Today in the MHSAA: 11/13/20

November 13, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Volleyball Regional championship matches dominated Michigan high school coverage Thursday night as the playoff field reached its final 32 contenders.

1. Volleyball: No. 2 Bloomfield Hills Marian edged reigning Division 1 champ and top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy in five sets to claim a Regional championship – Oakland Press

2. Volleyball: No. 4 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep edged No. 6 North Branch in five sets to advance in Division 2 – Oakland Press

3. Volleyball: Honorable mention Calumet swept No. 10 Charlevoix to advance to the Division 3 Quarterfinals – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

4. Volleyball: Grand Blanc got past honorable mention Traverse City West in five sets in Division 1 to claim its first Regional title – Flint Journal

5. Volleyball: Honorable mention Birch Run earned its first Regional title since 1991, downing Saginaw Swan Valley in Division 2 – WJRT

6. Volleyball: Edwardsburg got past Battle Creek Harper Creek in Division 2 to win its first Regional title since 1992 – Niles Daily Star

7. Volleyball: Royal Oak Shrine clinched its first Regional title since 2007, defeating Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest in Division 3 – Oakland Press

8. Volleyball: Honorable mention Ubly swept Dryden to advance to the Division 4 Quarterfinals – Huron Daily Tribune

9. Volleyball: No. 2 Lake Odessa Lakewood improved to 39-1 with a sweep of Lansing Catholic in Division 2 – Lansing State Journal

10. Volleyball: Honorable mention Warren Regina earned a repeat Division 2 Regional title with a sweep of Ferndale – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News