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Staying Ahead of a Busy High School Life

Staying Ahead of a Busy High School Life
Friday, January 18, 2013
Juggling homework, sports, friends, jobs, family and more can be a challenge for any high school student athlete, regardless of how much he or she has chosen to take on.  In this week's Student Advisory Council Sound-Off, Pinconning junior Zachary Nine offers some...
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You Can Create a Thriving Cheer Section

You Can Create a Thriving Cheer Section
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This time last year, I spent an entire cold winter evening alone in my room on the computer watching the surprisingly large number of Battle of the Fans entries. I remember being amazed not only by the number of entries, as it was the first year of BOTF, but by the spir...
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SAC Sound-Off: One Team, One Community

SAC Sound-Off: One Team, One Community
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Matt Freeman grew up around Owosso football and has family roots in his small town going back more than 100 years. And he experienced the full force of his community's support while helping the Trojans to their first playoff win. 
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Meet the 2012-13 Student Advisory Council

Meet the 2012-13 Student Advisory Council
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Each fall, the MHSAA Student Advisory Council is featured in a video version of its belief statement. Meet this school year's members and find out what they are striving to promote. 
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SAC Sound-Off: Glad to be an AD's Son

SAC Sound-Off: Glad to be an AD's Son
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Manistique junior Coby Ryan is in a rare situation for a high school athlete as the son of his school's athletic director. But that's given him a much broader understanding of the ins and outs that make high school athletics go.
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SAC Sound-Off: Drawing the Line at Our First Summit

SAC Sound-Off: Drawing the Line at Our First Summit
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The MHSAA Sportsmanship Summit season kicked off Monday in Lansing, and Swan Valley junior Kiersten Mead tells us about her first experience leading a student discussion on issues they all may face.
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SAC Sound-Off: Don't Forget Those Underdogs

SAC Sound-Off: Don't Forget Those Underdogs
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
First-year SAC member Madeleine Martindale tells us about a teammate who worked her way up from underdog to front of the line, and asks fans to keep those hard workers in mind when cheering on the favorites.
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SAC Sounding Off in 2012-13

SAC Sounding Off in 2012-13
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
We get it. We were the students once upon a time as well -- and sometimes, or maybe most of them, you'd much rather hear from one of your peers than another teacher or administrator telling you what's what.
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SAC Sound-Off: Now we're the seniors

SAC Sound-Off: Now we're the seniors
Thursday, June 21, 2012
For our final Student Advisory Council Sound-off of the 2011-12 school year, we asked our juniors -- now seniors-to-be -- what they are looking forward to most about 2012-13.
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SAC Sound-Off: Seniors Say Good-Bye

SAC Sound-Off: Seniors Say Good-Bye
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
All over Michigan during the last three weeks, seniors have been finishing up their high school athletic careers -- some to next play at the college level, most to continue as students only, but armed with a book full of memories and lessons learned on the field.
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SAC Sound-off: What did you learn?

SAC Sound-off: What did you learn?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
So why be part of the MHSAA Student Advisory Council? It looks great on a college application, and it's a lot of fun. But our members also picked up some important perspectives this school year.
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SAC Sound-off: Leaving Town, Leaving Something Behind

SAC Sound-off: Leaving Town, Leaving Something Behind
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Rudyard senior Tyler Wilson passes on a few final pieces of advice both to those who will join the MHSAA Student Advisory Council this fall, and all students who will come back to another school year filled with opportunities to leave their marks.
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SAC Sound-off: Familiar Opponent

SAC Sound-off: Familiar Opponent
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A softball game two weeks ago gave two MHSAA Student Advisory Council members from opposing schools an opportunity for friendly competition.
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SAC Sound-off: Lessons Taught

SAC Sound-off: Lessons Taught
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Student Advisory Council members passed on lessons they imparted to teammates in 2011-12.
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SAC Sound-off: Who do you cheer for most?

SAC Sound-off: Who do you cheer for most?
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
When it comes to following sports, almost all of our SAC members do their heaviest rooting for college teams.
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SAC Sound-off: It’s not about Perfection

SAC Sound-off: It’s not about Perfection
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
High school sports taught this MHSAA champion the true meaning of "practice makes perfect."
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SAC Sound-off: The State of Sportsmanship

SAC Sound-off: The State of Sportsmanship
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
This week, we asked our MHSAA Student Advisory Council -- made up of athletes representing nearly every sport the MHSAA sponsors -- if they've seen more or less sportsmanship during their high school sports careers.
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SAC Sound-off: Meet Owosso's Matt Freeman

SAC Sound-off: Meet Owosso's Matt Freeman
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The Owosso three-sport junior stands tall as an athlete and a leader.
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SAC Sound-off: Meet Kevin Beazley

SAC Sound-off: Meet Kevin Beazley
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
We introduce Kevin Beazley, one of the state's top wrestlers and a senior on the MHSAA Student Advisory Council.
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SAC Sound-off: Meet Evan Lamb

SAC Sound-off: Meet Evan Lamb
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
He’s coming off an excellent winter that included helping his team to the Division 4 Team Wrestling Quarterfinals.
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