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School sports is a team sport. It’s adults working together to allow students to learn and grow in a variety of activities.
Seeding is such an imperfect art . . . that it is more of a publicity stunt than it is a science on which to structure a tournament.
Actually, the greatest threat to the future of school sports is from the self-inflicted wounds by local school district boards of education.
The fact that there was no seeding proposal even considered by the MHSAA Basketball Committee this year is indicative of two facts . . .
It wasn’t a bad call in Michigan that caused MSU’s loss in Mississippi. It wasn’t even a tough call for us; it was the only call.
School sports enjoy a standing in our communities and a status in our local media that non-school sports can’t come close to.
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.