Today in the MHSAA: 1/11/18

January 11, 2018

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. Wrestling: No. 4 Brighton doubled up No. 6 Hartland in a matchup of two of the top teams in Division 1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 3 Remus Chippewa Hills picked up a pair of wins, including the 500th of coach Nate Ethridge’s career – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

3. Girls Basketball: Kingsley remained undefeated while handing Benzonia Benzie Central its first loss, 67-30 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Hockey: Traverse City Central scored three goals over the final six minutes of regulation and then overtime to defeat Cadillac 5-4 – Cadillac News

5. Girls Basketball: Blissfield broke a four-game losing streak by handing a first league loss to Onsted, 53-48 – Adrian Daily Telegram

6. Wrestling: Midland remained undefeated in the Saginaw Valley League with wins over Midland Dow and Bay City Western – Midland Daily News

7. Girls Basketball: Rochester came back in the fourth quarter to edge Troy 42-41 – Detroit News

8. Hockey: Brendan Higgins scored four goals in a big win for Flat Rock over Riverview – Southgate News Herald

9. Football: Lansing Sexton coach Dan Boggan has stepped down after 16 seasons with a 114-59 record and 11 playoff appearances – Lansing State Journal

10. Football: Oscar Olejniczak, after leading Detroit U-D Jesuit to three playoff appearances over five years, will be taking over Royal Oak Shrine’s program – Detroit News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune