Today in the MHSAA: 10/15/19

October 15, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Boys Soccer Districts rolled on Monday with a number of championship matchups set, but the biggest headlines were made by a few more league champions crowned in girls golf and cross country.

1. Girls Golf: Harbor Springs – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – shot a 358 and edged LPD1 No. 9 Traverse City West on the fifth-score tie-breaker in an event that doubled as an invite and the Big North Conference Tournament, with the Titans emerging as the BNC champion – Petoskey News-Review

2. Cross Country: The UPD2 top-ranked Ishpeming boys and Westwood girls dominated the individual top-10 standings in their races on the way to claiming team titles at the Mid-Peninsula Conference championship meet – Escanaba Daily Press

3. Boys Soccer: Unionville-Sebewaing and Frankenmuth went through six rounds of a shootout before the Patriots emerged with a Division 3 District win – Huron Daily Tribune

4. Boys Soccer: Ludington advanced in Division 3 with a 2-0 overtime win over Big Rapids – Ludington Daily News

5. Boys Soccer: No. 15 Midland Calvary Baptist won its first MHSAA Tournament game, 4-0 over Alcona in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Midland Daily News

6. Boys Soccer: Lake Orion moved on in Division 1 with a 2-0 win over Utica Eisenhower – Macomb Daily

7. Boys Soccer: No. 6 East Lansing got past St. Johns 2-0 in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Lansing State Journal

8. Boys Soccer: No. 12 New Baltimore Anchor Bay also earned a 2-0 shutout, in Division 1 over Macomb L’Anse Creuse North – Macomb Daily

9. Boys Soccer: Dowagiac moved on in Division 3 with a 3-1 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. Volleyball: Division 3 No. 9 Morley Stanwood swept Big Rapids in its final home match of this season – Big Rapids News

Also of note …

Softball: Muskegon Oakridge coach Joe Coletta stepped down with a 267-122 record over 13 seasons leading the program – Muskegon Chronicle

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press