IT BEGINS THIS WEEK – The first MHSAA Championships of the 2013-14 school year are scheduled for Wednesday, when the Upper Peninsula Girls Tennis Finals take place at Kinsgford (Div. 1) and Ishpeming Westwood (Div. 2). The first tournament activity in the Lower Peninsula takes place next week with Regionals in Girls Golf and Boys Tennis
The first qualifiers for the MHSAA Football Playoffs were plugged into the field last week — Felch North Dickinson and Portland – teams which are playing eight-game schedules which won their fifth game of the season. There’s another 75 teams at the waiting at the gate heading into this week’s play.
THIS WEEK’S TROPHY GAMES – Every week, we’ll list here trophy games that we’re aware of – not only on the gridiron – but in all sports. This week’s trophy games are:
- Old US 131 Trophy – Big Rapids at Morley-Stanwood – Football – Friday
- Battle of F41 – Lincoln Alcona at Oscoda – Football – Friday
- Friendship Trophy – Coopersville at Sparta – Football – Friday
- Hinker Bell Game – Escanaba at Menominee – Football – Friday – The trophy disappeared from this one years ago