Today in the MHSAA: 10/13/17

October 13, 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: In arguably the state’s strongest Regional in this sport, top-ranked Saline shot a 324 to finish 15 shots ahead of runner-up and No. 3-ranked Northville and 22 ahead of No. 4 Plymouth in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – Saline Post

2. Boys Tennis: Top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood edged No. 2 Detroit Country Day by two points to win an LPD3 Regional title – Oakland Press

3. Girls Golf: No. 5 Muskegon Reeths-Puffer won its first Regional championship in girls golf, claiming an LPD2 title with a 328, four strokes ahead of runner-up and No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – Local Sports Journal

4. Girls Golf: Top-ranked Kalamazoo Hackett won its LPD4 Regional with a 351, followed by No. 3 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian making the Finals for the 10th straight season – Grand Rapids Press

5. Girls Golf: No. 7 St. Johns bested runner-up and No. 10 Fenton by six strokes and No. 9 Okemos by 17 to win their LPD2 Regional – Lansing State Journal

6. Cross Country: Ishpeming and Negaunee battled for the boys and girls championships in the Mid-Peninsula Conference, with the UPD2 No. 1 Hematites boys and UPD1 No. 3 Miners girls earning the victories – Marquette Mining Journal

7. Girls Golf: Reigning LPD3 champion and current No. 8 Spring Lake won its fourth straight Regional title with a 372, eight strokes ahead of runner-up and No. 10 Big Rapids – Grand Haven Tribune

8. Boys Tennis: Sturgis won its first Regional championship in this sport since 2001, claiming an LPD3 title – Sturgis Journal

9. Girls Golf: All three Traverse City programs earned MHSAA Finals berths together for the first time, LPD1 No. 7 Traverse City West winning its Regional, Central finishing as a runner-up in LPD2 and St. Francis winning a tie-breaker for a third-place spot in LPD4 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. Girls Golf: No. 2 Brighton shot an impressive 309 to win its LPD1 Regional by 30 strokes – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Also of note …

Girls Golf: Top-ranked Midland Dow shot a 348 to clear the field by 20 strokes and win an LPD2 Regional title – Midland Daily News

Boys Tennis: Petoskey clinched its ninth straight Regional title, in LPD3, claiming 22 of a possible 24 points – Petoskey News-Review

Cross Country: Continuing their domination this season, Houghton’s boys (UPD1 No. 1) and Chassell’s girls (UPD3 No. 1) finished Western Peninsula Athletic Conference title chases – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Cross Country: Marquette’s teams continued their dominance as well sweeping Great Northern Conference championships; the girls are No. 2 in UPD1 and the boys are ranked No. 2 as well – Marquette Mining Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press