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: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press