Today In The MHSAA: 10/13/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 13, 2021

1. VOLLEYBALL Kingsley swept Suttons Bay to clinch a share of a third-straight Northwest Conference championship – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Centreville swept Cassopolis to clinch the Southwest 10 Conference title – Sturgis Journal

3. BOYS SOCCER Despite playing a player down, Grosse Pointe South scored late to defeat Utica 2-1 and clinch the Macomb Area Conference White title – Macomb Daily

4. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 2 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian finished a perfect run through the Lakes 8 Activities Conference with a four-set win over Orchard View –

5. BOYS SOCCER By way of Royal Oak’s 1-0 win over Division 1 No. 12 Rochester, Birmingham Groves locked up the Oakland Activities Association White championship – Oakland Press

6. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 No. 8 Northville swept No. 7 Novi to move into first place alone in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association West – Observer & Eccentric

7. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Mona Shores opened Ottawa-Kent Conference Green Tournament play with a sweep of Holland –

8. CROSS COUNTRY Hart swept the final West Michigan Conference jamborees; Hart’s girls are No. 1 in LPD3, and the boys are ranked No. 3 – Ludington Daily News

9. VOLLEYBALL Zeeland West, Zeeland East and Holland Christian also opened O-K tournament play with wins – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS SOCCER McBain Northern Michigan Christian finished the regular season 16-1-1 with a 2-1 win over Traverse City Christian – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Also of note …

MONTROSE Many in the Flint area and the MHSAA included are mourning the death of Tom Skinner, a longtime broadcaster who as recently as this fall served as a voice of NFHS Network broadcasts after previously building one of the top Student Broadcast Programs in the country at Montrose – Flint Journal

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