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2019 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2019 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Here is a list of MHSAA football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the fifth week of the season.
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Memorable Wakefield Run Won't Be Forgotten

Memorable Wakefield Run Won't Be Forgotten
Monday, September 30, 2019
When it comes to football, Russ Maki wears his heart on his sleeve. A 1971 graduate of Wakefield High School, he’s on a mission. As a 7-year-old, he fell in love with the sport and, in particular, with a team. 
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review
Monday, September 30, 2019
In case you missed it: The rain showed up again this weekend, turning the Week 5 football schedule into a two-day trudge for about 200 teams across Michigan. But that’s not what we’ll remember most.
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NFHS Voice: Football Continues to Thrive

NFHS Voice: Football Continues to Thrive
Sunday, September 29, 2019
When the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey was released by the NFHS in August, many headlines across the country focused on the drop in the number of boys playing 11-player football. However, perhaps the most important number was overlooked.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview
Friday, September 27, 2019
With 600 high school teams in Michigan and good games always to be found, just about any week could be called “Rivalry Week” as the term is often hyped at the college and pro levels. But this week in this state is a little more special this fall.
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Be the Referee: You Make the OT Call

Be the Referee: You Make the OT Call
Thursday, September 26, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice presents a "You Make the Call" regarding a penalty during football overtime.
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Clip of the Week: Loyola's Marquise Henderson

Clip of the Week: Loyola's Marquise Henderson
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features Detroit Loyola's Marquise Henderson scoring on a long return during a 28-24 win over Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard.
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2019 Week 5 Football Playoff Listing

2019 Week 5 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review
Monday, September 23, 2019
Week 4 of Michigan’s high school football season was filled with great stories, and we tried to make mention of as many as we could in this week’s “Drive for Detroit” review. A legendary coach returns with a big win. A neighbor beats its rival f...
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Trojans Standout Back from Basic Training

Trojans Standout Back from Basic Training
Friday, September 20, 2019
It seemed appropriate that the first game T.J. Schultz played his senior season for the Central Lake/Ellsworth football team was also the program’s fourth annual Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Night. Schultz, a starting linebacker and running back in ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview
Friday, September 20, 2019
As we cruise into Week 4 of this high school football season, be ready for a few curveballs and change-ups. For starters: Something just doesn't feel right about not featuring the latest meetings between Detroit Martin Luther King and Cass Tech and Traverse City West a...
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Clip of the Week: Grosse Pointe South's Alex Shaheen

Clip of the Week: Grosse Pointe South's Alex Shaheen
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features Grosse Pointe South quarterback Alex Shaheen completing a scrambling touchdown pass during a Week 3 win over Warren Mott.
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Colleagues Connect in Classroom, Coaching

Colleagues Connect in Classroom, Coaching
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
When students enter one of the social studies rooms at Mattawan High School, they should not be surprised to see a white board full of Xs and Os. It is not a game of tic-tac-toe, just a series of football plays.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 in Review
Monday, September 16, 2019
"We're here," and "We're better than last year."  If Michigan high school football teams collectively had a few messages to pass on during Week 3, those came through the loudest.
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Grass Lake Thriving But Driving for More

Grass Lake Thriving But Driving for More
Friday, September 13, 2019
Cameron Darrow remembers the play like it was yesterday, when he broke his ankle in two spots against Addison near the end of his sophomore season.  It was a long road back, but the Warriors senior captain made a full recovery. He’s one of the reasons Grass ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 3 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 3 Preview
Friday, September 13, 2019
Every football regular season there’s one week when it’s tough to tell heading in which matchups might eventually have the greatest impact on the season as a whole. That tough-to-forecast week then tends to end up as one of the most exciting of the entire fa...
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Prout Powers Pinckney with Inspiration

Prout Powers Pinckney with Inspiration
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Larry Prout, Jr., who wears Pinckney football jersey number 6, stands 4-foot-8 and 85 pounds. Or slightly less than one pound for each of the 105 surgeries he’s had in his young life.
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Davison Finds Answers During Fast Start

Davison Finds Answers During Fast Start
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
It would have made sense if this were a transition year for Davison football. The Cardinals have just six seniors on this season’s team, four returning starters on defense and five on offense – including two who were playing different positions last fall &nd...
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White Pigeon Building On 2018 Surge

White Pigeon Building On 2018 Surge
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
There won’t be any halftime ceremonies years from now celebrating the White Pigeon football team’s accomplishments in 2018. There’s no engraved award to display in the trophy case.  But the Chiefs’ 7-3 season certainly rejuvenated the progr...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 2 in Review
Monday, September 9, 2019
After two weeks of this high school football season, it’s impossible to know how much of what we’re seeing now will be applicable by playoff time or even later this month. But there are a number of teams we’ve highlighted in our Week 2 “review&r...
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