Today in the MHSAA: 10/18/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 18, 2023

1. CROSS COUNTRY The Union City boys and Concord girls won Big 8 Conference championships, Union City clinching a title for the first time since 1976. Concord’s girls are ranked No. 13 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – Coldwater Daily Reporter Girls | Boys

2. BOYS SOCCER No. 3 Troy Athens shook up Division 1 with a 5-2 win over top-ranked Berkley in a District Semifinal – MLIVE-Detroit

3. VOLLEYBALL Division 4 No. 4 Leland edged Kingsley in five sets to claim the Northwest Conference title – MI Sports Now

4. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 5 Traverse City St. Francis swept Elk Rapids to claim a 10th Lake Michigan Conference title over the last 12 seasons – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. VOLLEYBALL Johannesburg-Lewiston and Indian River Inland Lakes won matches to clinch a shared Ski Valley Conference championship – Petoskey News-Review | Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. CROSS COUNTRY Hart swept championship races in the West Michigan Conference Rivers; Hart’s girls are No. 8 in LPD3, and the boys are No. 9 – Ludington Daily News

7. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD3 No. 6 Central Montcalm girls and No. 5 Reed City boys clinched Central State Activities Association championships – Big Rapids Pioneer Girls | Boys

8. CROSS COUNTRY Ludington also swept championship races, in the WMC Lakes; Ludington’s girls are No. 13 in LPD2 – Ludington Daily News

9. CROSS COUNTRY The McBain girls and LeRoy Pine River boys finished outright title runs through the Highland Conference – Cadillac News

10. BOYS SOCCER Liam Hasson entered No. 14 Brighton’s Division 1 District Semifinal against Holt with one goal this season and left it with four for the fall as the Bulldogs won 4-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Today in the MHSAA: 5/21/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 21, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Morenci earned coach Kay Johnson her 1,000th career victory, 8-5 over East Jackson – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland Dow swept Flint Powers Catholic to claim the Saginaw Valley League title on a record-setting day – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 11 Essexville Garber claimed its fifth-straight league title with a draw against No. 14 Freeland in the Tri-Valley Conference Red – Bay City Times

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Milan and Division 1 No. 5 Saline finished off championship runs in their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference – Ann Arbor News

5. TRACK & FIELD The McBain girls – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – and Manton boys won Highland Conference championships – Cadillac News |

6. BASEBALL Division 3 No. 14 Grass Lake finished its run to a fourth-straight Cascades Conference championship with a pair of wins over Brooklyn Columbia Central – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. GIRLS TENNIS Grosse Ile swept Riverview to finish an undefeated Huron League dual season – Southgate News-Herald

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Otsego advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over Middleville Thornapple Kellogg – FOX 17

9. BOYS LACROSSE Oxford broke a tie after the third quarter to defeat Holly/Ortonville Brandon 12-8 in Division 1 Regional play – WJRT

10. BOYS LACROSSE New Baltimore Anchor Bay downed Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 13-6 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Macomb Daily