Today in the MHSAA: 10/24/19

October 24, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Boys soccer teams moved to within one more win of the season’s final week Wednesday, and a pair of volleyball matches may end up impacting league races as that sport rolls toward the end of its regular season.

1. Boys soccer: No. 5 Byron Center got past Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 1-0 in Division 2 to advance to the Regional Final round for the first time – FOX 17

2. Volleyball: Division 2 No. 8 Ida handed honorable mention Onsted its first Lenawee County Athletic Association loss, keeping the Wildcats from clinching the league title – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. Volleyball: Traverse City Central came back after losing the first set to win the next three against Division 2 honorable mention Cadillac to give itself a chance at a possible Big North Conference title share – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Prep Soccer: Top-ranked Okemos scored five first-half goals on the way to a 7-4 Division 1 Regional Semifinal win over Grand Haven – Lansing State Journal

5. Prep Soccer: No. 15 Elk Rapids scored all four of its goals during the second half to come back from a one-goal deficit and defeat Gladwin 4-1 in a Division 3 Regional Semifinal – Up North Live

6. Prep Soccer: Ludington took Muskegon Orchard View to overtime before finishing a 1-0 Division 3 Regional Semifinal win – Ludington Daily News

7. Prep Soccer: Salem advanced in its Division 1 Regional with a 3-0 win over Dearborn – Observer & Eccentric

8. Prep Soccer: Melvindale advanced to a Division 2 Regional Final with a 3-1 win over Tecumseh – Southgate News-Herald

9. Prep Soccer: No. 7 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep got past rival Kalamazoo Christian 7-0 in a Division 4 Regional Semifinal – WWMT

10. Prep Soccer: No. 12 Parma Western will play in a Division 2 Regional Final thanks to a 5-2 win over Dearborn Divine Child – JTV

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette