Today in the MHSAA: 10/5/20

October 5, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

With the calendar turned to October, many girls golf and boys tennis teams finished up league competition over the weekend, while Shepherd hosted teams from all over the cross country rankings. 

1. Cross Country: Ten varsity teams won championships at the Shepherd Bluejay Invitational – the Lower Peninsula Division 2 No. 10 Freeland, No. 2 Petoskey, No. 7 Cadillac, Kingsley and LPD4 No. 14 Maple City Glen Lake girls, and the Detroit Catholic Central, LPD1 No. 10 Traverse City Central, LPD2 No. 5 Yale, LPD3 No. 15 New Lothrop and LPD4 No. 10 Unionville-Sebewaing boys –

2. Boys Tennis: Zeeland West won the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green Tournament for the first time in program history, clinching the league title outright – Holland Sentinel

3. Boys Tennis: LPD3 No. 5 Chelsea was first and Grosse Ile second at the 74th Honor and Glory Tournament – Southgate News-Herald

4. Cross County: The St. Joseph girls and Berrien Springs boys won Berrien County Invitational championships – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Girls Golf: St. Clair Shores Lakeview edged regular-season champion Romeo by five strokes to win the Macomb Area Conference White Tournament – Macomb Daily

6. Girls Swimming & Diving: LPD2 No. 8 Dexter defeated LPD1 No. 10 Ann Arbor Huron 113-73 – Chelsea Sun Times News

7. Volleyball: Anna Smith went over 2,000 career kills as Division 4 No. 1 Mendon swept Battle Creek Pennfield, Athens and Battle Creek Harper Creek –

8. Boys Soccer: Holland Christian earned a 2-1 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian – Holland Sentinel

9. Cross Country: The LPD3 No. 12 LeRoy Pine River boys and Reed City girls won championships at Pine River’s Cecil Burch Memorial Invitational – Cadillac News

10. Cross Country: Clinton swept its home invitational races – Adrian Daily Telegram

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