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Stoney Creek Leaders Speak Up to Save Lives

Stoney Creek Leaders Speak Up to Save Lives
Friday, May 26, 2017
The crowd for Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s boys basketball game against rival Rochester was as rowdy as could be hoped for most of the evening Feb. 28. But it fell silent during halftime as Stoney Creek juniors Nate Davis, Kevin Price and Isabella Ubaydi spoke ...
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Sorgi-Led Blanket Drive Spreads Support

Sorgi-Led Blanket Drive Spreads Support
Friday, May 26, 2017
The design was the same, the pattern was one they’d used, and the little girl had received her blanket right around Christmas while undergoing cancer treatments. Nikki Sorgi has no way of knowing for sure if the blanket is one of more than 400 she, her older sist...
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Chance to Touch Lives 'Drives' Huron's Sesi

Chance to Touch Lives 'Drives' Huron's Sesi
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Once, a bag was filled with ants. Others had dead mice. Another time, a duck bit her. But a few funny memories were worth the opportunity for Sesi to meet and help an untold number of people, beginning when she was 6 years old – truly a life’s work so far f...
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Ottinger's 'Organ Game' a Slam Dunk

Ottinger's 'Organ Game' a Slam Dunk
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Every time Justice Ottinger sees one of the neon green T-shirts he designed on a student in the hallways at Newaygo High, he remembers fondly the “Ball Is Life, Organs Are Too” basketball game he planned this winter as an intern in the school’s athleti...
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Brighton's Brown Brings Holiday Joy

Brighton's Brown Brings Holiday Joy
Monday, May 22, 2017
Bailey Brown will begin at Oakland University this fall with plenty to drive her through what at times will be grueling studies as she prepares for a career in pediatric medicine. As the oldest of six siblings, she’s always been around kids – and she loves ...
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'Yard Squad' Enjoys Unexpected Response

'Yard Squad' Enjoys Unexpected Response
Sunday, May 21, 2017
The task itself was a simple one, and the reasons for doing it simple at first. But Colon High School's "Yard Squad" never anticipated the response.
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Spring 2017

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Spring 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The adoption of a change in how basketball and volleyball teams will be classified for Michigan High School Athletic Association tournaments was among notable actions taken by the Representative Council during its annual Spring Meeting, May 7-8, in Glen Arbor, in additi...
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2017 Community Service Awards Honor 6

2017 Community Service Awards Honor 6
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Students representing six Michigan high schools have been selected as winners of the inaugural Community Service Awards sponsored by the MHSAA and Lake Trust Credit Union for their efforts to improve the lives of others in their communities.
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3 Sports Secure New Homes for 2017-18

3 Sports Secure New Homes for 2017-18
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Championship rounds for girls basketball, team wrestling and individual wrestling will have new homes for the 2017-18 season, as approved by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Spring Meeting, May 7-8, in Glen Ar...
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Advisory Council Names Class Of 2019

Advisory Council Names Class Of 2019
Monday, May 1, 2017
Eight student-athletes who will be juniors at their schools during the 2017-18 academic year have been selected to serve two-year terms on the MHSAA's Student Advisory Council.
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Awards Honor Those Lending a Hand

Awards Honor Those Lending a Hand
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Sports often make up a significant, although singular part of the lives of Michigan’s high school student-athletes and coaches. Many also find ways to have significant impacts on the lives of others – and we’d like to tell the rest of our state how th...
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Rep Council Wrap-Up: Winter 2017

Rep Council Wrap-Up: Winter 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
To accommodate an increasing number of member schools moving to 8-player football, while continuing to provide a championship opportunity for schools with the smallest enrollments, the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association approved the ...
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2017-18 Classifications Announced

2017-18 Classifications Announced
Monday, March 27, 2017
Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association elections and postseason tournaments in traditionally classified sports (A, B, C, D) for the 2017-18 school year have been announced.
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'Mentor' to Receive Forsythe Award

'Mentor' to Receive Forsythe Award
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Long before he became superintendent for multiple Oakland County school districts, George Heitsch was a young athletic director first at Westland Huron Valley and then West Bloomfield High School. And thankfully, there were veterans like Auburn Hills Avondale’s C...
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Bedford's Gandee Honored for 'Spirit'

Bedford's Gandee Honored for 'Spirit'
Monday, March 13, 2017
The mark of a “good big brother” is often to what lengths he might go to assist his younger siblings. That sense of familial assistance has perhaps never been taken to the extremes that Hunter Gandee has repeatedly done for his younger brother Braden.
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Huron's Davis Goes 'Beyond' as Leader

Huron's Davis Goes 'Beyond' as Leader
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
On first glance, the word “beyond” seems an imaginative way to describe a favorite colleague.  But providing context, Ann Arbor Pioneer assistant principal Jason Skiba may have found the ideal word to describe Ann Arbor Huron assistant principal and at...
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Wrestling Finals Ticket Sales Underway

Wrestling Finals Ticket Sales Underway
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Fans wishing to purchase advance tickets for the 2017 Michigan High School Athletic Association Team and Individual Wrestling Finals may now do so through the host sites' box offices, from Central Michigan University for Team Wrestling Finals and The Palace of Auburn Hi...
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Scholars & Athletes 2017: Class C, D

Scholars & Athletes 2017: Class C, D
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The MHSAA has selected 10 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA-Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Click to find out more about all 10 scholarship recipients, who will be honored at halftime cerem...
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Today in the MHSAA: 1/24/17

Today in the MHSAA: 1/24/17
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Two of Michigan’s gymnastics powers met in dual competition Monday, and Detroit Loyola is seeking a football coach after the resignation of an MHSAA champion.
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2017 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced

2017 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced
Friday, January 20, 2017
The 120 finalists for the Michigan High School Athletic Association's Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2016-17 school year, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance, have been announced.
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