Today in the MHSAA: 10/31/18

October 31, 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 rolled on with a rivalry renewed in Division 2 and an MHSAA record tied in Division 3, along with a cross country county championship sweep from a busy Tuesday.

1. Volleyball: No. 10 Whitehall avenged 2017 District and 2018 city championship losses to No. 7 Fruitport with a sweep in a Division 2 District opener – Local Sports Journal

2. Volleyball: Nicole Schember tied the MHSAA record for single-match assists with 70 in No. 6 Unionville-Sebewaing’s 3-1 win over Cass City in Division 3 – Huron Daily Tribune

3. Volleyball: Petoskey came back from two sets down and game point in the third to defeat Traverse City Central in Division 1 – Petoskey News-Review

4. Volleyball: Macomb Dakota came back from a two-set deficit to defeat Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse in five in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

5. Volleyball: Saginaw Valley League North champ Mount Pleasant fell in the first set to Bay City Western before coming back to win the next three in Division 1 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. Cross Country: Sturgis’ teams swept the St. Joseph County Invitational – Sturgis Journal

7. Volleyball: Marquette came back after dropping the first set to defeat Traverse City West in four –

8. Volleyball: After falling in the first set, Beaverton came back to win the next three and defeat Sanford Meridian in Division 3 – MI Sports Now

9. Volleyball: East Jordan took the final two sets of a comeback Division 3 win over Charlevoix – Petoskey News-Review

10. Volleyball: Mason swept rival Okemos in a Division 1 Regional opener – Lansing State Journal

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