Today in the MHSAA: 10/9/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 9, 2023

1. CROSS COUNTRY The Lower Peninsula Division 1 No. 2 Ann Arbor Pioneer, LPD2 No. 1 Grand Rapids Christian, LPD3 No. 1 Jackson Lumen Christi and LPD4 No. 3 Johannesburg-Lewiston girls and LPD1 No. 1 Brighton, LPD2 No. 7 Pinckney, LPD3 No. 1 Traverse City St. Francis and LPD4 No. 1 Hillsdale Academy boys won championships at the prestigious Portage Invitational – WWMT | Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

2. CROSS COUNTRY Oxford became the first school to sweep Oakland County championships since 1977; Oxford’s girls are No. 11 in LPD1, and its boys are No. 8 – Oakland Press

3. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD2 No. 4 Goodrich girls and No. 14 Frankenmuth boys claimed Greater Flint Championships titles – Flint Journal |

4. VOLLEYBALL Addison defeated Adrian in three sets to win the Hanover-Horton Invitational, and earned a win over Division 4 No. 8 Battle Creek St. Philip during pool play – Jackson Citizen Patriot

5. CROSS COUNTRY Reed City swept championships at the LeRoy Pine River Cecil R. Burch Invitational; Reed City’s boys are No. 5 in LPD3 – Big Rapids Pioneer |

6. CROSS COUNTRY Midland Dow swept championships at the Saginaw Heritage Invitational – Midland Daily News |

7. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Oakridge avenged a pool play loss to Grandville Calvin Christian to clinch the Kent City Invitational championship – Local Sports Journal

8. VOLLEYBALL Boyne City went 9-1 on the day to win the Mancelona Invitational – Petoskey News-Review

9. CROSS COUNTRY The Clinton and Hudson girls and Clinton boys were among champions at the Hudson Invitational –

10. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Catholic Central won the Big Rapids Crossroads Cougars vs. Cancer Tournament – Local Sports Journal

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