Today in the MHSAA: 11/17/17

November 17, 2017

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. Volleyball: No. 7 Bloomfield Hills Marian avenged a pair of losses to rival and No. 6 Farmington Hills Mercy by advancing in a Class A Semifinal on Thursday – Observer & Eccentric 

2. Volleyball: Class D No. 6 Fowler will play in its first MHSAA championship match in this sport after downing honorable mention Munising in a Semifinal – Lansing State Journal

3. Volleyball: Reigning Class A champion and current No. 2 Novi avenged one of its few losses this season with a Semifinal win over DeWitt – Oakland Press 

4. Volleyball: Reigning champion and top-ranked Plymouth Christian Academy got past No. 8 Rogers City in four sets in Class D – Observer & Eccentric

5. Girls Swimming & Diving: Port Huron’s area qualifiers are highlighted, led by St. Clair’s Molly Likins – Port Huron Times Herald

6. Girls Swimming & Diving: Adrian and Tecumseh both are sending seven athletes to MHSAA Finals as part of Lenawee County’s qualifiers – Adrian Daily Telegram 

7. Volleyball: A talented pair of middle blockers has Fruitport headed back to the Class B Semifinals – Grand Haven Tribune 

8. Hockey: Sean Clark has taken over as coach at Warren DeLaSalle, the reigning Division 3 champion – Macomb Daily

9. Hockey: Sault Ste. Marie is working to replace nine graduates from last season’s team that finished 19-8 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News 

10. Football: Riverview’s Tyler Dively surely is enjoying his team’s turnaround season, but he’s also playing with thoughts of his older brother Ron, battling leukemia, heavy on his mind – Southgate News Herald 

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press