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This Week In High School Sports: 9/25/20

This Week In High School Sports: 9/25/20
Friday, September 25, 2020
This edition of "This Week in High School Sports" features a report on the debut of Sturgis football coach Chance Stewart and the Trojans’ last-minute victory over Three Rivers and concludes with a feature on soccer referee Alexus Little.
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This Week In High School Sports: 9/18/20

This Week In High School Sports: 9/18/20
Friday, September 18, 2020
"This Week in High School Sports" returns for the 2020-21 school year this week with perspective on educational athletics amid the COVID-19 pandemic from MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl.
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NFHS Voice: Football's Promising Results

NFHS Voice: Football's Promising Results
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Normally at this time of year, the NFHS releases the latest figures from its annual High School Athletics Participation Survey. 
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How to Enhance Your Running Performance

How to Enhance Your Running Performance
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
With summer now in full swing and many people still avoiding gyms, lots of us are hitting the track, the streets and the trails to get and stay fit. Whether you run marathons or prefer a quick lap around the block, there are many ways to adjust your running routin...
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Choose the Right Sports Medicine Expert

Choose the Right Sports Medicine Expert
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
If you're an athlete, chances are you'll require specialized care from a health professional during your career. Confused about the differences between athletic trainers, sports medicine physicians and exercise physiologists, among other experts? You're not alone!
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Add Rest Days to Your Workout Routine

Add Rest Days to Your Workout Routine
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Whether you're new to exercise or a seasoned enthusiast, it's tempting to adopt an all-go, no-quit attitude.  But it's important to remember that scheduling time for rest and rejuvenation is a critical component of any workout regimen.
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NFHS Voice: Planning with Patience

NFHS Voice: Planning with Patience
Friday, May 29, 2020
For several weeks, Americans have been awaiting answers to several questions. When will restaurants restart dine-in services? When will hair salons and gyms be open? When will people be able to congregate for worship services? And, of course, when will education-based s...
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NFHS Voice: 'New Normal' Sportsmanship

NFHS Voice: 'New Normal' Sportsmanship
Friday, May 22, 2020
While the social-distancing and no-contact guidelines are necessary – at least for the short term – to diminish the spread of the virus, they should not dampen the enthusiasm and emotion by everyone involved with high school sports.
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NFHS Voice: Reading the Crystal Ball

NFHS Voice: Reading the Crystal Ball
Friday, May 15, 2020
Along with leaders of youth-level sports and the NCAA, the NFHS and its member state associations are exploring all options for conducting sports this fall. And while we all want answers, the truth is that there are more questions than answers at this point.
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NFHS Voice: Nationally, Lost Spring Ends

NFHS Voice: Nationally, Lost Spring Ends
Friday, May 8, 2020
On Monday, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association became the 51st and final NFHS member state high school association to cancel its spring sports championships due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Put a Stop to Recurring Injuries

Put a Stop to Recurring Injuries
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Recurring injuries happen — and they're especially common among single-sport athletes or people who focus on one type of exercise, like runners.  The reason: You're working the same muscles repeatedly. The end result: Your joints, muscles and tissues get wor...
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NFHS Voice: Lights Signal Thanks, Hope

NFHS Voice: Lights Signal Thanks, Hope
Friday, April 24, 2020
We anticipate that senior athletes and activity participants in the class of 2020 will move on to the highest of leadership roles in their chosen professions in the years to come.
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NFHS Voice: Good Time to Appreciate Officials

NFHS Voice: Good Time to Appreciate Officials
Sunday, April 12, 2020
During this shutdown of normal life in our nation, we are learning to deal with a new challenge – how to handle the unexpected time on our hands at home. Simply keeping up with the days of the week is a major accomplishment!
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Let's Learn What This Time Can Teach Us

Let's Learn What This Time Can Teach Us
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
When you are a senior, there is an end date. Just like that it is over.  At the same time, we never know when things will be taken away from us.
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Adjust Your Workout When Gym Isn't Option

Adjust Your Workout When Gym Isn't Option
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Feeling at a loss about not being able to stick to your normal workout routine? You’re not alone. Social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in people all over the world having to adjust their schedules to accommodate working from home, schooling...
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NFHS Voice: Salute Seniors with Spring on Hold

NFHS Voice: Salute Seniors with Spring on Hold
Sunday, March 29, 2020
A visitor to the local high school in late March would normally find boys and girls engaged in track and field, baseball, softball and lacrosse practices. Inside the building, some students would be involved with speech or debate activities. Unfortunately, this is not a...
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NFHS Voice: Madness to Maddening

NFHS Voice: Madness to Maddening
Monday, March 23, 2020
March Madness took on another meaning for everyone in the sports world during the week of March 9 – a week like none other in the history of organized sports with the acceleration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
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NFHS Voice: Should Tech Aid Performance?

NFHS Voice: Should Tech Aid Performance?
Sunday, March 15, 2020
One of the age-old objectives of the NFHS has been to preserve the records, tradition and heritage of education-based athletics and activities programs in the United States.
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This Week In High School Sports: 3/13/20

This Week In High School Sports: 3/13/20
Friday, March 13, 2020
This week’s show tells of how fun fueled Hudson to the Division 4 competitive cheer championship and explains why attending MHSAA Finals is a family tradition worth starting.
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NFHS Voice: March Madness Begins Again

NFHS Voice: March Madness Begins Again
Sunday, March 8, 2020
The calendar has turned to March, which in the world of high school sports can only mean one thing – Basketball. It is time for state tournaments, March Madness and, yes, the annual rhetoric about the merits of the shot clock.
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