Sportsmanship

 

'I Wouldn't Have Done it Any Other Way'

'I Wouldn't Have Done it Any Other Way'
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Gray Raymond would like to believe every high school golfer would’ve made the same call as he did on the final hole of his Regional this spring. And he hopes those who wouldn’t might hear about his story and reconsider next time they have the opportunity. &...
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And the 2019 BOTF Winner Is ...

And the 2019 BOTF Winner Is ...
Friday, February 22, 2019
North Muskegon senior Kendal Hoppa grew up watching the older kids in her town cheering on their friends at high school games, a sports-based extension of the close-knit community. And what she’s known about Norse Nation for years, the rest of Michigan now knows ...
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Battle of the Fans VIII: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans VIII: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Sun, rain or snow, our Battle of the Fans VIII finalists made themselves ready to go these last few weeks as we maneuvered through crummy weather and some quick changes to see all three student sections in action.   Now we need you to jump in and tell us whic...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class A
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 13 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ce...
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Have you Herd? Buchanan Parties On

Have you Herd? Buchanan Parties On
Monday, February 18, 2019
Watch what’s become nearly a decade’s worth of Buchanan High School “Battle of the Fans” videos online. Check out the four MHSAA BOTF banners – including two for championships – hanging side by side on the far wall of the school&rsquo...
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Norse Nation Roars North Muskegon Pride

Norse Nation Roars North Muskegon Pride
Friday, February 15, 2019
North Muskegon junior Caleb Rypstra readily remembers being an elementary schooler in 2012 and watching 2,000-point scorer Spencer Krannitz take on Whitehall in front of a gym jammed in part by a giant student section. Senior Nicholas Rossiter didn’t like going t...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class B
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime...
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Heritage's Hawks Nest Wants You 'Hype'

Heritage's Hawks Nest Wants You 'Hype'
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Three years ago, Saginaw Heritage teacher Melissa Fila showed up at Bay City Central, tub of pompons in hand, ready to rev up her students who had made the trip to support the Hawks boys basketball team. She found three huddled together and two more sitting with their ...
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Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class C & D

Scholars & Athletes 2019: Class C & D
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 11 student-athletes from Class C and D member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at ...
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Battle of the Fans VIII: Meet the Finalists

Battle of the Fans VIII: Meet the Finalists
Monday, January 28, 2019
The reigning champion and two first-time finalists have earned the opportunity to vie for the MHSAA's “Battle of the Fans VIII” championship recognizing the top high school student cheering section in Michigan, as awarded by the Student Advisory Council. Bu...
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2019 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced

2019 Scholar-Athlete Finalists Announced
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The 120 finalists for the MHSAA's Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2018-19 school year, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance, have been announced. The program, in its 30th year, has recognized student-athletes since the 1989-90 school year and again this winter will h...
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BOTF VIII: It's Your Time to Shine

BOTF VIII: It's Your Time to Shine
Monday, January 14, 2019
Battle of the Fans VIII semifinalists: The spotlight is all yours.  You have 12 days to show the MHSAA's Student Advisory Council why your section is a must-see on this year's BOTF finalists tour.
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Dear Mom and Dad: Cool It

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool It
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Michigan, this message is primarily for you.
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BOTF VIII: We Challenge You to Cheer

BOTF VIII: We Challenge You to Cheer
Monday, December 17, 2018
You go to all the games. You're cheering on your classmates the right way. You're having a blast with your friends. And you haven't seen a student section yet that can hang with you.   But are you ready for the statewide spotlight?
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Sportsmanship Summits Return in November

Sportsmanship Summits Return in November
Thursday, September 27, 2018
A focus on high school student sportsmanship, during and also outside of competition, will highlight this fall’s Michigan High School Athletic Association annual Sportsmanship Summit series, which will run during the first two full weeks of November.
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Redefining Winning (and Losing)

Redefining Winning (and Losing)
Friday, March 9, 2018
This is educational athletics. It’s about learning far, far more than about winning ...
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And the 2018 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2018 BOTF Winner is ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Neighbors present and past filled Buchanan’s gym a week ago to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the school’s 1978 Class C boys basketball championship. In their midst, another champion built its case to make the community proud once again.
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Battle of the Fans VII: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans VII: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Three finalists have shown us this month why they should win the Battle of the Fans VII championship. But we need your help deciding which should be called the state's best student cheering section for 2017-18.
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Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class A

Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class A
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The MHSAA has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a halftime ceremony during the Class C Boys Baske...
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No Place Buchanan’s Herd Would Rather Be

No Place Buchanan’s Herd Would Rather Be
Monday, February 19, 2018
Cailin Gunn was new at Buchanan entering eighth grade, and she was shy. What’s more, eighth graders in her district are housed in the same building as the high schoolers, which understandably could be intimidating.  She went to only one basketball game that ...
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