Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/17

November 28, 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. Girls Basketball: Reigning Class A runner-up East Kentwood returns five starters and plenty of motivation to finish this year’s run with a win – FOX 17

2. Girls Basketball: Howell is looking to take the next step starting tonight after finishing 18-4 a year ago – Livingston Post

3. Girls Basketball: Zeeland West opens with plenty of valuable experience this winter after starting four underclassmen a year ago – Holland Sentinel

4. Girls Basketball: Marquette is looking to repeat as Great Northern Conference and Class A District champions – ABC 10

5. Girls Basketball: A big individual performance by Mariah Pringle led Brethren to a 32-25 win over Buckley in their season opener – MI Sports Now

6. Girls Basketball: Manistee pulled away behind Megan Wayward’s eight third-quarter points to open with a 50-36 win over Custer Mason County Eastern – Manistee News Advocate

7. Girls Basketball: Reading came back over the second half to overtake Camden-Frontier 59-50 – Hillsdale Daily News

8. Girls Basketball: Michigan Center closed on a 13-0 run to get past Jonesville 45-27 – Hillsdale Daily News

9. Football: Detroit Free Press columnist Jeff Seidel tells a dad’s side of the MHSAA Finals, and why they mean so much to so many, after watching his son this weekend play his final game for West Bloomfield – Detroit Free Press

10. Football: Longtime Fowlerville and Okemos coach Jack Wallace stepped down with more than 200 career wins after leading the Chiefs to a 5-4 finish this fall – Lansing State Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2024

1. HOCKEY No. 6 Sault Ste. Marie claimed a Division 3 Regional title with a 3-0 win over No. 2 Marquette – Upper Michigan’s Source

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield defeated Grand Blanc, and Frankenmuth downed Detroit Edison in a pair of massive nonleague regular-season finales – WNEM

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Olivia Flynn became Harbor Springs’ all-time leading scorer with more than 1,600 points and a season to play – Petoskey News-Review

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Clarkston Everest Collegiate claimed a Division 4 District title with a 58-48 win over Genesee Christian – WJRT

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Trenton defeated Brownstown Woodhaven 57-44 to finish an outright championship run in the Downriver League – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL White Pigeon and Cassopolis shared the Southwest 10 Conference title thanks in part to White Pigeon’s 51-39 win over Marcellus – Sturgis Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Belleville claimed the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association title with a 54-46 win over Howell – Detroit News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wyoming Potter’s House Christian’s Anyieth Nhial and Hart’s Addi Hovey both went over 1,000 career points in Hart’s 54-47 win – WZZM

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord St. Mary advanced to a Division 4 District Final with a 63-60 overtime victory over Central Lake – Petoskey News-Review

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Williamston and Grand Ledge also defeated ranked opponents, Portland and Jackson Northwest, respectively – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Miss Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Cousino’s Kasi Pearson reached 1,000 career points in her team’s 38-35 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grace Chinavare went over 1,000 career points as Sanford Meridian defeated Pinconning 64-22 – Midland Daily News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Kate Stemmer set Saline career records for assists and steals in her team’s 56-23 win over East Jackson – Ann Arbor News