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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 in Review
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Just like that, another MHSAA football regular season is done. But not without hoopla that lasted into the final moments of Week 9. And many of those closing moments are covered in this week's Drive for Detroit.
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Everett 'family' sticks together, wins together

Everett 'family' sticks together, wins together
Friday, October 19, 2012
At the end of Thursday’s practice, another chance at history only 24 hours away, Lansing Everett’s football team met for a players-only “family meeting” in the shadow of Archie Ross Stadium’s high concrete bowl. These brief night-before-g...
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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapped Out

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapped Out
Friday, October 19, 2012
After nearly nine weeks of games to get to this point, the MHSAA football brackets will be constructed and released Sunday.  This is a re-publish of an explanation of last season's selection process, and the steps we take in lining up the final five weeks of the s...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 9

A Game for Every Fan: Week 9
Friday, October 19, 2012
Most of this weekend is about numbers for hopeful MHSAA football teams.  There are still a few league titles to determine. Some of those are listed below. But much of the focus is on the 256-team playoff field that will be determined Sunday. As of this morning, 17...
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A Hero Comes Home to Vassar

A Hero Comes Home to Vassar
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Homecoming is about many things to high school students. But this year it got a whole lot bigger when word got out that Travis Mills, paratrooper of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne, was coming home. Vassar High School seniors Alex Leveille and Tyler Langley tell us about h...
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Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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 15, 2012
As the old cliché goes, Week 8 was why they play the games. Sure, some of the weekend’s results could be anticipated. But others – think Detroit Martin Luther King over Cass Tech, Oxford over Oak Park and Bessemer over Crystal Falls Forest Park to m...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 8

A Game for Every Fan: Week 8
Friday, October 12, 2012
One team more than half of the 2010 MHSAA football playoff field has been decided, with 129 teams qualified for the 256-team field with two regular-season games to play. And each of these final weeks includes opportunities for plenty to do something they've never done ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
On any Friday night, history can be made. And two Michigan communities are celebrating football success like never before.  Two weeks ago, Swartz Creek earned its first playoff berth ever, and Grand Rapids Northview did the same in Week 7. Here's more on that big ...
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Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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. Schools on this list are in enrollment order.
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 7

A Game for Every Fan: Week 7
Friday, October 5, 2012
Two thirds of the MHSAA football regular season are complete. And one tenth of Michigan’s teams are still perfect – at least two for only a few more hours. A total of 59 teams are 6-0, and four are playing each other in two of our most significant clashe...
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Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
In coachspeak, it's referred to as "sense of urgency." And the numbers back up why that phrase is thrown around frequently when the calendar turns to October.
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 6

A Game for Every Fan: Week 6
Friday, September 28, 2012
Time isn't running out yet on the 2012 MHSAA football season. But for those with high aspirations, the time has come to make months of preparation pay off.
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Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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 24, 2012
Fall officially is upon us. And so is the home stretch of another MHSAA football regular season. So far, one team has qualified for the postseason. Another 73 can do so with a victory this week. And that's only part of the excitement, as many still have chances at leag...
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Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero

Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero
Friday, September 21, 2012
Both North Branch football coach Patrick Forster and Birch Run coach Chris Gilliam remember facing Travis Mills when he suited up for the opposing Vassar Vulcans as a talented running back just short of a decade ago.  And that made them more than glad to help out ...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 5

A Game for Every Fan: Week 5
Friday, September 21, 2012
Some of the strongest followings of high school football in this state take place in some of our smallest communities. And some of Michigan's smallest towns should see some of the best games of this week, the midpoint of the 2012 regular season.
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Five for 50: Record Remains Golden

Five for 50: Record Remains Golden
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tom Essenburg remembers one night 50 years ago like it was just last Friday. A half-century later, his five interceptions that evening in Holland still stand as the record for one player in one game in MHSAA history. 
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Week 5 Football Playoff Listing

Week 5 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the fourth week of the season.
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