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: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily