On Extra Point - Michigan, the State Champs! crew takes a look at High School football in the state of Michigan. New episodes are published weekly during football season.
Offers Don't Mean Anything - Week 5
This week on Michigan Extra Point, Lorne, Scott, and Matt are back to talk about some of the teams in our featured games, including Brother Rice, Muskegon, Country Day, Stoney Creek, and Detroit Cass Tech. Scott gives an update on his Quarterback Power Rankings and Matt goes through his divisional rankings. Lorne talks about the possibility the State Championship won't be at Ford Field. And before we close out, the guys go through some of the Anvil Award and Mr. Football candidates, including a few who are on the verge of getting dropped from the list.
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Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty - Week 4
On this week’s episode of State Champs! Michigan Extra Point, we start things off with a review of last week where Burney recaps Clarkston vs. Lake Orion, Matt Mowery looks back at the Battle of Birmingham between Groves and Seaholm, and Lorne recaps a KLAA matchup between Howell and Novi, before we go over a few of the other interesting games. Then we jump into an Anvil Award update, where we’ve got a shake up to the list, and the Mr. Football award update. Then we take a look ahead to next week before closing it out with the announcement of our next Gametime Live.
We're Halfway Through the Regular Season - Week 3
We're halfway through the MHSAA Football regular season, so Lorne Plant, Scott Burnstein, and Matt Mowery are back to talk about the latest headlines.
The Week of Rivalries & Blowouts - Week 2
We start the show off with a recap of some of the top games from Week 2 (3:13), the guys go deep on the Belleville blowout of Dearborn Fordson (3:51) and they take a closer look at Notre Dame Prep and their quarterback, Jacob Benson (6:37). They also recap a few rivalry games including Mona Shores victory over Muskegon (8:36) and Sterling Heights Stevenson’s win over Macomb Dakota (10:02). They also talk about Frakenmuth (11:38) and Montague (12:59). Scott talks about the game he attended this weekend, Stoney Creek vs North Farmington (13:49) and the guys recap the game featured on State Champs! Gametime Live, Detroit Catholic Central vs. Birmingham Brother Rice (19:09). Matt Mowery throws out some other Week 2 games worth talking about, including East Lansing’s statement win over River Rouge (28:00) and DeWitt’s impressive win over Grand Ledge (29:30). Before closing out, we take a look at how candidates for the State Champs! Mr. Football presented by Hungry Howie’s did (35:07) and the candidates for the State Champs! Anvil Award presented by Hungry Howie’s (40:18). To close out the podcast, we take a look ahead to some of the Week 3 games we’re looking forward to (45:44)
The Podcast That Almost Didn't Happen - Week 1
The podcast we weren't sure was going to happen, this is State Champs! Michigan Extra Point. We start off this episode by introducing the squad (0:13) before we jump right into the action. Scott Burnstein recaps his Thursday night game between Birmingham Groves and Farmington (4:56) before recapping the Friday night game between West Bloomfield and Oak Park (7:28). Matt Mowery catches us up on some of his notes from Week 1 around the state (10:25). Lorne Plant takes a look back at the 65th game between Detroit PSL rivals Detroit Cass Tech and Detroit King (17:37). The guys get sidetracked by some important pizza talk (26:15) before previewing the STATE CHAMPS! Mr. Football Award presented by Hungry Howie's Pizza (28:05) and the STATE CHAMPS! Anvil Award presented by Hungry Howie's Pizza (38:20). Finally, the guys preview some of the top stories heading into Week 2 of the season (45:55). Lastly, we run through the STATE CHAMPS! Fall programming schedule (50:12).
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