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UP Schools Big & Small Find Multi-Sport Success

UP Schools Big & Small Find Multi-Sport Success
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
It should not come as a surprise that the Class A school with the highest percentage of multi-sport athletes has an athletic director who lived that life. Alex Tiseo, athletic director at Marquette High School, received 15 varsity letters while he was a student at the ...
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Participation Again Outpaces Population

Participation Again Outpaces Population
Monday, August 26, 2019
For the third straight school year, Michigan in 2018-19 had the eighth-most participants in high school sports nationally according to statistics recently released by the National Federation of State High School Associations, again outpacing the state’s natio...
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43 Percent of Athletes are Multi-Sport

43 Percent of Athletes are Multi-Sport
Monday, August 19, 2019
Nearly 43 percent of athletes at MHSAA member high schools continued to participate in two or more sports in 2018-19, according to the Multi-Sport Participation Survey, reinforcing similar data collected for the first time two years ago.
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Pay-to-Play Use Hovers at 50 percent

Pay-to-Play Use Hovers at 50 percent
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Half of MHSAA member high schools continued to assess sports participation fees during the 2018-19 school year, according to a survey that has measured the prevalence of charging students to help fund interscholastic athletics annually over the last 15 years.
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Participation Remains Steady in 2018-19

Participation Remains Steady in 2018-19
Thursday, July 18, 2019
MHSAA member schools continued to experience a decade-long decline in enrollment in 2018-19, and participation across 28 sports for which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments also decreased slightly. However, while the drop in enrollment was 1.28 percent from the p...
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MI Participation Ahead of National Pace

MI Participation Ahead of National Pace
Monday, September 10, 2018
Michigan had the eighth-most participants in high school sports nationally for the second straight year in 2017-18, again outpacing the state’s national ranking of 10th for total number of residents of high school age.
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Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark

Multi-Sport Survey Helps Set Benchmark
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Nearly 43 percent of athletes at MHSAA member high schools participated in more than one sport during the 2017-18 school year, according to the first-ever Multi-Sport Participation Survey conducted this spring and inspired by the work of the MHSAA’s Task Force on ...
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Pay-to-Play Down Slightly, Survey Shows

Pay-to-Play Down Slightly, Survey Shows
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Slightly less than 50 percent of MHSAA member high schools assessed sports participation fees during the 2017-18 school year, according to an annual survey that enjoyed its highest response rate in 14 years of measuring the prevalence of charging students to help fund i...
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Participation Rises to 4-Year High

Participation Rises to 4-Year High
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
While enrollment in MHSAA member high schools saw another slight dip in 2017-18, participation in the 28 sports for which the MHSAA sponsors postseason tournaments rose to its highest point since 2013-14. A total of 284,920 participants competed in MHSAA-sponsored spor...
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Participation Again Outpaces Population

Participation Again Outpaces Population
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Michigan had the eighth-most participants in high school sports nationally in 2016-17 according to statistics released this week, again besting Michigan’s national ranking for total number of residents of high school age, which fell from ninth to 10th according to...
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Use of Participate Fees Falls in 2016-17

Use of Participate Fees Falls in 2016-17
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Just under half of high schools responding to an annual MHSAA survey assessed participation fees to help fund interscholastic athletics in 2016-17, making it the first school year since 2009-10 that fewer than 50 percent of respondents reported not charging student...
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Participation Stays Above Enrollment Dip

Participation Stays Above Enrollment Dip
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Enrollment in Michigan High School Athletic Association member high schools continued a trend of slight declines in 2016-17. But participation in sports held firm as records were set in three of the 28 sports for which postseason tournaments are sponsored by the MHSAA.
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Participation Again Bests Population Rank

Participation Again Bests Population Rank
Thursday, August 11, 2016
For the eighth straight year, Michigan ranked seventh nationally in high school sports participation, according to statistics for the 2015-16 school year released recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations. That level of participation con...
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Pay-to-Play's Extent Unchanged in 15-16

Pay-to-Play's Extent Unchanged in 15-16
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The percentage of Michigan High School Athletic Association high schools that assessed participation fees to help fund interscholastic athletics held steady at 51.5 percent in 2015-16 for the second straight school year after reaching a high of nearly 57 percent two yea...
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Participation Rises in 2015-16

Participation Rises in 2015-16
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Despite another slight decline in enrollment at member high schools for the 2015-16 school year, participation in sports rose for the first time since 2010-11 as a total of 284,227 participants took part in the 28 sports for which postseason tournaments are sponsored by...
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Michigan Again 7th for Participation

Michigan Again 7th for Participation
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
For the seventh straight year, Michigan ranked seventh nationally in high school sports participation, according to statistics for the 2014-15 school year released recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations. 
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Despite Overall Dip, 8 Sports Add Athletes

Despite Overall Dip, 8 Sports Add Athletes
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Eight high school sports for which postseason tournaments are sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association enjoyed gains in participation during the 2014-15 school year.  However, total participation in MHSAA sports decreased slightly for the fourth ...
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Participation Ranks 7th Nationally

Participation Ranks 7th Nationally
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
For the sixth straight year, Michigan ranked seventh nationally in high school sports participation, according to statistics for the 2013-14 school year released recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
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Records Set Despite Overall Participation Dip

Records Set Despite Overall Participation Dip
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Participation in high school sports in which postseason tournaments are sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association decreased slightly for the third straight school year in 2013-14, following a continuing trend of declining member school enrollments. ...
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Michigan 7th on Nat'l Participation List

Michigan 7th on Nat'l Participation List
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
For the fifth straight year, Michigan ranked seventh nationally in high school sports participation, according to statistics for the 2012-13 school year released recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations. That level of participation cont...
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