Did you notice what is missing in all the stories about the University of Michigan’s 2009 survey of teen drug use?
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As we turn the page from our 2009 wall calendars or click our electronic calendars forward to 2010, the people in the work of school sports do so with a sense that 2010 may be like nothing we’ve ever seen before.
If you haven’t done so many times already, click on MHSAA Network at the top of the MHSAA.com homepage. Here you will find a large part of the nation’s most comprehensive video coverage of high school athletics.
Probably, it would be wisest not to blog about religion . . . But nevertheless, I’m going to; and I’ve chosen a holy day in the cold of winter to write about this hot topic.
There is only one statewide high school association in the United States that has designed its own coaches education program and delivers it directly, face to face, to middle and high school head coaches across the state.
Think of school sports as a savings account. For years and years, the program has made deposits in terms of trust and credibility. Students revered their coaches, often giving coaches credit for putting them on the path to good citizenship and a healthier lifestyle.
Fifteen schools have indicated preliminary intentions to conduct eight-player varsity football programs in the fall of 2010.
As reported in an earlier blog (Oct. 30, 2009), one of the topics the MHSAA Representative Council asked to be discussed this school year is the minimum frequency that should be required of member schools for checking student-athletes’ academic progress.
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.