Today in the MHSAA: 10/7/15

October 7, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A record-setting cross country run tops today’s sampling of headline makers from across Michigan, and we finish the list with an intriguing boys basketball coaching hire.  

Cross Country

Mount Pleasant’s Mac LaBelle broke a school record set in 1983 by running a 16:07.3 to win the DeWitt Invitational earlier this season; he went 15:58.73 on Tuesday – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

The first-year Engadine cross country program, featured three weeks ago on Second Half, hosted its first home meet Tuesday – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Girls Golf

Adrian Madison, which debuted in the state poll this week at No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 4, won the Lenawee County Tournament by 51 strokes with a score of 364 – Adrian Daily Telegram

Boys Soccer

Division 2 No. 2 Mattawan defeated Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central in a matchup of one-loss teams and with a berth in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference final on the line – Kalamazoo Gazette

Sixth-seeded and unranked Grand Ledge upset third-seeded and Division 2 No. 5 Mason 3-2 in the first round of Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup play – Mlive-Lansing


Class A No. 8 Birmingham Seaholm edged honorable mention Clarkston 3-2, defeating the Wolves in league play for the first time since 2005 – Oakland Press

Boys Basketball

Battle Creek Central has named former Albion coach Durant Crum as the program’s new leader; Crum led Albion teams to Class B Semifinals and Class C Quarterfinals over 11 seasons before that school closed in 2013 – Battle Creek Enquirer

Today in the MHSAA: 1/27/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 27, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis avenged its lone Lake Michigan Conference loss with a 54-31 win over Harbor Springs – Up North Live

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Elyssa Kincaid reached 1,000 career points in Riverview’s big win over Carleton Airport – Detroit News

3. WRESTLING Division 1 No. 2 Hartland avenged last season’s loss to Brighton with a 62-8 victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. WRESTLING Division 1 No. 4 Macomb Dakota finished a perfect run through the Macomb Area Conference Red with a 66-12 win over New Baltimore Anchor Bay – Macomb Daily

5. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 5 Hartland came back from an early deficit to get past Division 2 No. 3 Marquette 4-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOYS BASKETBALL North Farmington won a key matchup in the Oakland Activities Association Red, 52-40 over Clarkston – Oakland Press

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Parker Hovey put up a triple-double in Hart’s 74-48 victory over Manistee – CatchMark SportsNet

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Zoie Bamm put up 22 points and 25 rebounds as Brooklyn Columbia Central nearly doubled up Onsted – Jackson Citizen Patriot

9. SKIING Traverse City West swept wins at the second Big North Conference meet – Cadillac News

10. BOYS BASKETBALL St. Joseph avenged its earlier loss to Battle Creek Central with a 30-point victory – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium