Today in the MHSAA: 10/30/18

October 30, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

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

Girls Volleyball Districts began Monday with 141 matches across the state, filling today’s list of achievers.

1. Volleyball: After the teams split during the regular season, No. 8 Traverse City St. Francis downed Elk Rapids in a Division 3 District opener – WPBN

2. Volleyball: Ann Arbor Skyline came back from a two-set deficit to win a Division 1 District opener – Saline Post

3. Volleyball: Lake City came back from losing the first set to down McBain in four in Division 3 – Cadillac News

4. Volleyball: No. 4 Lowell improved to 37-3-2 with a sweep of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central in Division 1 – FOX 17

5. Volleyball: Niles Brandywine improved to 44-5 with a sweep of Watervliet in Division 3 – South Bend Tribune

6. Volleyball: Manistique swept Bark River-Harris to open the week with a Division 3 victory – Escanaba Daily Press

7. Volleyball: Sanford Meridian and Harrison traded sets, with Meridian coming out with a 3-2 win in Division 3 – Midland Daily News

8. Volleyball: No. 7 Rockford also earned a Division 1 sweep, over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17

9. Volleyball: Bay City Western downed rival Bay City Central in a Division 1 sweep – Bay City Times

10. Volleyball: Honorable mention Adrian Madison advanced in Division 3 with a sweep of Clinton – Adrian Daily Telegram

Also of note …

Volleyball: From Saturday, Division 4 No. 5 Camden-Frontier upset No. 3 Battle Creek St. Philip to claim the Southern Central Athletic Association tournament title; the two have since traded spots in this week’s final poll – Hillsdale Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press