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Highlight: Cheboygan's Dawson Granger

Highlight: Cheboygan's Dawson Granger
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Cheboygan junior Dawson Granger showed some great focus and hops as well in pulling down this touchdown pass during his team's Week 2 game against Marquette. See that clip here -- and help us show everyone your favorite highlights from any sport.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review
Monday, September 10, 2012
Mid-September is not the logical time to announce a league championship has been decided. But this season, games played during Week 3 eventually may determine at least nine league championships.  A number of results could've been considered the most intriguing &n...
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To Assist and Honor Those Who Served

To Assist and Honor Those Who Served
Friday, September 7, 2012
Born into a multiple-generation U.S. Military family, Eddie Ostipow understood early the honor in serving one’s country. His father and grandfather both fought in wars on foreign soil. Tonight, as the Orioles’ football coach leads his team against Eaton Rap...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 3

A Game for Every Fan: Week 3
Thursday, September 6, 2012
It's coach speak for sure, but true all the same: First, teams focus on winning the league title. After that, bigger things tend to take care of themselves. Many teams across Michigan started that quest last weekend. But for most of the rest, the first steps toward a ...
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Listen to Coach, on Concussions

Listen to Coach, on Concussions
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Farmington Hills Harrison football coach John Herrington has won 13 MHSAA championships and nearly 400 games over the last four decades. So when he speaks about concussion awareness, we all should listen.  As part of the MHSAA's ongoing concussion education, Herri...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Why does high school football remain a community staple? Perhaps the most telling reasons are the pride or disappointment that can result from playing the neighboring school a few miles down the road. Whether that game is played early in the schedule or at the end of Oc...
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To Ford Field, and Home Again

To Ford Field, and Home Again
Friday, August 31, 2012
The last time Lansing Catholic and Pewamo-Westphalia's football teams had suited up, it was under the bright lights of Ford Field for last season's MHSAA Finals. The reigning Division 5 and 7 runners-up, respectively, returned to the field Aug. 24 in a season opener a...
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MHSA(Q&)A: Football Coaches Jim Ahern and Brad Weber

MHSA(Q&)A: Football Coaches Jim Ahern and Brad Weber
Friday, August 31, 2012
For the first time in their coaching careers, Pewamo-Westphalia football coach Brad Weber and Lansing Catholic's Jim Ahern returned to the sideline this fall after trips to the MHSAA Finals.
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Redwings Ready to Open New Nest

Redwings Ready to Open New Nest
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Those who have watched a football game at St. Johns High School in the past easily could get lost trying to find the Redwings' home this fall. That's tongue-in-cheek, of course. But it is not an exaggeration on how much the school has improved its stadium, which will ...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 2

A Game for Every Fan: Week 2
Thursday, August 30, 2012
It's part of the intrigue of high school football: At no other level of the sport is there as much roster turnover from year to year, or so many teams with the potential to shine when August begins. The latest proof? Last season's MHSAA finalists (11 and 8-player) went...
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Perspective: Football Rules Revisited

Perspective: Football Rules Revisited
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A number of new football rules were introduced during last week's season openers around the state.  In this week's MHSAA Perspective, we explain those regulations taking effect this fall.
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Highlight Reel: East Lansing's Faymous Tyra

Highlight Reel: East Lansing's Faymous Tyra
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
East Lansing's Faymous Tyra helped the Trojans light up the Haslett scoreboard quickly in Friday's season opener by taking the first kickoff of 2012 back to the Vikings' 2-yard line. See that clip here -- and help us show everyone your favorite highlights from any spor...
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Summer Safety

Summer Safety
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Some critics may focus on what they can’t do in the summer; but clearly, there’s much they can do, and it’s all designed to help players improve and excel in a safe environment.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 1 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 1 in Review
Monday, August 27, 2012
Two months from now, the majority of successes and failures from the opening weekend of high school football won't have made or broken most of the more than 600 teams playing in the MHSAA this fall.  But players, coaches and fans all over the state will still b...
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A Legacy Begins in Greenville

A Legacy Begins in Greenville
Friday, August 24, 2012
Curtis Heppe has no idea what to expect, but a few guesses and a dream or two of how it will feel tonight to lead his teammates into Greenville's Legacy Field for the first time. “It’s going to be electric, for sure. It’s a new vibe. It’s high-te...
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 1

A Game for Every Fan: Week 1
Thursday, August 23, 2012
It matters not where you live in this state; there's a high school football game worth watching only a short drive away. Here's a look at some of the best this opening weekend, broken down into seven regions covering the Lower and Upper Peninsulas.
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Heads and Heat

Heads and Heat
Friday, August 10, 2012
We are engaged in very serious discussions. They’re not only complicated, with unintended negative consequences possible . . . they’re also a matter of life and death.
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Fall 2012 Kicks Off Monday

Fall 2012 Kicks Off Monday
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The 2012-13 Fall sports season officially begins next week, when approximately 110,000 student-athletes begin practice in eight sports in which Michigan High School Athletic Association sponsors postseason tournaments. Here's a list of new rules and dates to keep handy ...
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Kalamazoo's Winter a Pro in the Fall

Kalamazoo's Winter a Pro in the Fall
Friday, July 20, 2012
Kalamazoo's Ron Winter has been part of just about every major event possible on a football field with more than four decades officiating high school, college and now National Football League games. He can appreciate each level for what makes it special. And he's passe...
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MHSA(Q&)A: NFL official Ronald J. Winter

MHSA(Q&)A: NFL official Ronald J. Winter
Friday, July 20, 2012
Kalamazoo's Ron Winter has officiated in the National Football League for nearly two decades, and became a referee in 1999. But long before he joined the highest level of the game, he got his start on Michigan's high school fields.
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