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: 6/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 5, 2023

2. TRACK & FIELD/GIRLS TENNIS The busiest Saturday of the MHSAA school sports calendar again saw Finals for 14 divisions of track & field and four of Lower Peninsula girls tennis provide this time 19 team champions, with a tie in Upper Peninsula Division 3 girls track. We covered all 18 events –

2. BASEBALL Unranked Lake Orion enjoyed the most major upset of the weekend, downing top-ranked Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 3-2 in a Division 1 District Final – Cold Weather Bats

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek delivered top-ranked Rochester High its lone loss, 3-1, in a Division 1 District Final – Oakland Press

4. BASEBALL Unranked Midland Dow also did its part to shake up Division 1 with a 2-1 upset of No. 2 Bay City Western in a District Final – Midland Daily News

5. SOFTBALL Division 2 top-ranked Gaylord won a matchup of favorites, 13-1 over No. 2 Escanaba before finishing the District title run with a 10-0 win over Cheboygan – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern repeated as a Division 1 Regional champ with a 14-11 win over Rockford – FOX 17

7. BASEBALL No. 12 Birmingham Seaholm edged No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 4-3 in a Division 1 District Final – Oakland Press

8. BASEBALL Unranked Grandville also repeated as a District champ with a 5-3 upset of No. 9 Jenison in Division 1 – Grand Rapids Press

9. SOFTBALL/BASEBALL The Lansing Waverly softball team and Mason baseball team celebrated their first District championships – Lansing State Journal

10. SOFTBALL Royal Oak also was a first-time District champion with its 20-9 clinching win over Berkley – Oakland Press