Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/18

November 30, 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.

An incredible hockey comeback tops Thursday’s list of coverage of top achievers across the state.

1. Hockey: Clarkston scored five unanswered goals to come back from a 4-0 deficit and defeat Farmington United – Oakland Press

2. Boys Basketball: Grosse Ile edged Riverview Gabriel Richard 50-48 in the former’s season opener – Southgate News-Herald

3. Boys Basketball: Essexville Garber edged rival Bay City John Glenn 44-42 – Bay City Times

4. Boys Basketball: Wyoming connected on 13 3-pointers in downing Grandville 78-33 – FOX 17

5. Boys Basketball: Houghton Lake won the first game at Lake City’s new gym, 63-45 – WPBN

6. Boys Basketball: Reigning Class D runner-up Buckley earned its first win, 63-51 over Grand Traverse Academy, with a new coach and all new starting lineup – Cadillac News

7. Boys Basketball: Mancelona improved to 2-0 with a 49-39 win at East Jordan – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Boys Basketball: Onekama came on in the second half to down Manistee Catholic Central 42-32 in the opener for both – Manistee News Advocate

9. Boys Basketball: Charlevoix doubled up Cheboygan 56-28 to open the season 1-0 – MI Sports Now

10. Boys Basketball: Boyne City nearly doubled up St. Ignace in moving to 2-0 – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note ...

Girls Golf: We're appreciative to Michigan Golf Journal for highlighting the Girls Golf Finals in its November issue –  Michigan Golf 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