ind...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview
Friday, October 11, 2019
Tonight begins the final third of this football regular season. And two thirds of the 602 teams eligible for this fall’s MHSAA 11 and 8-Player Playoffs still have a chance to earn what for most is a once or twice-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
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Kearsley Welcomes Dawn of Exciting Era

Kearsley Welcomes Dawn of Exciting Era
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Austin Lewis remembers going to Flint Kearsley football games as a kid and the excitement in the crowd. He also remembers that excitement being short-lived. “It was fun and upbeat during the first half,” said Lewis, now a senior linebacker and tight end at ...
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Clip of the Week: West Bloomfield's Donovan Edwards

Clip of the Week: West Bloomfield's Donovan Edwards
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features one of three touchdowns scored by West Bloomfield standout Donovan Edwards against Rochester Adams.
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2019 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2019 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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 7, 2019
There were a handful of newly-crowned league champions celebrating by the end of this football weekend, and 54 more teams were able to start making playoff plans. And then there were the handful of teams turning things upside-down.
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Snowbirds Soar Again As 8-Player Power

Snowbirds Soar Again As 8-Player Power
Friday, October 4, 2019
After the first three weeks of the football season, it didn’t look like anyone was going to be able to stop Gaylord St. Mary. The Snowbirds, after all, had scored 215 points over three convincing victories during their first season since making the move to compet...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview
Thursday, October 3, 2019
We’ve begun the second half of the football regular season, and predictably every week will include increasingly important games as league titles and playoff qualifiers are determined. We’ve highlighted a number of matchups that could end up deciding league...
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