Today In The MHSAA: 10/5/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 5, 2021

1. GIRLS GOLF No. 3 Okemos edged No. 4 Brighton by three strokes for the team championship, with Grand Blanc’s Kate Brody first and Okemos’ Allison Cui second individually in a matchup of the past two Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals medalists, this time in Regional play – Lansing State Journal

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 5 Elk Rapids clinched a fifth-straight Lake Michigan Conference championship with a 1-0 win over No. 13 Boyne City – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. GIRLS GOLF Rockford was first and Traverse City Central second in the LPD1 Regional at Crystal Mountain – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. GIRLS GOLF No. 6 Adrian Lenawee Christian was first and Michigan Center second at the LPD4 Regional at Lenawee Golf Club – JTV

5. GIRLS GOLF Parma Western shot a 380 to edge Plainwell by six strokes and win an LPD3 Regional – Niles Daily Star

6. GIRLS GOLF Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart won its LPD4 Regional, with Shepherd second – MI Sports Now

7. BOYS SOCCER Buckley clinched a share of the Northwest Conference championship with a 1-0 win over Maple City Glen Lake – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids opened Central State Activities Association Tournament play with a 3-0 win over Grant – Big Rapids Pioneer

9. CROSS COUNTRY The Upper Peninsula Division 3 No. 2 Brimley boys and St. Ignace girls won the second Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference meet – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. BOYS SOCCER Melvindale won a key Western Wayne Athletic Conference matchup with Dearborn Heights Crestwood, 3-1 – Southgate News-Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 9/21/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 21, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Macomb Lutheran North – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – won its fourth-straight Macomb County championship, with senior Lauren Timpf the medalist for the third-straight season – Macomb Daily

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Holland Christian clinched the Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue regular-season championship with a 3-0 win over Division 3 top-ranked Hudsonville Unity Christian – FOX17

3. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids clinched a share of the Central State Activities Association title with a 3-1 win over Howard City Tri County – Big Rapids Pioneer

4. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 2 Detroit Country Day downed No. 5 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 2-0 – Oakland Press

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 8 Grosse Ile won another matchup of ranked teams, 1-0 over No. 9 Milan – Southgate News-Herald

6. VOLLEYBALL Gladwin defeated Sanford Meridian in a matchup of Jack Pine Conference leaders – Midland Daily News

7. GIRLS GOLF LPD4 No. 10 Traverse City St. Francis carded a 398 to win the Charlevoix Rayder Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. GIRLS GOLF After finishing runner-up at its first three league jamborees, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer won one for the first time in five years in the O-K Green – Local Sports Journal

9. BOYS SOCCER Cadex Saxton and Tony Romero both scored four goals as Flint Kearsley downed Owosso – Mid-Michigan Now

10. VOLLEYBALL Stevensville Lakeshore won its Dig Pink match with St. Joseph in four sets – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Ecorse community is mourning the death of three-sport standout Dennell Kemp Jr., who was especially instrumental in the boys basketball team's successes the last two seasons and was expected to play Division I college baseball after graduation – MLIVE-Detroit

TENNIS Salem is mourning the death of longtime coach Bill Nelson, who led the Rocks for 28 years and then continued as an assistant – Hometown Life

FOOTBALL Zeeland is mourning the death of longtime athletic director Stan Jesky, who also served as football coach and was instrumental in the reorganization when Zeeland split into two high schools – Holland Sentinel