Today in the MHSAA: 10/9/17

October 9, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Cross Country: The top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer boys and No. 2 Rockford girls won Division 1 championships at the Portage Invitational, which again drew many of the state’s top teams from all four Lower Peninsula divisions. Also winning boys championships were LPD2 No. 8 Lansing Catholic, LPD3 No. 2 Hanover-Horton and LPD4 No. 1 Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart, while the top-ranked Sacred Heart girls, LPD3 No. 1 Hart girls and LPD2 No. 4 Dearborn Divine Child girls won meets as well –

2. Volleyball: Class B No. 5 Kingsley avenged its only losses of this season, downing Class D No. 2 Leland and then Class C No. 9 Calumet to claim the championship at the Suttons Bay Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. Cross Country: Reigning LPD1 champion and current No. 4 White Lake Lakeland won the boys race, and No. 4-ranked Troy won the girls at the Oakland County Championship – Oakland Press

4. Cross Country: Saginaw Heritage swept the races at its 30th annual Heritage Invitational, Heritage’s boys are ranked No. 7 in LPD1 and finished just ahead of LPD3 top-ranked Caro –

5. Girls Swimming & Diving: LPD1 honorable mention Utica Eisenhower claimed a fourth straight Macomb County championship led by standouts Abigail Desmet and Bianca Licari – Macomb Daily

6. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 13 Saline scored late to hold on to a 1-1 tie with No. 5 Novi – Saline Post

7. Volleyball: Cheboygan downed Class D No. 8 Rudyard and then Engadine to win the Escanaba Elks Invitational – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Cross Country: The Erie-Mason boys, No. 5 in LPD3, were the only in-state team among four champions at the Hudson Invitational, which featured a number of schools from the southeastern border and Ohio –

9. Volleyball: Zeeland East emerged from third place in pool play to win the Best of the West Invitational at Muskegon Mona Shores – Holland Sentinel

10. Volleyball: Onsted avenged a pool play loss to Centreville to win the Sturgis Invitational –

Today in the MHSAA: 2/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 1, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield became the only in-state team to defeat Detroit Edison this season, holding on for a 59-49 victory – MLIVE-Detroit

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Warren Michigan Collegiate clinched the Charter School Conference East championship with a 63-56 win over Detroit Edison – Detroit News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saline delivered Ann Arbor Huron’s first loss of the season, 57-47 – Ann Arbor News

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Holt edged DeWitt 55-53 in a matchup atop the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Fraser defeated Macomb Dakota – No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – 105-78 – Macomb Daily

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Hillman got past Posen 49-48 in a matchup of top teams in the North Star League Little Dipper – WBKB

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL The Highland Conference race has three top contenders with McBain’s 51-35 win over Evart – Cadillac News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Milford pulled Walled Lake Northern out of a tie for first in the Lakes Valley Conference with a 35-27 victory – Oakland Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg moved to 13-0 with a 52-40 win over Ovid-Elsie – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord handed Boyne City a 50-47 loss, breaking the Ramblers’ 12-game winning streak – Petoskey News-Review