As I have prepared for October’s Update Meetings at seven sites across Michigan, I returned for guidance to the following words that were actually handed out at the 2007 meetings, titled “From Contradictions to Consensus”:
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We appreciate that the soul of high school sports is in local communities and their cross-town or cross-county rivalries.
Tomorrow may be just the first day of autumn, but we are already far into the fall season of school sports in Michigan. Here are some early observations:
Here’s a piece from the Athletic Business Newswire (Aug. 19, 2010) that underscores the importance of our sportsmanship efforts.
We need to put our foot back on the gas pedal of good sportsmanship in this decade. It’s not corny; it’s not trite; it’s not trivial. It’s essential to educational athletics.
Realizing the goals of even higher participation and higher standards in school sports requires not only maintaining but actually promoting essential eligibility rules.
Essential to promoting high participation with high standards in educational athletics is not only maintaining but expanding training for those who are in charge of and care for our programs.
For me, electronic media are tools to be used. For digital natives, these media just are, like the air they breathe.
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.