Today in the MHSAA: 11/14/16

November 14, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

We’ve moved into the final week this fall for volleyball and girls swimming & diving and will have plenty of coverage to “link up” over the next few days. In the meantime, here are a few more interesting reads to get you rolling into another Monday.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Good Reads

St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran’s Emily Witkowski wants to be a teacher and coach someday, and she’ll have some great experience from which to draw as a multi-sport athlete during her high school career – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

In honor of Veterans Day, the Macomb Daily featured Marine Corps vet James Manning, who takes photos of Utica Eisenhower football games and has been catching the action with his camera for nearly a half-century – Macomb Daily

Williamston’s basketball community will work this weekend to raise $15,000 to send cancer-fighting boys coach Jason Bauer and his family to Disney World – and will raise the money hosting the longest basketball game in Michigan – MLive-Lansing

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily