Today in the MHSAA: 10/19/20

October 19, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Saturday was a big day for Montague – in addition to winning its first Girls Golf Finals championship, the Wildcats made history on the volleyball court as well.

1. Volleyball: Division 2 No. 5 Montague downed Division 3 No. 4 North Muskegon and then No. 10 Western Michigan Christian to claim its first Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship in this sport since 1997 – Local Sports Journal

2. Cross Country: Houghton swept Western Peninsula Athletic Conference championships; the girls and boys both are ranked No. 2 in UPD1 – Marquette Mining Journal

3. Cross Country: Traverse City St. Francis swept Lake Michigan Conference titles; the girls are No. 7 in LPD3 and the boys are No. 2 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Cross Country: Pinckney swept Southeastern Conference White finales; the girls are No. 12 in LPD2 and the boys are No. 2 – Chelsea Sun Times News

5. Cross Country: The Grand Blanc girls and Saginaw Heritage boys won Saginaw Valley League final championships – Midland Daily News

6. Cross Country: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer swept GMAA championships – Local Sports Journal

7. Boys Soccer: Niles opened its Division 2 District with a 2-1 win over Vicksburg – Niles Daily Star 

8. Cross Country: Hart swept its Hart and Sole Invitational titles; both Pirates teams are ranked No. 1 in LPD3 – Ludington Daily News

9. Cross Country: Alpena swept Northern Lower Peninsula Invitational championships at Ogemaw Heights – Alpena News

10. Volleyball: Division 2 No. 3. Cadillac defeated Grandville, Grant and Sparta at its quad – Cadillac News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press