Today in the MHSAA: 10/25/17

October 25, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Boys Soccer: No. 8 Buckley turned away 25 shots to upset No. 3 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian in a Division 4 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 4 Portage Central needed overtime to get past Brighton, which last week eliminated top-ranked Ann Arbor Skyline – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Boys Soccer: Longtime rivals Detroit Country Day and Macomb Lutheran North locked up again in Division 3, with No. 5 Country Day emerging with a 3-1 win over the No. 8 Mustangs – Oakland Press

4. Volleyball: Bay City Western added to its best season already since 2007, sweeping rival Bay City Central – Bay City Times

5. Volleyball: Class D No. 7 Rudyard downed rival Pickford 3-1 in its final regular-season match to finish a perfect run through the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. Boys Soccer: No. 17 Gibraltar Carlson eliminated reigning Division 2 runner-up Dearborn Divine Child with a 3-2 shootout win – Southgate News Herald

7. Boys Soccer: No. 9 Lansing Catholic moved on in Division 3 with a 4-1 win over No. 19 Freeland – Lansing State Journal

8. Volleyball: Class D No. 10 Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart swept Coleman to finish a perfect run through the Mid-State Activities Conference – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. Boys Soccer: No. 12 Plymouth netted the lone goal with just more than 11 minutes to play to down No. 19 Saline in Division 1 – Observer & Eccentric

10. Boys Soccer: No. 16 Ludington hung on for a 1-0 win over Boyne City in Division 3 – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune