Taking full-body slams by media who have less than half the facts is not just a nuisance to the MHSAA, it’s disparaging to the goodness of the school sports brand.
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During the 2016-17 school year, there will be two new opportunities for MHSAA member schools to consider with respect to cooperative programs.
While the Executive Committee starts the consideration of every case with a bias toward helping the student, the Executive Committee does not accept as a blanket excuse, “It wasn’t the student’s fault.”
Without getting into the policies and procedures, here is what the NFHS says about the philosophy of sanctioning interstate athletic events:
Every policy described in the current Handbook got there as a response to people wanting more rules or recommendations . . .
Each time I perform this task, I am reminded how differently school sports operates in Michigan compared to non-school sports.
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.