Today in the MHSAA: 10/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 16, 2023

1. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 No. 10 Bloomfield Hills Marian defeated four ranked teams including No. 7 Jenison in the final to win the Beast of the East Tournament – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Mona Shores swept Montague to clinch the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship, while Kyann Hellman went over 2,000 career assists for the Sailors – Local Sports Journal

3. CROSS COUNTY The Muskegon Western Michigan Christian girls won their first GMAA title and were joined by the Muskegon Reeths-Puffer boys as champions; the WMC girls are No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – Local Sports Journal Girls | Boys

4. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 5 Okemos girls and LPD2 No. 10 Alma boys won Greater Lansing Invitational championships – Lansing State Journal Girls | Boys

5. VOLLEYBALL Battle Creek Harper Creek claimed its first All-City championship since 2015 with a sweep of Battle Creek Lakeview – Battle Creek Enquirer

6. CROSS COUNTRY Romeo swept Macomb County championships; Romeo’s girls are No. 1 in LPD1, and the boys are an honorable mention – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 7 Calumet swept all three opponents to win the Western Peninsula Athletic Conference Tournament – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

8. CROSS COUNTRY The Dexter, LPD3 top-ranked Jackson Lumen Christi and Novi Christian girls and LPD1 No. 4 Ann Arbor Pioneer, LPD2 No. 8 Marshall and Royal Oak Shrine Catholic boys won at the Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard Invitational – Chelsea Sun Times News | Livingston Daily Press &

9. VOLLEYBALL Division 4 top-ranked Adrian Lenawee Christian edged Tecumseh to claim the Lenawee County title – Adrian Daily Telegram

10. CROSS COUNTRY The Clinton girls and LPD2 No. 6 Adrian boys won Lenawee County championship races – Adrian Daily Telegram

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