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MHSAA Football – 8 Player State Title and 11 Player Semifinal Review

MHSAA Football – 8 Player State Title and 11 Player Semifinal Review

It’s a busy week, so let’s take a quick look at who won state titles and who will be playing for one this weekend. 8 Player State Title Lawrence 56 Cedarville 12 Lawrence has only played 8 player football for two seasons.  They had lost 24 of 27 before making the switch.  Now, not too [...]

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MHSAA Football – 8-Player Finals and 11-Player Semifinals Preview

MHSAA Football – 8-Player Finals and 11-Player Semifinals Preview

It’s championship season!  Tonight, the 8-Player state championship will happen in Greenville.  Tomorrow will have all the state semifinals in 11 player football.  Winners this weekend will get to play at Ford Field next week for the right to call themselves champions.  Right now though, they have a tough game to play and need to [...]

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MHSAA Football – Regional Championship Results

MHSAA Football – Regional Championship Results

The regional championship round is complete.  Now, there are only 18 teams left (16 in Divisions 1-8 and two 8-Player teams.)  As for the games last week, the majority of them were very close.  Not all of them were though.  Let’s get to the game recaps from last week so we can move into the [...]

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MHSAA Football – Regional Championship Round

MHSAA Football – Regional Championship Round

Regional championship round is upon us.  Now things get really intense because there are only eight teams left in each division.  A win this week will get them into the semifinals and one step closer to Ford Field.  For many, this is one last chance at a home game and the seniors for that team [...]

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MHSAA Football – District Title Game Recaps

MHSAA Football – District Title Game Recaps

Let’s take a look at the district finals!  There were some very good and close games.  The only one that wasn’t super close in my column this week was the Lansing Sexton win over Swan Valley.  All the rest came down to closing minutes for the most part.  Making one play here or there was [...]

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MHSAA Football – District Finals Preview

MHSAA Football – District Finals Preview

It’s trophy time!  Every win from here until Thanksgiving weekend will produce a larger and larger Michigan shaped trophy.  There are SO many games this week could pass for the state championship game because of the strength of the teams.  In a bizarre scheduling quirk, some of the top rated teams are slated to play [...]

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MHSAA Football – PreDistrict Results

MHSAA Football – PreDistrict Results

There were 256 teams.  Now, half of them have traded in cleats for sneakers and jerseys for singlets.  From now on, every win will get you more hardware for the trophy case.  Before we move into the trophy round though, we should take a look at the first round of the playoffs we just finished. [...]

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MHSAA Football – Pre District Preview

MHSAA Football – Pre District Preview

Now is the time.  The playoffs have arrived and this Halloween will be a trick or treat for all the teams.  It’s time to play to the best they can and through all the bumps and bruises that have accumulated over the past nine games.  In my playoff column, I will be looking at four [...]

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MHSAA Football – Week Nine Recap

MHSAA Football – Week Nine Recap

Let’s make this short and sweet.  The playoff pairings have been announced and everyone is gearing up for that.  One last look at the regular season and then we can look into the playoffs.  And away we go! Sagin-Awesome Arthur Hill 28 Saginaw High 0 The Lumberjacks were just bigger (in size) than the Trojans.  [...]

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MHSAA Football Preview – Week Nine – End of Regular Season

MHSAA Football Preview – Week Nine – End of Regular Season

Sorry for my column being short and sweet.  My daughter ruptured both eardrums this week and I had a lot going on with the Saginaw Downtown Lions Club that I’m President of.  We had our Little Brown Jug trophy JV football game between The High and The Hill.  Next week we will return to regular [...]

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