Flint Loses a Coaching Jewel (Flint Journal)

Flint Loses a Coaching Jewel (Flint Journal)
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Flint sports community lost a longtime contributor Monday, and one that no doubt left heavy hearts all over Michigan. Longtime Flint Powers Catholic coach Jack Pratt died at the age of 84.
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Cutting Kids

Cutting Kids
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
As an athlete, I dreaded the days.  Even when I was a returning starter, I approached with anxiety the page taped to the locker room door that would indicate who made the high school basketball team . . .
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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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Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 5 in Review
Monday, September 24, 2012
Fall officially is upon us. And so is the home stretch of another MHSAA football regular season. So far, one team has qualified for the postseason. Another 73 can do so with a victory this week. And that's only part of the excitement, as many still have chances at leag...
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Did you see that? (9/17-9/23)

Did you see that? (9/17-9/23)
Monday, September 24, 2012
The crowning of a new MHSAA soccer scoring champion and some statewide showdowns in golf and volleyball headline the best of the week that was Sept. 17-23.
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From the President: State of Soccer

From the President: State of Soccer
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Petoskey boys and girls soccer coach Zach Jonker, the first-year president of the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association, talked with us Friday about all things MHSAA soccer – past, present and future.
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Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero

Broncos, Panthers Rally for Vulcans Hero
Friday, September 21, 2012
Both North Branch football coach Patrick Forster and Birch Run coach Chris Gilliam remember facing Travis Mills when he suited up for the opposing Vassar Vulcans as a talented running back just short of a decade ago.  And that made them more than glad to help out ...
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MHSA(Q&)A: Soccer Coaches President Zach Jonker

MHSA(Q&)A: Soccer Coaches President Zach Jonker
Friday, September 21, 2012
Petoskey coach Zach Jonker leads both the boys and girls programs and also is in his first year as president of the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association. He discusses the state of high school soccer, and especially in regards to the advent of the U.S. Soccer ...
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No. 1 Worries

No. 1 Worries
Friday, September 21, 2012
At the middle school level, coaches have an opportunity to look down the bench for substitutes without first looking up at the scoreboard.
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A Game for Every Fan: Week 5

A Game for Every Fan: Week 5
Friday, September 21, 2012
Some of the strongest followings of high school football in this state take place in some of our smallest communities. And some of Michigan's smallest towns should see some of the best games of this week, the midpoint of the 2012 regular season.
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Five for 50: Record Remains Golden

Five for 50: Record Remains Golden
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tom Essenburg remembers one night 50 years ago like it was just last Friday. A half-century later, his five interceptions that evening in Holland still stand as the record for one player in one game in MHSAA history. 
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Finalists Named for Miss Volleyball

Finalists Named for Miss Volleyball
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association has announced its finalists for this season's Miss Volleyball award, which will be given to a senior during the week of the MHSAA Finals, beginning Nov. 12. This is the 11th year of the award. Farmington Hills...
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View these highlights on MHSAA.tv

View these highlights on MHSAA.tv
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Looking for something to watch on your computer screen while you're supposed to be hard at work? We've got 10 football, five soccer and four volleyball games -- plus this week's School Broadcast Program highlights -- all from MHSAA.tv.
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'Girls Night Out' Takes over Stadium

'Girls Night Out' Takes over Stadium
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A crowd of roughly 1,200 fans – including more than 700 students – loaded into Muskegon Mona Shores' football stadium on Sept. 5. It was a typical football night. And this was a typical football crowd. But Sept. 5 was a Wednesday. And the four teams playin...
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Week 5 Football Playoff Listing

Week 5 Football Playoff Listing
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Here is a list of Michigan High School Athletic Association football playing schools, displaying their win-loss records and playoff averages through the fourth week of the season.
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Preserving A Place

Preserving A Place
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
These parents were almost sick with worry that if their sons and daughters did not play one sport year-round, starting now, they wouldn’t make the team in high school.
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Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review

Drive for Detroit: Week 4 in Review
Monday, September 17, 2012
Most conferences in Michigan have between six and eight teams, and all start each season with hopes of ending up number one. In a few weeks, showdowns to determine those top teams will take place all over the state. But in the meantime, the leg work must be done to se...
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Did you see that? (9/10-9/16)

Did you see that? (9/10-9/16)
Monday, September 17, 2012
One of the state's premier regular-season cross country events plus some big-time volleyball in the Upper Peninsula highlight the non-football highlights from the week that was Sept. 10-16.
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What's going on in this picture?

What's going on in this picture?
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Yes, that's a volleyball game. And yep, that's a football field to the side and the track underneath. Those are obvious observations. To find out more, check back with Second Half this week. 
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