Baden Sports, Inc., an independent, family-owned company based in Renton, Wash., is a designer and producer of the highest-quality athletic balls. For 35 years, Baden’s product innovation and leadership have led conferences, programs and coaches at all levels to choose Baden as their official ball. Baden became the official Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer ball of the MHSA beginning in the 2014-15 School Year
For MHSA post-season play teams shall use the Baden SX551-CPL soccer ball when provided. MHSA recommends the use of the Baden SX551-CPL soccer ball for playoffs where no ball is provided.
For regular season and post season play the ball used for all levels of play shall include the NFHS authenticating mark.