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Football Player Gives Up Touchdown for Grieving Teammate

So this video might not make you cry, but the story probably will. Michael Ferns, a senior at St. Clairsville High in Clairsville, OH, gave up a touchdown one yard from the end zone so that his teammate, Logan Thompson, whose father died two days before, could score instead.

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2012 West Michigan High School Football Playoffs Schedule – Week 2

What a weekend of high school football!  Big win, big upsets, and we're just getting started!

Take a look at the matchups, game times, and locations for Week 2 of the 2012 Michigan High School Football Playoffs.

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What Is The Best High School Sports Rivalry In West Michigan?

It's playoff time for high school football!

Big games, big crowds, and passionate fans will be all over West Michigan.  But it doesn't take playoff football to get high school fans excited.

West Michigan is home to some great rivalries.

What is the best high school sports rivalry in West Michigan?

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Who Will Win The Michigan vs. Michigan State Football Game? [Poll]

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Saturday, October 20, Michigan State will visit Ann Arbor to take on Michigan for in-state bragging rights. Michigan State has won the annual matchup in each of the last four years. Who's going to win this year?

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Does High School Football Receive Too Much Money And Attention? [Poll]

We just had a huge opening weekend of high school football in West Michigan and across the state.  Thousands turned out and packed stadiums to watch student athletes, cheerleaders, bands, and more.  But is it fair to other students?

Does high school football receive too much money and attention?

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Would You Keep Your Child Out Of Football Due To Risk Of Concussion? – POLL

Kids get hurt when playing sports.  Some sports produce more injuries than others.  Some sports have a greater potential for serious injuries than others.

Playing sports comes with a certain amount of risk.  Balancing the risk between injury and participation can be a difficult decision for parents.

In recent years the risk of concussion to football players has become a growing concern.

Would you keep your child out of football due to risk of concussion?

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Which Uniform Is Worse: Michigan State’s ‘Pro Combat’ Or Notre Dame’s ‘Shamrock Series’? [PHOTOS]

Modern football uniforms have officially jumped the shark.

Last week, Notre Dame set tradition aside for a new uniform.  Notre Dame's "Shamrock Series" uniform will be worn at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 6 when Notre Dame plays Miami.

Reaction to the new uniforms has been mostly negative.  It's a similar reaction to what we saw last year when Michigan State came out with some dark green/bronze/black uniforms.

Which is worse:  Michigan State's "Pro Combat" uniform or Notre Dame's "Shamrock Series"?

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Grand Rapids Ford Museum Shares Film About The President’s Football Days

When you visit the Ford Presidential Museum right along with the kids, you can learn about a relationship of the President's that formed over 80 years ago.

Willis Ward, was his name.  He and Gerald formed a friendship back in 1931

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Tortoise Catches American Football Frenzy

 

There are so many cute pet videos and stories.  Cats, dogs, lizards, performing for their owners.  We all love it and ooh and ahh over their cuteness.

So, what about a turtle?  No, really, a pet turtle, or tortoise.

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When Is It Too Hot For High School Football Practice

It is that time of year, high school football players say goodbye to their summer and begin two-a-day practice for their upcoming season. As much as I enjoyed playing football, I never enjoyed losing the last couple weeks of summer vacation

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Who Will Win The BIG Game, Green Bay Or The Steelers? I KNOW Who! [video]

Just returned from Family Fare and it was PACKED!  Guess everyone is waiting till the last minute to pick up the burgers, beer, finger foods, chips, salsa, and everything you need to make some guacamole

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Top High School Football Recruit Quits Facebook And Picks Rival Team Choice

It's pretty refreshing for me to see a young person who says no to Facebook despite its popularity!  That's just what C.J. Johnson did.  After being badgered on Facebook by the hyper-focused modern college recruiting, he finally said goodbye to Facebook.  

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