Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 30, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids West Catholic held on for a 55-50 opening win over Hudsonville – FOX 17

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Freshman Gabby Piepho had a notable debut as Howell got past Midland Dow 51-42 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart came back for a 43-42 overtime opening-night win over Ludington – CatchMark SportsNet

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Haslett opened with a 49-38 win over Jackson Northwest – Lansing State Journal

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth opened with an impressive 61-50 win over Williamston – Mid-Michigan Now

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Great Northern Conference play started immediately as Escanaba defeated Marquette 65-50 in an opener – Upper Michigan Source

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hartland delivered new coach Reyna Luplow an opening-night win, 51-44 over Grand Blanc – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bay City Western came back from a fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Freeland 58-53 – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL St. Ignace opened with a solid road win, 48-35 over Charlevoix – Up North Live

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Edwardsburg outscored Stevensville Lakeshore by three in the fourth quarter to emerge with a 56-53 win – Niles Daily Star

Today in the MHSAA: 9/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 28, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Paige Anderson carded a 4-under 69 to lead Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association title after the team had only three golfers compete in the event last season – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS TENNIS Flushing edged Goodrich to clinch the Flint Metro League Tournament and its sixth-straight league championship – WJRT

3. GIRLS GOLF Rochester High – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – shot a 310, and Madison Yang won a playoff for the medalist honor at the Oakland County Division 1 Championship – Oakland Press

4. BOYS TENNIS Traverse City Central won the Big North Conference Tournament to claim the league title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek shot a 367 to win the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference Tournament and championship – Coldwater Daily Reporter

6. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids finished a perfect head-to-head run through the Central State Activities Association with a win over Lakeview – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central scored a 343 to win the Cadillac Invitational by 10 strokes – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 14 Leland avenged last week’s loss to Suttons Bay with a 2-1 victory to create a three-team tie atop the Northwest Conference – Up North Live

9. BOYS SOCCER Huron League contenders Grosse Ile and Riverview played to a scoreless draw; Grosse Ile is ranked No. 7 in Division 3, and Riverview is No. 13 in Division 2 – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SOCCER Saginaw Valley Lutheran held onto the top spot alone in the Tri-Valley Conference Blue with a 2-1 win over Bullock Creek – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

SOFTBALL Vestaburg and the mid-Michigan officiating community are mourning the death of Wolverines coach Phil Block, who also was a longtime softball and baseball umpire and officiated football, basketball, volleyball, cross country, track & field, swimming and wrestling as well over the last 16 years – Greenville Daily News