Today in the MHSAA: 10/12/17

October 12, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Girls Golf: For the first time in 36 years, Sturgis won a Regional in this sport, claiming its Lower Peninsula Division 2 tournament by 21 strokes – Sturgis Journal

2. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 5 Detroit Catholic Central shut out Division 2 No. 3 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 4-0 to win the Detroit Catholic League A-B championship – Observer & Eccentric

3. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 9 Northville won its first boys soccer championship in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association with a 1-0 victory over No. 12 Plymouth – Observer & Eccentric

4. Boys Soccer: Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard got past Madison Heights Bishop Foley 4-1 to earn its first Catholic League C-D title in the sport – Oakland Press

5. Cross Country: Ithaca’s boys and girls teams finished a sweep of Tri-Valley Conference West jamborees to claim league titles; the boys team is No. 14 in LPD3 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. Cross Country: Shepherd did the same as Ithaca but in the TVC Central, with both teams sweeping all three jamborees to earn conference championships; the girls are ranked No. 9 in LPD3, and the boys are No. 11 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

7. Boys Soccer: Division 3 No. 15 Whitehall took back a share of the West Michigan Conference title with a 4-0 win over North Muskegon in the league tournament final after North Muskegon won the regular-season share and beat the Vikings for the championship in 2016 – Local Sports Journal

8. Boys Soccer: Marysville clinched its first league title in boys soccer since 2011 with a 2-1 win over St. Clair – Port Huron Times Herald

9. Cross Country: The Indian River Inland Lakes girls and Johannesburg-Lewiston boys won Ski Valley Conference championship meet titles – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. Wrestling: Manistee hired its third coach in three years, this time bringing in longtime Saginaw Swan Valley leader Darrell Burchfield, who led the Vikings to a 432-91 record from 2003-16 – Manistee News-Advocate

Also for note:

Girls Cross Country: From Tuesday, Sault Ste. Marie senior Mackenzie Kalchik added a fourth Straits Area Conference individual championship to her impressive career work which this season includes pacing the top-ranked team in Upper Peninsula Division 1 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 12/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 7, 2023

1. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 4 Bronson opened the season with a sweep of Division 2 No. 6 Stevensville Lakeshore and Battle Creek Pennfield – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. HOCKEY Traverse City West defeated Division 2 No. 8 Central on the ice for the first time since 2018, 2-1 – MI Sports Now

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker ended Standish-Sterling’s 32-game regular-season winning streak, 52-48 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 7 Saginaw Heritage picked up a key Saginaw Valley League win, 5-3 over Midland Dow – WJRT

5. WRESTLING Central Montcalm opened with a win in front of a school assembly, downing Carson City-Crystal 57-13 – Greenville Daily News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Undefeated North Muskegon dealt the first loss this winter to Manistee, 52-47 – Local Sports Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth opened with a 65-52 win over Lansing Waverly – Mid-Michigan Now

8. WRESTLING Division 4 Nio. 7 Union City opened its season with wins over East Jackson and Battle Creek Harper Creek – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. WRESTLING Reed City started with wins over Clare and Mount Pleasant, the former 33-31 – Big Rapids Pioneer

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Fitzgerald held off Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse 52-45 – Macomb Daily