Today In The MHSAA: 1/12/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 12, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Howell downed Hartland 37-31, ending the Eagles’ 33-game regular-season winning streak – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s emerged from a matchup of unbeaten teams with a 66-64 double-overtime win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

3. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Ann Arbor Pioneer defeated Skyline 102-81 in a matchup of neighbors and top teams statewide – We Love Ann Arbor

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Vandercook Lake came back late to remain undefeated and hand Napoleon its first loss, 61-54 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Battle Creek Pennfield won a matchup of Interstate 8 Athletic Conference undefeated teams, 48-44 over Marshall – Battle Creek Enquirer

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart started fast and held on for a 37-36 win over Montague – Local Sports Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL East Lansing handed Holt its first defeat, 72-54 – Lansing State Journal

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher got past rival Hamady 48-46 on a last-second basket – Mid-Michigan Now

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Holland West Ottawa moved to 8-0 with a 37-32 win over Grand Haven – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord earned its first win since February 2020, 64-61 over Ogemaw Heights – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

BASEBALL Blissfield coach Larry Tuttle, the MHSAA’s all-time wins leader in the sport, announced his retirement – Monroe News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Marian coach Mary Cicerone, closing in on 700 career wins, will retire after this season – MLive-Detroit

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