In anticipation of visiting our son and his wife who both teach in China, my wife and I have been “studying” the country.
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During each October for more than 20 years, we’ve invited attendees at MHSAA Update Meetings across Michigan to register their opinions on proposed changes in MHSAA programs, policies and procedures.
Apparently it was Rufus Miles, an aide to Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson, who first said: “Where you stand depends on where you sit.”
This is not the Big Ten, NBA, NFL, NHL or Major League Baseball, where a small number of contests, participants and officials can be thoroughly scrutinized from a central office every week.
No sooner did smoking tobacco products become illegal indoors in most settings in this state than the irrepressible tobacco industry found another way to keep us hooked.
It happens two or three times each school year. A rule is violated and a forfeit occurs, causing a school to be removed from an MHSAA tournament.
Perhaps you’ve noticed that the MHSAA has an official beverage. It’s Country Fresh chocolate milk. This comes at a time when sport and energy drinks are under close scrutiny and growing criticism.
I was listening to a radio sports talk show while driving to a speaking engagement last week. Several callers wondered why the high school football playoffs are not seeded . . .
From the Director is the official MHSAA Blog which will touch on pertinent school sports topics periodically throughout the school year from various MHSAA Staff.