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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview
Friday, October 13, 2017
This is the way it’s supposed to finish. With the random ordering or yearly rotating that spits out most league schedules, any week of the regular season might feature the game that ends up deciding those conferences’ championships. But this fall, we’...
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Herrington's Record Run Filled with Thrills

Herrington's Record Run Filled with Thrills
Thursday, October 12, 2017
John Herrington soon will stand alone as the winningest football coach in Michigan high school history. Herrington, 76, is in his 48th season as head coach at Farmington Hills Harrison. He spent eight seasons as an assistant at North Farmington. He is the only hea...
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2017 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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 9, 2017
Be forewarned: There were more incredible and meaningful finishes in Michigan High School football this weekend than meet the parameters of our weekly “Drive for Detroit” report. A pair of incredible winning streaks ended on the west side of the state. Anot...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview
Friday, October 6, 2017
Week 7 has a couple of contrasting meanings in the grand scheme of Michigan high school football. On one hand, we're drawing to a close of the regular season. On the other, we're just reaching the midpoint of the 14-week drive that carries us through the MHSAA Finals.
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Next Players Up Keep Whiteford Surging

Next Players Up Keep Whiteford Surging
Friday, October 6, 2017
For many smaller Class C football teams, losing four starters to injuries during the first six weeks of the season would be devastating.  In Ottawa Lake, however, probably only those close to the Whiteford football program have noticed.
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Undefeated Cassopolis Continues to Climb

Undefeated Cassopolis Continues to Climb
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Getting to the postseason wasn’t the issue for the Cassopolis varsity football program, which is currently ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated Press Division 7 poll and has earned playoff berths 11 times since 2000. It was taking that next step.
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QB Follows Mentors in Leading Montague

QB Follows Mentors in Leading Montague
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Sebastian Archer didn’t have to look far to find role models as Montague’s starting quarterback. Pat Collins, Montague’s 14th-year head coach, was the quarterback who first brought the Wildcats to the promised land, culminating a dream season at the P...
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2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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 2, 2017
New powers continued to rise all over Michigan during Week 6 of the football regular season. A few did so with spectacular upsets, while others broke streaks that had grown to include multiple seasons – or in one case, stretched nearly two decades. The Drive for ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview
Friday, September 29, 2017
Starting tonight, the playoff field begins to take shape. Last week, AuGres-Sims – 5-0 but playing only eight games this regular season – clinched the first playoff berth of the 2017 MHSAA Playoffs. This weekend, 63 more teams can qualify for the 11-player ...
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#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell

#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Menominee will host Escanaba on Friday in the 121st meeting between two of the Upper Peninsula’s largest high schools and proudest football programs – but with the trophy celebrating the game still missing after it first disappeared more than half a cen...
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8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula

8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Three yards and a cloud of dust. That was the highly successful version of football applied by veteran Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as big bruisers dominated the game. It certainly is not the preferred style on the fields of 8-player football. Nope, this version is muc...
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Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise

Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Thirty-three years ago, Lynn Sanders graduated from Detroit Central. And before he left, he made a promise. Last year, Sanders showed he is a man of his word.
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2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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 25, 2017
If there was a theme that emerged across much of the state during Week 5 in Michigan high school football, it boiled down to this: Not so fast.  We’ve passed the midpoint of the regular season, but this week’s Drive for Detroit review saw a number of t...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 Preview
Friday, September 22, 2017
Big things are ahead in Michigan high school football. Not much will be decided this week as we cruise into the midpoint of the regular season. But teams all over Michigan are setting the foundations to celebrate soon – either as league champions or playoff quali...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review
Monday, September 18, 2017
Streaks were broken, upsets were hatched, and significant steps toward league titles were taken all over Michigan during a Week 4 full of the unexpected. Click below for the results that popped off the page in every region of our state and on the 8-player scene as ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 Preview
Friday, September 15, 2017
This is the time of year, every year, when we begin to notice the start of separation among the fast starters and truly elite teams in Michigan high school football. There are 122 teams without a loss as the regular season creeps toward the midway point. And that numbe...
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Hutchinson Makes Name at Divine Child

Hutchinson Makes Name at Divine Child
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Often, a child of a successful athlete has difficulty living up to that standard. To this point, that’s not the case with Aidan Hutchinson.
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