Another Championship Week on MHSAA.tv Begins with Volleyball Quarterfinals

By Jon Ross
MHSAA Director of Broadcast Properties

November 16, 2021

All 16 Volleyball Quarterfinals scheduled for Tuesday (Nov. 16) will be broadcast on MHSAA.tv to kick off a busy week of Michigan High School Athletic Association tournament events also including Semifinals and Finals in volleyball, Finals in Lower Peninsula girls swimming & diving and 8-player football, and Semifinals in 11-player football.

The winners of Volleyball Quarterfinal matches will advance to this weekend’s Semifinals and Finals at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. Division 1 and 4 Semifinals will be played Thursday (Nov. 18), Division 2 and 3 Semifinals on Friday (Nov. 19) and all four Finals will be played Saturday (Nov. 20).

Visit the Volleyball page of the MHSAA Website (https://www.mhsaa.com/Sports/Girls-Volleyball/2021-Finals) for full details, and see below for the Quarterfinal schedule with links to broadcasts:

Division 1
► Davison vs. Bloomfield Hills Marian – 7 p.m.
► Rockford vs. Hudsonville – 7 p.m.
► Ann Arbor Skyline vs. Northville – 7 p.m.
► Dearborn Divine Child vs. Macomb Dakota – 7 p.m.

Division 2
► Cadillac vs. North Branch – 7 p.m.
► Lake Odessa Lakewood vs. Onsted – 7 p.m.
► Grand Rapids Christian vs. Niles – 7:30 p.m.
► Detroit Country Day vs. Pontiac Notre Dame Prep – 5 p.m.

Division 3
► Muskegon Western Michigan Christian vs. Watervliet – 7 p.m.
► Royal Oak Shrine Catholic vs. Reese – 6 p.m.
► Calumet vs. McBain – 6 p.m.
► Pewamo-Westphalia vs. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central – 7 p.m.

Division 4
► Battle Creek St. Philip vs. Adrian Lenawee Christian – 6 p.m.
► Allen Park Inter-City Baptist vs. Ubly – 6 p.m.
► Ironwood vs. Indian River Inland Lakes – 6 p.m.
► Traverse City Christian vs. Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart – 6 p.m.

Once Semifinals and Finals matches are determined, those links will be found by clicking Volleyball.

The Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals will be competed at three sites, with preliminaries Friday and championships in all events Saturday. Visit the Girls Swimming & Diving page of the MHSAA Website (https://www.mhsaa.com/Sports/Girls-Swimming-Diving) for full details. Competition begins at noon both days, and all three meets will be broadcast both days, with announcers detailing the action as well during Saturday’s championship events:

► Lower Peninsula Division 1 at Holland Aquatic Center
► Lower Peninsula Division 2 at Oakland University
► Lower Peninsula Division 3 at Calvin University

The 8-player football season concludes Saturday with championship games in both divisions at Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University. Both games will be broadcast live on MHSAA.tv – the Division 1 Final between Adrian Lenawee Christian and Suttons Bay kicks off at 11 a.m., and Division 2 between Colon and Powers North Central will begin approximately 2 p.m. Both will re-air on MHSAA media partner Bally Sports Detroit’s primary channel Nov. 25, with Division 1 at 7 p.m. and Division 2 at 10 p.m.

Bally Sports Detroit also will continue its weekly live cable TV broadcasts with Saturday’s 11-Player Division 1 Semifinal between Sterling Heights Stevenson and Belleville. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on BSD’s primary channel, and the game also may be watched on the BSD website and app.

For a complete schedule of 11-Player Semifinals to be broadcast live Saturday on MHSAA.tv, click Football. Links to broadcasts will be added throughout this week.

NFHS Network subscriptions begin at $10.99 per month. Subscribers have access to all live video and streaming statistics across the country. School Broadcast Program participants benefit as a portion of every subscription sold by a school goes to benefit its program.

More than 400 MHSAA member schools are participants in the School Broadcast Program, now in its 13th year, producing games using traditional hands-on student crews or via Pixellot cameras installed at stadiums and gymnasiums across the state. A complete list of participating schools can be found on the School Broadcast Program page of the MHSAA Website. 

Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

January 31, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wayne Memorial held off Belleville 75-57 to hold on to first place alone in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association East – Detroit News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Cadillac handed Ludington its first loss this season, 66-35 – Cadillac News

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Harbor Springs bounced back with a 70-47 win over St. Ignace – Petoskey News-Review

4. SKIING Traverse City Central’s girls and West’s boys won the latest Big North Conference meets – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Napoleon edged Hanover-Horton 61-58 to remain undefeated – Jackson Citizen Patriot

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hillman earned a key North Star League Little Dipper win over Posen – Alpena News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Rochester avenged an earlier loss with a 27-point win over Clarkston – Oakland Press

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Durand ran its winning streak to seven with a 37-32 victory over Webberville – Owosso Argus-Press

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Macomb Lutheran North held off a late charge by Riverview Gabriel Richard for a 47-40 win – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Holland downed Muskegon Mona Shores/Greater Muskegon 107-65 – Local Spots Journal

Also of note …

TENNIS Dave Sukup is retiring after nearly 50 years coaching tennis at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17