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All Merry and Bright as 'Battle' Tour Begins

All Merry and Bright as 'Battle' Tour Begins
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The Christmas spirit never fades in Frankenmuth.  The holiday itself finished up a few weeks ago. But more than 250 students decked out in Santa hats and yuletide sweaters greeted the MHSAA for its first visit of this Battle of the Fans II season. 
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Staying Ahead of a Busy High School Life

Staying Ahead of a Busy High School Life
Friday, January 18, 2013
Juggling homework, sports, friends, jobs, family and more can be a challenge for any high school student athlete, regardless of how much he or she has chosen to take on.  In this week's Student Advisory Council Sound-Off, Pinconning junior Zachary Nine offers some...
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What is Battle of the Fans?

What is Battle of the Fans?
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The MHSAA's Andy Frushour will tell you all you need to know to get ready for this year's contest.  In this video that will be part of MHSAA Network broadcasts the rest of this winter, Frushour explains the creation of BOTF and what to expect during this season's ...
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Battle On for Top Cheering Section

Battle On for Top Cheering Section
Monday, January 14, 2013
The champion is back. But the competition is all new and no doubt hungry to become known as the best cheering section in Michigan.  Let "Battle of the Fans II" begin.
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You Can Create a Thriving Cheer Section

You Can Create a Thriving Cheer Section
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This time last year, I spent an entire cold winter evening alone in my room on the computer watching the surprisingly large number of Battle of the Fans entries. I remember being amazed not only by the number of entries, as it was the first year of BOTF, but by the spir...
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Hey Cheer Sections: Get Ready to 'Battle'

Hey Cheer Sections: Get Ready to 'Battle'
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Brush up on your favorite chants, get the roller coaster rolling again and schedule those theme nights.  "Battle of the Fans" is back, and we're looking for your best as we begin our second quest to find the top high school student cheering section in the state of...
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SAC Sound-Off: One Team, One Community

SAC Sound-Off: One Team, One Community
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Matt Freeman grew up around Owosso football and has family roots in his small town going back more than 100 years. And he experienced the full force of his community's support while helping the Trojans to their first playoff win. 
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Meet the 2012-13 Student Advisory Council

Meet the 2012-13 Student Advisory Council
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Each fall, the MHSAA Student Advisory Council is featured in a video version of its belief statement. Meet this school year's members and find out what they are striving to promote. 
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SAC Sound-Off: Glad to be an AD's Son

SAC Sound-Off: Glad to be an AD's Son
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Manistique junior Coby Ryan is in a rare situation for a high school athlete as the son of his school's athletic director. But that's given him a much broader understanding of the ins and outs that make high school athletics go.
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SAC Sound-Off: Drawing the Line at Our First Summit

SAC Sound-Off: Drawing the Line at Our First Summit
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The MHSAA Sportsmanship Summit season kicked off Monday in Lansing, and Swan Valley junior Kiersten Mead tells us about her first experience leading a student discussion on issues they all may face.
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SAC Sound-Off: Don't Forget Those Underdogs

SAC Sound-Off: Don't Forget Those Underdogs
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
First-year SAC member Madeleine Martindale tells us about a teammate who worked her way up from underdog to front of the line, and asks fans to keep those hard workers in mind when cheering on the favorites.
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SAC Sounding Off in 2012-13

SAC Sounding Off in 2012-13
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
We get it. We were the students once upon a time as well -- and sometimes, or maybe most of them, you'd much rather hear from one of your peers than another teacher or administrator telling you what's what.
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Student Advisory Council Goes to Camp

Student Advisory Council Goes to Camp
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Michigan High School Athletic Association gains valuable input during the school year from its Student Advisory Council, while providing leadership training to the 16-member group of seniors and juniors representing schools of all sizes from all over the state. Th...
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SAC Sound-Off: Now we're the seniors

SAC Sound-Off: Now we're the seniors
Thursday, June 21, 2012
For our final Student Advisory Council Sound-off of the 2011-12 school year, we asked our juniors -- now seniors-to-be -- what they are looking forward to most about 2012-13.
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SAC Sound-Off: Seniors Say Good-Bye

SAC Sound-Off: Seniors Say Good-Bye
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
All over Michigan during the last three weeks, seniors have been finishing up their high school athletic careers -- some to next play at the college level, most to continue as students only, but armed with a book full of memories and lessons learned on the field.
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SAC Sound-off: What did you learn?

SAC Sound-off: What did you learn?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
So why be part of the MHSAA Student Advisory Council? It looks great on a college application, and it's a lot of fun. But our members also picked up some important perspectives this school year.
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SAC Sound-off: Leaving Town, Leaving Something Behind

SAC Sound-off: Leaving Town, Leaving Something Behind
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Rudyard senior Tyler Wilson passes on a few final pieces of advice both to those who will join the MHSAA Student Advisory Council this fall, and all students who will come back to another school year filled with opportunities to leave their marks.
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Friendly Competition

Friendly Competition
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
When Walled Lake Central junior Taylor Krumm dove for third base during her final game of the Michigan Stars Tournament two weekends ago, an opposing fielder stood in front of the bag, hoping to tag her out. But it wasn't a stranger in that green and white uniform; it...
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SAC Sound-off: Familiar Opponent

SAC Sound-off: Familiar Opponent
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A softball game two weeks ago gave two MHSAA Student Advisory Council members from opposing schools an opportunity for friendly competition.
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SAC Sound-off: Lessons Taught

SAC Sound-off: Lessons Taught
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Student Advisory Council members passed on lessons they imparted to teammates in 2011-12.
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