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Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '17

Inside Selection Sunday: Mapnalysis '17
Sunday, October 22, 2017
We haven’t had Michigan high school football teams travel by boat to their playoff games, nor fly like the birds over places like Saginaw Bay and the northern stretch of Lake Michigan. But phrases like “use the lake” and “follow the highway&rdqu...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 9 Preview
Friday, October 20, 2017
Maybe because it still feels like summer some days downstate, but it seems like we’ve gotten to Week 9 of the football season more quickly this fall. So let’s get right into it. Playoff fields will be announced at 7 p.m. Sunday on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS. B...
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2017 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 9 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the eighth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 in Review
Monday, October 16, 2017
We’re chewing on a lot of football numbers this week at the MHSAA office with this season’s playoff selection just days away. Some of the most important after Week 8 are 176 – as in the number of 11-player teams that have earned spots in that 256-team ...
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Performance: GR Catholic Central's Nolan Fugate

Performance: GR Catholic Central's Nolan Fugate
Friday, October 13, 2017
Grand Rapids Catholic Central senior Nolan Fugate, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound running back, ran 37 times for 477 yards and five touchdowns in GRCC’s 57-50 win over Comstock Park on Oct. 6.  His rushing yardage ranked fourth-most in MHSAA history for one game and ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 8 Preview
Friday, October 13, 2017
This is the way it’s supposed to finish. With the random ordering or yearly rotating that spits out most league schedules, any week of the regular season might feature the game that ends up deciding those conferences’ championships. But this fall, we’...
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Herrington's Record Run Filled with Thrills

Herrington's Record Run Filled with Thrills
Thursday, October 12, 2017
John Herrington soon will stand alone as the winningest football coach in Michigan high school history. Herrington, 76, is in his 48th season as head coach at Farmington Hills Harrison. He spent eight seasons as an assistant at North Farmington. He is the only hea...
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2017 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 8 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the seventh week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 in Review
Monday, October 9, 2017
Be forewarned: There were more incredible and meaningful finishes in Michigan High School football this weekend than meet the parameters of our weekly “Drive for Detroit” report. A pair of incredible winning streaks ended on the west side of the state. Anot...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 7 Preview
Friday, October 6, 2017
Week 7 has a couple of contrasting meanings in the grand scheme of Michigan high school football. On one hand, we're drawing to a close of the regular season. On the other, we're just reaching the midpoint of the 14-week drive that carries us through the MHSAA Finals.
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Next Players Up Keep Whiteford Surging

Next Players Up Keep Whiteford Surging
Friday, October 6, 2017
For many smaller Class C football teams, losing four starters to injuries during the first six weeks of the season would be devastating.  In Ottawa Lake, however, probably only those close to the Whiteford football program have noticed.
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Undefeated Cassopolis Continues to Climb

Undefeated Cassopolis Continues to Climb
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Getting to the postseason wasn’t the issue for the Cassopolis varsity football program, which is currently ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated Press Division 7 poll and has earned playoff berths 11 times since 2000. It was taking that next step.
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QB Follows Mentors in Leading Montague

QB Follows Mentors in Leading Montague
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Sebastian Archer didn’t have to look far to find role models as Montague’s starting quarterback. Pat Collins, Montague’s 14th-year head coach, was the quarterback who first brought the Wildcats to the promised land, culminating a dream season at the P...
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2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 7 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the sixth week of the season.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 in Review
Monday, October 2, 2017
New powers continued to rise all over Michigan during Week 6 of the football regular season. A few did so with spectacular upsets, while others broke streaks that had grown to include multiple seasons – or in one case, stretched nearly two decades. The Drive for ...
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Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview

Drive for Detroit: Week 6 Preview
Friday, September 29, 2017
Starting tonight, the playoff field begins to take shape. Last week, AuGres-Sims – 5-0 but playing only eight games this regular season – clinched the first playoff berth of the 2017 MHSAA Playoffs. This weekend, 63 more teams can qualify for the 11-player ...
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#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell

#TBT: Searching for The Hinker Bell
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Menominee will host Escanaba on Friday in the 121st meeting between two of the Upper Peninsula’s largest high schools and proudest football programs – but with the trophy celebrating the game still missing after it first disappeared more than half a cen...
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8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula

8-Player Takes Flight in Upper Peninsula
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Three yards and a cloud of dust. That was the highly successful version of football applied by veteran Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as big bruisers dominated the game. It certainly is not the preferred style on the fields of 8-player football. Nope, this version is muc...
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Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise

Coach Comes Home to Lead Central's Rise
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Thirty-three years ago, Lynn Sanders graduated from Detroit Central. And before he left, he made a promise. Last year, Sanders showed he is a man of his word.
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2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing

2017 Week 6 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the fifth week of the season.
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