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: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal