Rockford, Canton Win for PSA Prowess

April 24, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

For their work getting out the good word on sportsmanship and officials recruitment, respectively, Rockford and Canton were among those honored this spring with Michigan Student Broadcast Awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.

The MHSAA sponsors awards for Sports Public Service Announcement for both TV and radio. Rockford’s Payton Longeliere, Mylei Cullivan and Lindsay Carpenter won the TV category with “Sportsmanship – It’s Not That Hard” shown below:

The PSA was deemed suitable for broadcast and was shown on FOX Sports Detroit during the Basketball Finals and will be included in broadcasts on

Canton’s winning radio PSA by Fiona Hughes detailed the importance of “Officials Recruitment” – click to listen.

Additionally, Rockford’s Noah Ike, Noah Stallworth, Dimitra Colovos and Tatum Kleis were recognized as the top sports announcing team for TV, and Canton’s Jack Krumm and Max Mulvaney were the award-winning team for radio.

Click to see all of the award winners and placers from the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards.

Today in the MHSAA: 6/2/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 2, 2023

1. GOLF Cedarville/DeTour’s girls repeated as Upper Peninsula Division 3 champions, and Rock Mid Peninsula’s boys won their first Finals championship – Girls | Boys

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central scored the lone goal in its Division 1 District Final against No. 3 Forest Hills Northern – Grand Rapids Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 11 Plainwell clinched a Division 2 District title with a 3-0 win over No. 8 Stevensville Lakeshore – WWMT

4. GIRLS SOCCER Pinckney defeated Jackson 2-0 to claim a Division 1 District title, its first in girls soccer – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. GIRLS SOCCER Sam Johnson’s courageous effort helped No. 2 North Muskegon to a Division 4 District title win over No. 11 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian – CatchMark SportsNet

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids advanced with a Division 3 District Final win over No. 13 Boyne City – Up North Live

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Bloomfield Hills Marian clinched a Division 2 District title with a 2-0 win over No. 7 Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

8. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked DeWitt scored the game’s lone goal in overtime to get past No. 13 Mason and claim a Division 2 District title – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS GOLF No. 6 Rochester Adams shot a 306 to win its LPD1 Regional with No. 13 Lake Orion second and Bloomfield Hills third – Macomb Daily

10. GIRLS SOCCER Bay City Western advanced in Division 2 with a District-clinching shootout win over Mount Pleasant – Bay City Times