Entries for 'Buchanan'

And the 2020 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2020 BOTF Winner is ...
Friday, February 21, 2020
A standard for Michigan’s high school student cheering sections has been set over nine years of Battle of the Fans. Carter Aalfs has been part of it almost from the start.
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Battle of the Fans IX: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans IX: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
This year's Battle of the Fans IX finalists have shown us over the last two weeks more than enough to prove they should be considered among Michigan's top high school student cheering sections.   Now we're asking you over the next two days to help us determin...
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Have you Herd? Buchanan Tradition Lives On

Have you Herd? Buchanan Tradition Lives On
Friday, February 14, 2020
Every year cheering in Buchanan High School’s student section is different – a different mix of students guarantees a different leadership style, different ideas and different levels of creativity. But let’s not confuse different with new. Buchanan ha...
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Battle of the Fans IX: Meet the Finalists

Battle of the Fans IX: Meet the Finalists
Monday, January 27, 2020
An annual power boasting two title banners, another return finalist that impressed for the first time a year ago, and one of the earliest contenders in contest history have earned opportunities to vie for the MHSAA's “Battle of the Fans IX” championship reco...
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BOTF IX: Time to Show Us Your Best

BOTF IX: Time to Show Us Your Best
Monday, January 13, 2020
Congratulations, Battle of the Fans IX semifinalists. You've made it to the "Challenge Round."  Consider this quite an accomplishment – but also an incredible opportunity to give the rest of Michigan an inside look at why your student section should be ...
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Photos: Top Shooters & Award Winners

Photos: Top Shooters & Award Winners
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The MHSAA Girls & Boys Basketball Finals the last two weekends showed off many of the best teams and players who took the courts across Michigan this winter. The championships also provided an opportunity to celebrate a few more accomplishments with the Basketball ...
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Forsythe Honorees Led with Statewide View

Forsythe Honorees Led with Statewide View
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Both Jim Derocher and Fred Smith served thousands of students locally over decades of service and provided statewide contributions that continue to guide educational athletics in Michigan today. In recognition of their dedication, Derocher and Smith have been named the...
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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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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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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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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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Hoops History Filled with District Stunners

Hoops History Filled with District Stunners
Friday, March 9, 2018
Despite healthy eating habits, lots of exercise, plenty of sleep, appropriate amounts of water, brain teasers, and blood pressure medicine – all those things that should, hopefully, extend a life – occasionally, our last breath arrives before the awarding of...
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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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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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BOTF VII Finalists, Tour Dates Announced

BOTF VII Finalists, Tour Dates Announced
Monday, January 29, 2018
Two repeat finalists and a past champion have earned the opportunity to vie for the MHSAA's “Battle of the Fans VII” title recognizing the top high school student cheering section in Michigan, as awarded by its Student Advisory Council.  Boyne City, ...
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BOTF Semifinalists: Accept the Challenge

BOTF Semifinalists: Accept the Challenge
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The bigger battle is coming. Contenders now must prove they are up to the challenge. Nine student cheering sections from MHSAA member schools have been selected to continue on in this year’s “Battle of the Fans VII” contest by taking part in an inaugu...
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Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful

Preview: Mix of Familiar and Hopeful
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Three reigning champions will return to MHSAA Volleyball Finals weekend beginning Thursday at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena. Also making the trip are eight teams that have never won an MHSAA title. And it's guaranteed at least one of those hopefuls will get the chance, ...
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Senior-driven Bucks Living the 'Dream'

Senior-driven Bucks Living the 'Dream'
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Buchanan may never have another class of volleyball players like the one winding down its final high school season for the Class B third-ranked Bucks this fall. In her 13th year coaching the team, Lisa Holok isn’t taking it for granted.
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