Today in the MHSAA: 11/2/18

November 2, 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.

The first of this week’s District titles were awarded Thursday – we found coverage of 31 District championships in all – and below we’ve filled today’s list with 10 of them.

1. Volleyball: Division 3 top-ranked Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won its 18th straight District title with a sweep of No. 4 Riverview Gabriel Richard – Monroe Evening News

2. Volleyball: Grand Haven clinched its 12th straight District title with a win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer in Division 1 – Grand Haven Tribune

3. Volleyball: Pellston also earned its 12th straight District title with a win over St. Ignace in Division 4 – Petoskey News-Review

4. Volleyball: No. 8 Northville swept three-time reigning Class A champion and current honorable mention Novi to claim a Division 1 District title – Observer & Eccentric

5. Volleyball: Mount Pleasant claimed its first District title in this sport with a five-set win over Midland Dow in Division 1 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. Volleyball: No. 6 Unionville-Sebewaing swept honorable mention Harbor Beach to clinch its eighth straight District title, this time in Division 3 – Huron Daily Tribune

7. Volleyball: Waterford Our Lady outlasted honorable mention Auburn Hills Oakland Christian in five sets to finish a Division 4 District title run – Oakland Press

8. Volleyball: No. 8 Traverse City St. Francis swept Grand Traverse Academy to clinch its seventh straight District title, in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Volleyball: Sterling Heights Stevenson won its fourth straight District title with a sweep of Warren Cousino in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

10. Volleyball: Bellaire swept Central Lake in Division 4 for its fourth straight District title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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