Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview
Monday, February 25, 2019
Anyone who has followed high school basketball has felt the difference in the gym between the regular season and playoff time. Everything starts fresh tonight for Michigan’s boys hoops teams. But there’s added urgency as well with Districts tipping off all ...
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DCC Wins Power-Packed Rematch in D1

DCC Wins Power-Packed Rematch in D1
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Tony Greathouse has built one of the state’s elite wrestling programs at Brighton over the past six years.  Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, the state’s most elite program currently resides in their division.
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Rematch of Rivals Goes Dundee's Way

Rematch of Rivals Goes Dundee's Way
Saturday, February 23, 2019
One of the things that makes the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals special is that a wrestler can be a hero for his team and make a real difference by taking a "good" loss.  That's exactly what happened for the Dundee Vikings in their Division 3 championship match again...
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Hudson Remains Team to Beat in D4

Hudson Remains Team to Beat in D4
Saturday, February 23, 2019
When Scott Marry took over the wrestling duties at Hudson High School 31 years ago, he knew he had to build a foundation to make his program a success.  He had to get his Tigers young and prepare them for the demands of wrestling, knowing that someday they would p...
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Lowell Sets Record With 6th Straight Title

Lowell Sets Record With 6th Straight Title
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Jeff Leach was in a familiar place as he stepped onto the mat with a chance to clinch the MHSAA Division 2 wrestling team title for Lowell.  In 2017, Leach clinched the Red Arrows’ fourth straight title with a decision against Warren Woods-Tower. And Saturda...
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Petoskey Racing for Record Title Streak

Petoskey Racing for Record Title Streak
Saturday, February 23, 2019
The Petoskey boys ski team is no stranger to being king of the hill. However, one more ascension to the summit will put the Northmen in exclusive company.
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Team Wrestling Finals Take Flight at Wings

Team Wrestling Finals Take Flight at Wings
Friday, February 22, 2019
Thirty-two teams, more than 9,000 spectators and 60 to 75 volunteers will converge at Wings Event Center this weekend for the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals. Volunteers gathered at the venue Thursday, setting up two of the three arenas and making sure everything was in wo...
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Performance: Gaylord's Reagan Olli

Performance: Gaylord's Reagan Olli
Friday, February 22, 2019
Despite a broken left wrist, and cast covering it, Gaylord junior Reagan Olli won the giant slalom at the Division 2 Regional at Nub’s Nob in a two-run 54.94, and also qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the slalom in earning the Michigan Army National Guard Perform...
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/19

Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/19
Friday, February 22, 2019
More league championships were awarded Thursday as boys basketball teams finished up their regular season and girls teams closed in on the final week of theirs – and we’re also glad to especially highlight an impressive United Sports effort that brought more...
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D2 Preview: Red Arrows Target Record

D2 Preview: Red Arrows Target Record
Friday, February 22, 2019
Three wrestling teams in MHSAA history have won five straight Finals championships. This weekend, Lowell will attempt to become the first to push its winning streak to six.
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D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets

D1 Preview: Power-Packed Brackets
Friday, February 22, 2019
This weekend’s Division 1 team wrestling field at Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center is power-packed again, and that might be an understatement. Detroit Catholic Central is wrestling for its third straight Division 1 title, but four other teams that have won at...
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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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D3 Preview: Spoilers Look to Advance

D3 Preview: Spoilers Look to Advance
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Dundee and Richmond have met in seven of the last nine Division 3 Wrestling Finals, and it’s hardly a shock they are the top-seeded teams heading into this weekend at Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center. But there are potential spoilers waiting.
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D4 Preview: Seeds Shuffle Contenders

D4 Preview: Seeds Shuffle Contenders
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Hudson and New Lothrop have met in the Division 4 Wrestling Final five straight seasons, and one of those two teams has won the championship in this division a decade running. But if seeds are correct this weekend, there will be some significant shake-up come Saturday ...
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Adrian Madison's Isom Leads at All Levels

Adrian Madison's Isom Leads at All Levels
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Over more than three decades, Adrian Madison athletic director Kris Isom has taken on responsibilities not only in her league and regionally, but statewide as a member of the MHSAA Representative Council – in addition to her athletic department responsibilities at...
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Coldwater's McGuire Focused on Final Goal

Coldwater's McGuire Focused on Final Goal
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Four year ago, Gage McGuire sat down with his mother, Carrie, and made a list of high school basketball goals. That piece of paper is still hanging on his bedroom wall, and nearly all the items have been checked. “Looking back on it, I can’t thank her enoug...
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Be the Referee: You Make the Call

Be the Referee: You Make the Call
Thursday, February 21, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis takes us through a "You Make the Call" scenario in basketball.
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Today in the MHSAA: 2/21/19

Today in the MHSAA: 2/21/19
Thursday, February 21, 2019
A championship capper to an incredible turnaround season and a bowling title sweep topped a highlight-filled Wednesday across the state.
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Coach Leads with Same Drive, New Perspective

Coach Leads with Same Drive, New Perspective
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Colleen Nagel can only shake her head when one of her former Grand Rapids Catholic Central basketball players offers an observation after dropping by a Cougars practice. Now in her 30th year of coaching, and first season of her second stint at Catholic Central, the for...
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Lessons From Banner Run Still Ring True

Lessons From Banner Run Still Ring True
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
With one stoplight and a host of small businesses that line Main Street, Mio is well known for its access to the AuSable River and its high school sports team.  And like so many small towns across America, the school is the main focal point of the community. Mio i...
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