Today In The MHSAA: 10/11/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 11, 2021

1. CROSS COUNTRY Hartland’s Riley Hough broke Dathan Ritzenhein’s individual meet record among highlights from the loaded Portage Invitational, which saw in-state team titles from the Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer, LPD2 No. 1 East Grand Rapids, LPD3 No. 1 Hart and LPD4 No. 1 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian girls; and LPD2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Christian, LPD3 No. 5 Traverse City St. Francis and LPD4 top-ranked Johannesburg-Lewiston boys – Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

2. SWIMMING & DIVING Fenton’s Gracie Olsen, Brighton’s Annika Geyer and Livonia Stevenson’s McKenzie Siroky won multiple events at the MISCA meet – MISCAonline

3. BOYS TENNIS No. 7 Sturgis won six flights on the way to a Lower Peninsula Division 3 Regional team championship – Sturgis Journal

4. VOLLEYBALL Mackinaw City won every set of all three matches in claiming the Northern Lakes Conference Tournament title – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS SOCCER Fremont downed Howard City Tri County 4-0 to clinch the Central State Activities Association Tournament championship – Greenville Daily News

6. CROSS COUNTRY Northville’s LPD1 No. 6 girls and No. 8 boys swept Wayne County Championship titles –

7. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 10 Oxford girls and No. 7 Lake Orion boys claimed Oakland County Championship wins –

8. CROSS COUNTRY Battle Creek Lakeview swept at the Calhoun County Championship meet; Lakeview’s boys are No. 15 in LPD1 –

9. VOLLEYBALL Cass City swept its round-robin invitational, with wins over Port Huron, Division 4 No. 8 Ubly, Brown City and Richmond – Huron Daily Tribune

10. VOLLEYBALL Sault Ste. Marie swept Houghton in the finale of the Escanaba Elks Invitational – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune