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D2 Preview: Contenders Chasing Carlson

D2 Preview: Contenders Chasing Carlson
Friday, March 3, 2017
Saturday’s Division 2 Competitive Cheer Final will have a nice mix of familiar and new – even as the favorite is one of the most dominant powerhouses in the history of the sport. Gibraltar Carlson has won six straight championships, and Allen Park is expect...
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And the 2017 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2017 BOTF Winner is ...
Friday, February 17, 2017
When Shafer Webb and his classmates were middle schoolers, they watched the high school student section turn into a party at every Frankenmuth home game. Webb's older brother Brennan led the 2012 section that won the inaugural MHSAA Battle of the Fans. And, of course, ...
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Battle of the Fans VI: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans VI: Vote Now
Monday, February 13, 2017
The best Michigan high school student cheering sections have shown us their best over the last four weeks. Now it's your turn to tell us which of those final five has earned the title Battle of the Fans VI champion.
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5 Ways Charlotte’s Flight Club Soars

5 Ways Charlotte’s Flight Club Soars
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
“One night to become State Champions.” On social media and written at the bottom of its itinerary for the night, Charlotte’s Flight Club made perfectly clear what Saturday’s Battle of the Fans visit meant to a student section that while only a f...
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#BOTF VI: Finalists Ready for 'Battle'

#BOTF VI: Finalists Ready for 'Battle'
Monday, January 9, 2017
Last year’s champion is back. So is the first to hoist a Battle of the Fans banner. And sticking with the familiar, two more past contenders are looking to take the final step and be named Michigan’s best high school student cheering section. But watch out ...
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And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...

And the 2016 BOTF Winner is ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Cooper Kirby has a lot of people he’ll be thanking today. First, he’ll celebrate with his classmates, numbering more than 1,600 strong. Then he’ll text and call the leaders who came before him and thank them for inspiring the current "Bleacher Creatur...
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Jackson Area Efforts Net New Officials

Jackson Area Efforts Net New Officials
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Check out how Jackson area officials are restocking their ranks, plus a story of kindness between league schools, the history behind a basketball celebration and a couple of follow-ups on past Second Half features. 
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Battle of the Fans V: Vote Now

Battle of the Fans V: Vote Now
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
We’ve seen two Great Lakes, crisscrossed the Lower Peninsula and crossed Mackinac Bridge twice in search of Michigan’s top high school student cheering section – and returned to tell (and show video) of the tales. Now it's your turn to vote for your f...
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Charlotte 'Flight Club' Shows it can Soar

Charlotte 'Flight Club' Shows it can Soar
Monday, February 15, 2016
The time was right last winter. Charlotte’s student body was ready to take flight. All it needed were leaders to show the way. And a few snow days to prepare for lift off.
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Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class B

Scholars and Athletes 2016: Class B
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program. Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremon...
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#BOTF V: Make Way for a New Champion

#BOTF V: Make Way for a  New Champion
Monday, January 11, 2016
The second-largest and arguably strongest pool of applicants in Battle of the Fans history made it especially hard for members of the MHSAA Student Advisory Council to pick only five finalists for this year’s competition. The result? A mix of past contenders and ...
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Legacies Created, Grow with D2 Winners

Legacies Created, Grow with D2 Winners
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Flint Kearsley can add another championship to its school bowling history. Muskegon Reeths-Puffer can add its first. After Kearsley won its second Finals team title in as many years Friday, junior Chad Stephens took home the singles title Saturday at Century Lanes in ...
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Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B

Scholars and Athletes 2015: Class B
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.   Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at halftime ceremonies of the Clas...
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To Assist and Honor Those Who Served

To Assist and Honor Those Who Served
Friday, September 7, 2012
Born into a multiple-generation U.S. Military family, Eddie Ostipow understood early the honor in serving one’s country. His father and grandfather both fought in wars on foreign soil. Tonight, as the Orioles’ football coach leads his team against Eaton Rap...
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'Hooping for a Cure' a Slam Dunk

'Hooping for a Cure' a Slam Dunk
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Charlotte High School's “Hooping for a Cure” players vs. teachers basketball games began as a way for teacher and coach Brent Crossman to honor his mom and raise money for the American Cancer Society. But this month’s game, the fifth in what is now an...
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Bowling Finals: Ready to Roll

Bowling Finals: Ready to Roll
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Few MHSAA sports end with as many unexpected champions as emerge at the Bowling Finals, which will be contested this weekend at four sites around the state. Here is our rundown of some of the favorites in each division -- and guesses at a few surprises as well.
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