If these are pivotal times in school sports – and I believe they are – we must, if we are to make the most of these times, remember the skills that many of us worked on when we played basketball . . . The pivot.
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A recent blog (“Troubling Transfers”) brought us several responses where the writer had student-specific issues, to which we do not respond here.
The 2011-12 school year marks the 10th consecutive year of no increase in MHSAA Regional tournament tickets for football and boys and girls basketball . . .
School sports have survived two World Wars, the Korean War and Vietnam, as well as the Great Depression and multiple recessions.
Michigan’s welcoming foreign exchange program network and the MHSAA’s accommodating rules have caused there to be more placements in Michigan schools than any other state during each of the last two school years.
The most troublesome aspect of the transfer regulation is that it does not stop or penalize all transfers that are primarily for athletic reasons.
If a school returns a concussed athlete to play without an MD or DO’s written authorization, that school has used an ineligible athlete and the result of the contest is a forfeit. We’ve got a rule; and it’s got teeth.
Teachers have been back for days, and the kids have been bored for weeks. Finally, teachers can teach and students can learn.
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.