There is no single solution that can quickly reverse these negative trends in school-based basketball and other school sports.
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Here is where education prevails over entertainment in interscholastic athletics. Here is where philosophy of athletics is more in tune with the mission of the school.
We have always maintained that there is at least as much potential for school-based sports to benefit both kids and their schools at the junior high/middle school level as at the high school.
If the program has no room for a student today, why would we ever expect that student or his/her parents will support our programs tomorrow?
What are the things we should be doing now that may not show immediate results, but are essential for securing a future for school-sponsored sports?
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.