UPDATE: 5 Storylines About Lansing-Area High School Football Teams Heading Into Playoffs


In late August, all 613 Michigan high school football teams had hopes for the playoffs.

Now, just 272 are still standing. And 18 of them are from the Lansing area.

Here are all the high school football teams from our part of the state that are in the MHSAA playoffs. (Dates and times of games have yet to be announced--see the full playoff pairings here)

Division 1

Howell (5-4) at Grand Ledge (9-0)

Division 2

Livonia Churchill (5-4) at Jackson (7-2)

Division 3

Haslett (6-3) at DeWitt (8-1)

Mason (7-2) at St. Johns (6-3)

Division 4

Hudsonville Unity Christian (6-3) at Lake Odessa Lakewood (7-2)

Division 5

Stockbridge (7-2) at Portland (9-0)

Ovid-Elsie (7-2) at Lansing Catholic (8-1)

Division 6

Vassar (8-1) at Ithaca (9-0)

Laingsburg (6-3) at Burton Bendle (8-1)

Division 7

Carson City-Crystal (6-3) at Pewamo-Wespthalia (9-0)

Concord (7-2) at Dansville (8-1)

Division 8

Fowler (6-3) at Merrill (6-3)

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Portland St. Patrick (6-3) at Battle Creek St. Philip (9-0)

New Haven Merritt Academy (7-2) at Morrice (8-1)