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This Week In High School Sports: 12/13/19

This Week In High School Sports: 12/13/19
Friday, December 13, 2019
This week’s show highlights the Port Huron United hockey team that provides student-athletes from multiple schools opportunities to play and closes with a commentary on what matters most in high school sports. 
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NFHS Voice: Security Wake-Up Call

NFHS Voice: Security Wake-Up Call
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Given the increase in school-related shootings since the Columbine massacre 20 years ago, perhaps it is not surprising that these acts of violence are no longer confined to regular school hours. 
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This Week In High School Sports: 12/6/19

This Week In High School Sports: 12/6/19
Friday, December 6, 2019
This week’s show recaps the 45th MHSAA 11-Player Football Finals at Ford Field by featuring Muskegon Mona Shores' win in Division 2, handing out Game Balls to River Rouge's Mareyohn Hrabowski and Reading twins Ben and Nick Affholter, discussing the first-time use ...
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5 Tips to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries

5 Tips to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Participating in sports provides so many benefits to kids and teens. There are the obvious benefits of physical fitness and promoting regular exercise. Then, there are also the character-building lessons learned from being part of a team, working hard toward a goal, cel...
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This Week In High School Sports: 11/29/19

This Week In High School Sports: 11/29/19
Friday, November 29, 2019
This week’s show features highlights from Saturday's 8-Player Football Finals, presents Game Balls to the girls volleyball teams from Mendon and Grand Rapids Christian, discusses the new injury time rule for wrestling and finishes with talk from some of the stars ...
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NFHS Voice: Coaches, ADs Keys to Success

NFHS Voice: Coaches, ADs Keys to Success
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Fortunately, there are far more good acts of sportsmanship that happen in high school athletics and activity programs; however, the unsportsmanlike displays tend to make more headlines and sometimes overshadow the great things that are occurring.
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This Week In High School Sports: 11/22/19

This Week In High School Sports: 11/22/19
Friday, November 22, 2019
This week’s show features Ida volleyball’s Taylor Wegener and closes with an encore presentation of an MHSAA "Perspective" from 2010 – The Old Trainer’s Legacy.
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NFHS Voice: Find Answers at Youth Level

NFHS Voice: Find Answers at Youth Level
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Are there long-term solutions to increasing the number of participants in high school sports and improving parental behavior at high school contests? The answer to both questions might start at the youth sports level.
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This Week In High School Sports: 11/15/19

This Week In High School Sports: 11/15/19
Friday, November 15, 2019
This week’s show features Reading lineman Nick Affholter as the Rangers prepare for this weekend's game against Adrian Lenawee Christian and explains the impact a coach can have as the leader and best example of good sportsmanship for an athletic program.
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NFHS Voice: Source of HS Playing Rules

NFHS Voice: Source of HS Playing Rules
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
While the NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA can be used on first reference without explanation, many people are unfamiliar with the NFHS. And yet the NFHS has been around as long – or longer – than the other four major sports organizations.
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This Week In High School Sports: 11/8/19

This Week In High School Sports: 11/8/19
Friday, November 8, 2019
This week’s show kicks off with highlights from the Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals and closes with highlights from the Boys Soccer Finals, which saw three of the four championship games go into overtime and two decided in shootouts.
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7 Sleeping Tips for Student-Athletes

7 Sleeping Tips for Student-Athletes
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Many athletes seem to believe time spent not training is time wasted. But, on the contrary. The time athletes spend resting and sleeping is actually just as important. Take the world’s best female skier, Mikaela Shiffrin, for example. Shiffrin reportedly not only...
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NFHS Voice: Respect Everyone

NFHS Voice: Respect Everyone
Monday, November 4, 2019
Case studies have revealed that kids want to participate in high school sports because they are fun. 
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This Week In High School Sports: 11/1/19

This Week In High School Sports: 11/1/19
Friday, November 1, 2019
This week’s show features Muskegon Orchard View's undefeated football team, awards Game Balls to Beaverton's football and volleyball teams, discusses football goal line rules and announces the broadcast schedule for this weekend's Football Playoffs and Lower ...
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NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football

NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football
Monday, October 28, 2019
Some of the top football matchups featuring Ohio teams Friday, Oct. 18, were Mentor vs. Shaker Heights, Cleveland St. Ignatius vs. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, Cincinnati St. Xavier vs. Massillon Washington and Northwestern vs. Ohio State.
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This Week In High School Sports: 10/25/19

This Week In High School Sports: 10/25/19
Friday, October 25, 2019
This week’s show features first-time MHSAA girls golf champion Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian and explains the setup of the MHSAA Football Playoffs.
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Be Proactive with Concussions

Be Proactive with Concussions
Friday, October 25, 2019
Most people have seen the headlines about concussions as a common sports injury, and it's natural that parents may be concerned for their young athlete.  A large misconception in sports is that previous concussions are to be blamed for ongoing headaches, blurred v...
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NFHS Voice: No HS Football Link to CTE

NFHS Voice: No HS Football Link to CTE
Monday, October 21, 2019
When it comes to the long-term effects of concussions in sports, there is a wide range of information published – almost on a daily basis. Unfortunately, much of the media coverage as it relates to high school sports – and particularly the sport of football ...
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This Week In High School Sports: 10/18/19

This Week In High School Sports: 10/18/19
Friday, October 18, 2019
This week’s show features Mendon volleyball's pursuit of returning to the MHSAA Finals and recognizes longtime MHSAA public address announcer Erik O. Furseth.
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NFHS Voice: Amateurism Benefits

NFHS Voice: Amateurism Benefits
Sunday, October 13, 2019
While the NFHS addressed a number of important issues with member state associations at section meetings the past month, perhaps none of the topics are as significant as the tremor that occurred in California on September 30 – the signing of the “Fair Pay to...
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