Today in the MHSAA: 10/30/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 30, 2023

1. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 11 Bay City Western boys and No. 5 Okemos girls won Lower Peninsula Division 1 Regional titles at Shepherd, Western its first since 1997 – Bay City Times | Lansing State Journal

2. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 4 Buckley girls and No. 4 Mason County Eastern boys won LPD4 Regionals at Buckley, the Bears reaching the Finals for the first time in 23 years and potentially as first-time Regional winners – Cadillac News

3. BOYS SOCCER Warren De La Salle Collegiate scored both of its goals during the first half in downing Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 2-1 in a Division 2 Regional Final – Macomb Daily

4. CROSS COUNTRY Buchanan swept LPD3 Regional championships in Portage; White Pigeon’s girls advanced for the first time – Niles Daily Star | Sturgis Journal

5. CROSS COUNTRY Brighton swept LPD1 Regional championships, the No. 3 girls winning for the third-straight season and the top-ranked boys with just 33 points – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 3 Goodrich girls and No. 6 Alma boys won LPD2 Regional titles at Shepherd – Flint Journal |

7. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 5 Jonesville boys won their first Regional title since 2002, finishing first in LPD3 at Jackson where Jackson Lumen Christi’s top-ranked girls also were victorious – Hillsdale Daily News |

8. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 2 Pinckney boys won their LPD2 Regional with 24 points, while Linden’s No. 14-ranked girls edged Dearborn Divine Child by eight in their race – Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

9. CROSS COUNTRY Hillsdale Academy swept LPD4 Regional championships in Jackson; Hillsdale Academy’s girls are ranked No. 8, and the boys are No. 3 – Hillsdale Daily News

10. CROSS COUNTRY The No. 4 Holland West Ottawa girls and No. 3 Grand Haven boys won LPD1 Regionals at Allendale, West Ottawa’s girls by just three points ahead of No. 6 Grand Haven – Holland Sentinel | Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press