Today in the MHSAA: 10/13/20

October 13, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

With District play beginning midweek, a number of boys soccer teams across the Lower Peninsula finished up regular-season matches – and league title celebrations – on Monday.

1. Boys Soccer: Division 2 top-ranked (MPR) Holland downed Muskegon Mona Shores and No. 3 Holland Christian defeated Spring Lake as both clinched league championships – Holland Sentinel

2. Girls Golf/Boys Soccer: Traverse City West clinched Big North Conference championships in both sports, the Division 1 No. 2 (MPR) soccer team for the 11th straight season; the golf team is ranked No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. Boys Soccer: Division 2 No. 2 (MPR) Riverview clinched the outright Huron League title with a 4-1 win over Division 4 No. 15 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central – Southgate News-Herald

4. Volleyball: After winning the first two sets, Division 3 No. 5 North Muskegon held on and claimed the fifth and the match against Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to open the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association Tournament – Local Sports Journal

5. Boys Soccer: Grand Blanc finished a perfect run through the Saginaw Valley League with a win over Bay City Central – WJRT

6. Volleyball: Morrice’s Katelyn Allen served her way into the record book with 15 aces during a sweep of International Academy of Flint – Owosso Argus-Press

7. Boys Soccer: Midland Dow got past Flint Powers Catholic 2-1 – Midland Daily News

8. Boys soccer: Division 4 No. 8 (MPR) Bad Axe swept Bay City John Glenn 3-0 on Senior Night – Huron Daily Tribune

9. Boys Soccer: Cadillac finished the regular season with a 1-0 shutout of Gaylord – Cadillac News

10. Volleyball: Kingsford served up a dominating sweep of league opponent Menominee – Iron Mountain Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal