Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/17

November 30, 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. Hockey: Traverse City Central ran its streak over Petoskey to 18 straight even as the Northmen came back from a three-goal deficit to force overtime – Petoskey News-Review

2. Hockey: A matchup of annual powers saw Detroit Catholic Central down Trenton 4-2 – Oakland Press

3. Girls Basketball: Freshman Olivia Kubik opened her high school career with 21 points in Utica Ford’s 42-33 win over Rochester – Macomb Daily

4. Girls Basketball: Farmington Hills Mercy came back from a quick deficit to down Rochester Adams 51-41 in both teams’ opener – Oakland Press

5. Girls Basketball: Detroit East English has high aspirations this winter and got off on a winning step with a 62-24 victory over Harper Woods – Detroit News

6. Hockey: Midland opened its season with a 4-1 win over Mount Pleasant – Midland Daily News

7. Girls Basketball: Bear Lake opened with a close 35-30 win over Suttons Bay – Manistee News Advocate

8. Girls Basketball: Kingsley opened with a big win Wednesday, 77-37 over Traverse City West – MI Sports Now

9. Hockey: Grosse Ile dominated against Dearborn United to move to 3-1 this winter – Southgate News Herald

10. Football: Canton football gave out its first Chiefs Spirit Award as part of its season-ending banquet in honor of Chris Lanier, as his mother pled with current players to “not give up on life.” Lanier, a 2007 grad, took his life in 2013 – Observer & Eccentric

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)