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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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Diversionary Tactics Backfire

Diversionary Tactics Backfire
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
In state after state, the NFL paraded young people with sad stories in front of state legislators looking for good headlines. So today, 49 states have new “concussion” laws; and participation rates in youth football are plummeting. Big surprise. But ironica...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 4

A Game for Every Fan: Week 4
Friday, September 20, 2013
Welcome to fall, Michigan. Be sure to bring a coat and umbrella when you venture out to watch your favorite football team this weekend. And what better way to spend a fall evening than watching one of the many 3-0 vs. 3-0 matchups dotting our state as we head into the ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Swartz Creek and Flint Kearsley combined for 137 points in Week 3, second most in MHSAA history for two football teams when the losing team scores at least 40 (Swartz Creek won 77-61). Reigning Division 7 runner-up Detroit Loyola dropped reigning Division 4 runner-up De...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 3

A Game for Every Fan: Week 3
Thursday, September 12, 2013
This week has some of the best of everything for the Michigan high school football fan. Two powers meet again in one of the most followed rivalry games in the state. Two neighbors face off in another that should draw an entire town. On perhaps a sadder but immediately ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The definition for "rivalry game" has grown pretty broad over the history of high school athletics.  Some are considered rivalry games based purely on the fact they've been played for years. Others have been around for only a few, but the competition has become so...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 2

A Game for Every Fan: Week 2
Friday, September 6, 2013
Most will agree that the first week of high school football season generally is a little sloppy, with players excitedly shaking off the rust in a game that matters for the first time in nearly nine months. This week they'll operate a little more smoothly – a...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 1 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 1 in Review
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Let’s start our first weekly review of MHSAA football action with some of the results you won’t see among our list of most significant from opening weekend.  All are big-time results, no doubt. But instead, here are five more from each region of our st...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 1

A Game for Every Fan: Week 1
Thursday, August 29, 2013
It's opening night of another MHSAA football season. Not much more needs to be said to describe why athletes, coaches and communities are stepping a little higher with the first varsity kickoffs only a few hours away. Every game and every team has a story. And each wee...
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Football Practice Proposals

Football Practice Proposals
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
During 2013, a Football Task Force has been working on revisions to practice policies that might simultaneously improve acclimatization of players and reduce head trauma.
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