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: 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