Today in the MHSAA: 10/22/19

October 22, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

By comparison to any night of the last few weeks, Monday was pretty low-key – aside from the top two boys soccer teams in Division 3 meeting with the rest of the season on the line.

1. Boys Soccer: Top-ranked Holland Christian got past No. 2 Hudsonville Unity Christian 1-0 in overtime to move on to a Division 3 Regional Final; both teams entered unbeaten and had tied each other twice – Holland Sentinel

2. Cross Country: The Pittsford girls – No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – and Clinton boys won the Sand Creek Invitational championships – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. Volleyball: South Haven picked up a pair of wins, sweeping Coloma and getting past Division 3 honorable mention Bridgman 2-1 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. Volleyball: Division 3 No. 8 Beaverton swept Harrison to set up a first vs. second place Jack Pine Conference matchup Wednesday against Gladwin – Midland Daily News

5. Volleyball: Gladwin worked through a pair of close sets to shutout out Farwell and improve to 22-12-1 – Midland Daily News

6. Volleyball: Traverse City Christian improved to 27-4 with a sweep of Brethren – Up North Live

7. Volleyball: Division 3 honorable mention Traverse City St. Francis swept Harbor Springs in Lake Michigan Conference play – Up North Live

8. Volleyball: Ludington improved to 39-10-9 with wins over Howard City Tri County and Fremont and despite a loss to Kent City – Local Sports Journal

9. Volleyball: Bark River-Harris got through a close second set to eventually sweep Powers North Central – Escanaba Daily Press

10. Volleyball: Clare picked up a league sweep over Sanford Meridian – MI Sports Now

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily