Today in the MHSAA: 10/29/20

October 29, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Boys Soccer Regional Semifinals and final-week regular-season volleyball matches saw ranked teams meet across the Lower Peninsula on Wednesday.

1. Boys Soccer: No. 3 (MPR) Richland Gull Lake came back from a two-goal deficit to down top-ranked Holland 3-2 in a Division 2 Regional Semifinal – Kalamazoo Gazette

2. Boys Soccer: Preston Ball scored all three goals in top-ranked (MPR) Elk Rapids’ shut out of No. 13 Ogemaw Heights to advance in Division 3 – Up North Live

3. Volleyball: No. 5 Traverse City Christian swept No. 2 Leland in a matchup of top Division 4 teams – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Volleyball: Division 3 No. 5 Beaverton locked up its third Jack Pine Conference title in four seasons with sweeps of Harrison and Pinconning – Midland Daily News

5. Boys Soccer: No. 12 (MPR) St. Joseph rode a big second half to a Division 2 Regional Semifinal win over Marshall St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. Boys Soccer: No. 15 (MPR) Shelby advanced in Division 3 with an overtime win over Muskegon Oakridge Local Sports Journal

7. Volleyball: Mya Hiram set Onsted’s kills record as her team went 2-1 in a home quad – Adrian Daily Telegram

8. Volleyball: Essexville Garber gave coach Kim Kokaly her 200th win with a sweep of Bridgeport – Bay City Times

9. Volleyball: Division 4 top-ranked Mendon closed the regular season with a win over Niles and loss to Edwardsburg –

10. Volleyball: Onaway earned wins over Posen and Rogers City – Cheboygan News

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: The Flint area is mourning the death of longtime coach Archie Robinson, who won more than 400 games leading Flint Hamady, Millington, Mt. Morris and Burton Atherton – WJRT 

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press