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Students Take Sports Leaders to Class

Students Take Sports Leaders to Class
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
MHSAA Student Advisory Council members were asked their opinions on several of the current issues facing the MHSAA Junior High/Middle School Committee and MHSAA Task Force on Multi-Sport Participation.
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Serving a Balanced School Sports Diet

Serving a Balanced School Sports Diet
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Promoting multi-sport participation, and doing so before students reach high school, is a documented MHSAA priority. We believe it’s good for students, schools and society. By encouraging participation but not specialization, balanced multi-sport participation pr...
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The Inherent Risk of Sport Specialization

The Inherent Risk of Sport Specialization
Monday, April 30, 2018
One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike.
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Truth About Sports Scholarships

Truth About Sports Scholarships
Friday, March 30, 2018
Many parents are trying to live the dream through their sons and daughters – the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year-round. Unfortunately, most of these dreams are never realized.
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This Week in High School Sports: 3/23/18

This Week in High School Sports: 3/23/18
Friday, March 23, 2018
This week’s show features the championship defensive effort shown by the Saginaw Heritage girls basketball team, passes out a Game Ball to 2018 Charles E. Forsythe Award winner Gary Ellis, discusses how officials are chosen for tournament assignments in the "Be Th...
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This Week in High School Sports: 3/16/18

This Week in High School Sports: 3/16/18
Friday, March 16, 2018
This week’s show features the Farmington United girls gymnastics team, passes out Game Balls to Brighton ice hockey goalie Harrison Fleming and Holland Christian swimmer Skyler Cook-Weeks, discusses officials receiving support from local school administration in t...
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This Week in High School Sports: 3/9/18

This Week in High School Sports: 3/9/18
Friday, March 9, 2018
This week’s show features a pair of courageous journeys traveled by Division 4 bowling champions, passes out Game Balls to recently-crowned MHSAA four-time wrestling individual title winners Brandon Whitman of Dundee and Jarrett Trombley of Lake Fenton, discusses ...
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This Week in High School Sports: 3/2/18

This Week in High School Sports: 3/2/18
Friday, March 2, 2018
This week’s show features "The Herd" at Buchanan – the winner of this year’s Battle of the Fans – passes out Game Balls to the winning teams at the MHSAA Skiing Finals, discusses diving on the floor for a loose basketball...
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This Week in High School Sports: 2/23/18

This Week in High School Sports: 2/23/18
Friday, February 23, 2018
This week’s show features Eaton Rapids wrestler Austin O’Hearon, passes out Game Balls to winning swimming relay teams from Houghton and Gladstone at the U.P. Finals last week, discusses the block-charge call in basketball in the "Be The Referee" s...
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This Week in High School Sports: 2/16/18

This Week in High School Sports: 2/16/18
Friday, February 16, 2018
This week’s show features Muskegon Oakridge girls basketball standout Sophia Wiard, passes out Game Balls to Jacob Iacono and Devin Schmitz of Dollar Bay for their play last week against Ewen-Trout Creek, talks about the Dog Days of February in the Be The Referee ...
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This Week in High School Sports: 2/9/18

This Week in High School Sports: 2/9/18
Friday, February 9, 2018
This week’s show features 2018 Women In Sports Leadership Award winner Meg Seng, passes out Game Balls to a handful of basketball players who reached milestone scoring marks last week, talks about the national rules making process in "Be the Referee" and clos...
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This Week in High School Sports: 2/2/18

This Week in High School Sports: 2/2/18
Friday, February 2, 2018
This week’s show features Dundee wrestler Brandon Whitman, passes out Game Balls to Zach Goodline of Coloma in boys basketball and Taylor Long of Waldron in girls basketball, talks about basketball intentional fouls in the "Be The Referee"segme...
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/26/18

This Week in High School Sports: 1/26/18
Friday, January 26, 2018
This week’s show features Holland West Ottawa swimmer Derek Maas, passes out Game Balls to Kyle Hebner of Petoskey in ice hockey and Shine Strickland-Gills and Maddie Camp of Saginaw Hertiage in girls basketball, talks about a new wrestling rule in ...
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Become an Official: HS Sports Need You

Become an Official: HS Sports Need You
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
They don’t make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don’t make the all-star teams. But perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials.
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Recent Stars Build on HS Sports Foundation

Recent Stars Build on HS Sports Foundation
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Mattawan’s Allie Havers experienced high school sports in part as a stepping stone to a scholarship and eventual national championship at the University of Nebraska. Hackett Catholic Prep’s Hope Baldwin earned two national awards and several scholarships for...
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/19/18

This Week in High School Sports: 1/19/18
Thursday, January 18, 2018
This week’s show features Ewen-Trout Creek basketball center Jake Witt, passes out Game Balls to Xavier Staubs and Grant Warner of Corunna in boys swimming, talks about a new basketball rule in the "Be The Referee" segment and closes with an announcement about the...
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/12/18

This Week in High School Sports: 1/12/18
Friday, January 12, 2018
This week’s show previews the upcoming Women In Sports Leadership conference, passes out Game Balls to Lexi Niepoth of Bellaire in girls basketball and Derek Maas of Holland West Ottawa in boys swimming, talks about safety in ice hockey in the "Be The Referee" seg...
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This Week in High School Sports: 1/5/18

This Week in High School Sports: 1/5/18
Friday, January 5, 2018
This week’s show features the upcoming Battle of The Fans, passes out Game Balls to Alpena’s Chris DeRocher and Benton Harbor’s Carlos Johnson, talks about basketball shot clocks in the "Be The Referee" segment and closes with a commentary on a video d...
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This Week in High School Sports: 12/22/17

This Week in High School Sports: 12/22/17
Friday, December 22, 2017
This week’s show previews the Public Address Announcers Clinic to be hosted by the MHSAA next month, passes out Game Balls to former Stockbridge football standouts Mason Gee-Montgomery and Kolby Canfield and closes with a look at some of the most memorable high sc...
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This Week in High School Sports: 12/15/17

This Week in High School Sports: 12/15/17
Friday, December 15, 2017
This week’s show features Centreville's girls basketball program, passes out Game Balls to the wrestling team at Coleman and New Haven boys basketball standout Romeo Weems, talks about mentoring in the "Be The Referee" segment and closes with a shout out to a pair...
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