Today in the MHSAA: 11/3/16

November 3, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The four MHSAA Boys Soccer Finals are set thanks to some exciting Semifinal play Wednesday, while Volleyball Districts finished up their third day of six with a couple of notable comebacks.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Boys Soccer

East Kentwood, No. 19 in Division 1, earned its fifth Finals berth over the last decade with a 1-0 win over No. 14 Novi – Grand Rapids Press

No. 6 Troy Athens took down unranked Rochester in a shootout to win 2-1 and advance in Division 1 – Oakland Press

Dearborn Divine Child won a matchup of unranked teams, downing Fenton 2-0 to advance to the Division 2 Final – Detroit Free Press

Mattawan, No. 12 in Division 2, upset top-ranked East Lansing 2-0 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Top-ranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central topped No. 13 Charlevoix to advance to its first MHSAA Final, in Division 3 – Grand Rapids Press

No. 4 Flint Powers Catholic just got past No. 13 Lansing Catholic to secure a spot in the Division 3 championship game – Flint Powers

Unranked Muskegon Catholic Central continued its unexpected run with a 4-3 overtime win over No. 18 Kalamazoo Hackett in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Reigning Division 4 champion and current No. 6 Burton Genesee Christian upended No. 3 Ann Arbor Greenhills – Flint Journal


Lowell came back from a two-set deficit to edge Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central in five in a match between Class A honorable mentions – Grand Rapids Press

Class B honorable mention Saginaw Swan Valley swept No. 10 Frankenmuth – Saginaw News

Essexville Garber’s Marlee Bromberg set a school record for kills in the Dukes’ 3-1 win over Bay City John Glenn in Class B – Bay City Times

Class C honorable mention Calumet dropped the first set to rival Hancock before coming back to advance – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Today in the MHSAA: 4/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 24, 2024

1. BOYS GOLF Brighton won the Kensington Lakes Activities Association preseason tournament with an event-record 292 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. SOFTBALL Division 3 No. 2 Laingsburg earned coach Jeff Cheadle his 900th career win, 11-1 over Ovid-Elsie – WILX

3. BASEBALL Olivet earned coach Bill Whiteley his 800th win with a 3-1 victory over Ionia Lansing State Journal

4. SOFTBALL Mike Thompson went over 500 career wins with Frankfort’s sweep of Maple City Glen Lake – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BASEBALL Kalamazoo Christian earned a 13-0 win over Division 4 No. 7 Hackett Catholic Prep – Kalamazoo Gazette

6. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Hamilton swept Holland Christian with a pair of shutouts, including Kelsey Mersman’s six-inning no-hitter – Holland Sentinel

7. BASEBALL Max Salas set a Zeeland East record with his 18th win during the Division 1 No. 5 Chix’ sweep of Zeeland West – Holland Sentinel

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 4 Hartland and No. 10 Salem played to a 1-1 tie – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Petoskey’s late goal decided a 2-1 win over Gaylord – MI Sports Now

10. TRACK & FIELD Erie Mason’s girls and boys teams both earned sweeps over Ottawa Lake Whiteford and Petersburg Summerfield; the Erie Mason boys are No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, and the Summerfield girls and boys both are ranked No. 5 in Division 4 – Monroe News