This week’s show features the championship defensive effort shown by the Saginaw Heritage girls basketball team, passes out a Game Ball to 2018 Charles E. Forsythe Award winner Gary Ellis, discusses how officials are chosen for tournament assignments in the "Be The Referee" segment and closes with a Perspective on sports and the game of life.
The 5-minute program, powered by MI Student Aid, leads off each week with feature stories from around the state from the MHSAA’s Second Half or network affiliates. "Be The Referee," a 60-second look at the fine art of officiating, comes in the middle of the show and is followed by a closing MHSAA "Perspective."
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March 16: Farmington United girls gymnastics, value of a high school game ticket - Listen
March 9: Division 4 bowling champions' journeys, new sites for MHSAA Wrestling Finals - Listen
March 2: Buchanan's student section "Herd," Good Optics/Bad Optics - Listen
February 23: Eaton Rapids wrestler Austin O’Hearon, upcoming winter championship schedule of live streaming on MHSAA.tv - Listen
February 16: Muskegon Oakridge girls basketball standout Sophia Wiard, late MHSAA Executive Director Vern Norris - Listen
February 9: Women In Sports Leadership Award winner Meg Seng, MHSAA rules' member-driven nature - Listen
February 2: Dundee wrestler Brandon Whitman, college basketball's intrusion on winter Friday nights - Listen
January 26: Holland West Ottawa swimmer Derek Maas, notes from around the state - Listen
January 19: Ewen-Trout Creek basketball star Jake Witt, Battle of the Fans VII semifinalists - Listen
January 12: 2018 Women In Sports Leadership conference, referees being driven from the game - Listen
January 5: Battle of the Fans VII, "JordanVille" featuring Fennville's Richie Jordan - Listen
December 22: Public Address Announcers Clinic, 2017's most memorable moments - Listen
December 15: Centreville girls basketball, shout-outs to a pair of long-time high school sports figures battling health issues - Listen
December 8: Muskegon quarterback La'Darius Jefferson, unnecessary high school football combines - Listen
December 1: Ottawa Lake Whiteford's MHSAA football title, technology bringing more coverage to MHSAA.tv - Listen
November 24: Central Lake's MHSAA football title, selling 8-player football to 11-player communities - Listen
November 17: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer's 1992 Class A champion football team, a full weekend of NFHS broadcasts - Listen
November 10: Lansing Catholic cross country runner Olivia Theis, 30 years of MHSAA Football Playoff memories - Listen
November 3: Traverse City West golfer Anika Dy, perps and vics in high school sports - Listen
October 27: Pinckney football's Marcus Ford, MHSAA's evolving record book - Listen
October 20: Retired Menominee football coach Ken Hofer and Farmington Hills Harrison football coach John Harrington - Listen
October 13: Sturgis girls golf, Homecomings and another sign of the apocalypse in youth sports - Listen
October 6: Portage Central soccer's Minh Le, college basketball’s shoe scandal - Listen
September 29: Lincoln Alcona soccer keeper Conner McCoy, sportsmanship on the soccer field and cross country course - Listen
September 22: Pontiac Notre Dame Prep's Maddy Chinn, the business that is youth sports - Listen
September 15: Helpful directions in cross country, why sportsmanship resonates - Listen
September 8: Watervliet quarterback Zach Pickens, "High School Football Night" in America - Listen
September 1: Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart girls cross country, correcting a report on the health of Michigan high school football - Listen
August 25: 2016-17 head injury report, return of official Steve Johnson - Listen
This week's edition introduces the 35th MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Awards, presents Game Balls to high achievers in volleyball, swimming and cross country; and highlights a Grass Lake quarterback gaining national fame for his singing voice.
"This Week in High School Sports" is powered by MI Student Aid, a part of the Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning located within the Michigan Department of Treasury.
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Sept. 14: Athletic director education, MHSAA video library - Listen
Sept. 7: Adjustments to 11-player football, boys soccer Finals schedules - Listen
Aug. 31: New out-of-state opponents rules, football record book updates - Listen
Aug. 24: MHSAA.com coverage ramps up, "Made in Michigan" tells us where they are now - Listen