Today in the MHSAA: 10/2/20

October 2, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

As Lower Peninsula girls golf and boys tennis regular seasons continued winding down with championship play, more fall sports continued building toward big finishes Thursday. 

1. Girls Golf: Ann Arbor Pioneer – No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – was first and No. 8 Skyline second at the Southeastern Conference Red Tournament – We Love Ann Arbor

2. Girls Golf: LPD4 No. 5 Michigan Center shot a 370 to win the Cascades Conference Tournament – JTV

3. Boys Tennis: Berrien Springs won the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference Tournament – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. Volleyball: Division 2 No. 8 Hamilton came back from a two-set deficit to defeat honorable mention Hudsonville Unity Christian in five and remain undefeated in league play – Holland Sentinel

5. Girls Swimming & Diving: No. 10 Saline won a matchup of top-10 LPD1 teams 116-70 over No. 10 Ann Arbor Huron – We Love Ann Arbor

6. Volleyball: Division 3 No. 10 Traverse City St. Francis emerged with a five-set win against Maple City Glen Lake – Up North Live

7. Boys Soccer: Unbeaten Whitehall and one-loss Fremont tied 1-1 – Local Sports Journal

8. Volleyball: South Lyon East delivered Milford its first Lakes Valley Conference defeat – Observer & Eccentric

9. Boys Soccer: Traverse City West ran its winning streak to 10 with a 5-0 victory over rival Central – MI Sports Now

10. Boys Soccer: Bad Axe won 2-1 on the road at Frankenmuth – Huron Daily Tribune

Also of note … 

Soccer: Fruitport dedicated its soccer field to longtime athletic director and coach Ken Erny – Muskegon Chronicle

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune