fall sports
July 31, 2020

Fall Sports Updates for MHSAA, IHSA

Two state high school athletic organizations have announced decisions in its efforts to restart athletic activities safely — including moving the fall sports schedule to the springtime. On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) rel...

June 1, 2020

MHSAA offers guidance on return of high school sports

A new guidance document issued by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) offers a gradual three-phase plan to safely reopen schools and athletics in the state. The 12-page outline issued on Friday, May 29 was highlighted by the MHSA...

May 15, 2018

Michigan adopts tougher rules for student-athlete transfers

Michigan's athletic association announced this week it adopted stricter rules for student-athletes who transfer high schools to play sports. Transfers previously were required to sit out one semester, but the Michigan High School Athletic Associat...

August 8, 2017

Michigan announces concussion numbers from 2016-17 school year

From the MHSAA The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools as it continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made t...

January 4, 2017

Petition asks Michigan association for competitive balance

A former Michigan prep football coach has started a petition asking the state's athletic association to consider measures that would create more competitive balance between public and private schools. The effort was started by Chad Phillips who, ...

July 22, 2016

Study: Limits on football practice contact making a big difference

Limiting contact during high school football practices was undoubtedly going to reduce head-impact exposure for athletes, but we were unsure just how much. Now, we finally have an idea. [caption id="attachment_14682" align="alignright" width="...

May 3, 2016

Mich. reports concussion numbers for winter prep sports season

From the MHSAA The Michigan High School Athletic Association has found through collection of preliminary data that fewer than 2% of its more than 70,000 winter student-athletes experienced potential concussions during the season that concluded in...

January 14, 2016

Michigan creates task force on multi-sport participation

From the MHSAA Noting growing concerns for the health risks to young people who specialize too early and narrowly on a single sport, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is creating a task force to work throughout 2016 on promoting the be...