Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/18

November 28, 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.

We’ve gathered a mix of highlights from around the state as boys basketball season hit opening-night stride Tuesday with most teams playing their first games this winter.

1. Boys Basketball: Jalen Terry scored 36 points to lead Flint Beecher past Detroit Renaissance 77-74 in an opening-night matchup of possible MHSAA title contenders – WJRT

2. Boys Basketball: Lansing Everett earned a strong road win, 68-62 against Grand Blanc, considered one of the emerging teams in the state this winter – Flint Journal

3. Boys Basketball: Sanford Meridian earned an impressive 58-49 opening win over Division 1 Saginaw Heritage – Midland Daily News

4. Boys Basketball: Ludington broke free from a halftime tie to beat Cadillac 66-55 – MI Sports Now

5. Boys Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth earned a big opening win, 75-54 over Saginaw – Flint Journal

6. Boys Basketball: Muskegon Western downed Muskegon Oakridge 67-63 in overtime after the teams were tied at the ends of the last three quarters – Grand Haven Tribune

7. Boys Basketball: East Kentwood opened with a 75-69 win over Grand Rapids South Christian – FOX 17

8. Boys Basketball: Max McDonald scored 26 to lead Grand Traverse Academy to a 49-44 win over Suttons Bay – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Boys Basketball: Alex Richwine scored 31 as DeTour opened with a 66-47 win over Harbor Springs Harbor Light Christian – Petoskey News-Review

10. Boys Basketball: Lansing Eastern got off to a 1-0 start with a 61-45 win over Perry – Lansing State Journal

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