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: 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