Today in the MHSAA: 1/10/20

January 10, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A race between Finals championship contenders in the pool topped a Thursday schedule that also saw notable league action in girls and boys basketball.

1. Boys Swimming & Diving: No. 2 Holland Christian defeated No. 5 Spring Lake 113-72 in a matchup of top teams in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Grand Haven Tribune 

2. Girls Basketball: West Bloomfield took a major step forward in the Oakland Activities Association Red with a 73-47 win over Clarkston – State Champs Sports Network

3. Boys Basketball: Connor Arnold’s game-winner during the final seconds pushed Coleman past Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 61-60 in an overtime upset – Midland Daily News

4. Boys Basketball: Cadillac moved into first alone in the Big North Conference with a 46-37 win over Petoskey – Up North Live

5. Girls Basketball: Cheyenne McEvans had a triple-double in Southfield Arts & Technology’s 81-39 win over Bloomfield Hills – Oakland Press

6. Boys Basketball: Gabe Kruger scored 40 points to lead Harbor Light Christian past Alba 64-40 – Petoskey News-Review 

7. Girls Basketball: Ravenna earned its first win over Muskegon Oakridge since 2007, 39-25 – Muskegon Chronicle

8. Girls Basketball: Hart moved to 8-1 with a 30-23 win over Whitehall – Local Sports Journal 

9. Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Westwood moved to 6-1 with a 59-45 win over Calumet – The Upbeat 

10. Hockey: Traverse City West came back during the third quarter to force a 2-2 tie with Grand Rapids Christian – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette