Mat Action Abounds on MHSAA TV

March 3, 2020

By John Johnson
MHSAA Director of Broadcast Properties

The mats in Grand Rapids and Detroit will get a workout this weekend with live streaming video on both Friday and Saturday (March 6-7), with NFHS Network coverage of the MHSAA Girls Competitive Cheer and Individual Wrestling Finals.

This will be the second of five straight weekends of Winter championship activity, which also will include more than 100 District games from the Girls Basketball Tournament and the final week of the regular season in boys basketball.

The Competitive Cheer coverage on begins at 6 p.m. Friday from the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids.  Here’s the complete schedule:

Friday – March 6

  • 6 PM – Division 1 - Brighton, Grand Blanc, Hartland, Lake Orion, Plymouth, Rochester, Rochester Adams, Utica Eisenhower

Saturday – March 7

  • 10 AM – Division 2 - Allen Park, Cedar Springs, Charlotte, DeWitt, Gibraltar Carlson, Muskegon Mona Shores, Southgate Anderson, Walled Lake Western
  • 2 PM – Division 4 - Addison, Adrian Madison, East Jordan, Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian, Hudson, Munising, Pewamo-Westphalia, St. Charles
  • 6 PM – Division 3 - Berrien Springs, Comstock Park, Croswell-Lexington, Escanaba, Paw Paw Pontiac Notre Dame Prep, Onsted, Richmond 

At Ford Field, there will be 20 mats providing 1,680 bouts over two days from the Individual Wrestling Finals. Here’s the round-by-round schedule:

Friday – March 6

  • 11:30 AM – First Round – Championship Bracket
  • 2:45 PM – Second Round – Consolation Bracket (Round may begin earlier if time allows)
  • 4:15 PM – Third Round – Quarterfinal Bracket (Round may begin earlier if time allows)
  • 6 PM – Fourth Round – Blood Round-Consolation Bracket (Round may begin earlier if time allows)
  • 7:30 PM – Fifth Round – Semifinal Round-Championship Bracket (Semifinals will not begin early)

Saturday – March 7

  • 9 AM – Sixth Round – Consolation Bracket
  • 10 AM – Seventh Round – Consolation Bracket (Round may begin earlier if time allows)
  • 11 AM – Eighth Round – Medal Round – Consolation Bracket (Round may begin earlier if time allows)
  • 3:30 PM – Ninth Round – Finals – Championship Bracket (Finals will not begin early)

Over the remainder of the Winter season, will have live final round coverage of the following:

  • Ice Hockey Semifinals & Finals – March 12-13-14
  • L.P. Boys Swimming & Diving Finals – March 14
  • Girls Basketball Quarterfinals & Semifinals – March 17, 19-20
  • Girls Basketball Quarterfinals & Semifinals – March 24, 26-27 

You always can reach a list of the upcoming tournament games by Clicking Here. Fans can purchase a Month Pass to watch on the NFHS Network for $10.99.

Subscribers will have access to all live video across the country for 30 days.  All content becomes available for free, on-demand viewing 72 hours after being shown live.

Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly 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