Today in the MHSAA: 11/3/17

November 3, 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. Volleyball: Class B No. 4 Niles continued its surge with a first-ever District Final win, sweeping honorable mention Buchanan – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

2. Volleyball: Beaverton claimed its first District championship in volleyball with a sweep of Coleman in Class C; last week the Beavers also won their first league title in this sport – Midland Daily News

3. Volleyball: No. 8 Rogers City claimed a third straight District title by coming back from a one-set deficit to down No. 5 Onaway in four in Class D – Alpena News

4. Volleyball: Reigning Class C champion and top-ranked Bronson got past a major obstacle again, sweeping honorable mention Mendon in a District Final – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Volleyball: Class D No. 3 North Adams-Jerome swept No. 9 Adrian Lenawee Christian to claim a District title – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Volleyball: Hamilton secured its first District title since 2007 with a four-set Class B win over honorable mention Hudsonville Unity Christian – Holland Sentinel

7. Volleyball: Class B honorable mention Parma Western swept Eaton Rapids to clinch its first District title in 19 years – Jackson Citizen Patriot

8. Volleyball: Crystal Falls Forest Park extended its District title streak to 18 seasons with a sweep of Wakefield-Marenisco – Iron Mountain Daily News

9. Volleyball: Grand Haven clinched its 11th straight District title and 16th in 17 seasons with a sweep of Muskegon Mona Shores in Class A – Grand Haven Tribune

10. Volleyball: Class C No. 6 Unionville-Sebewaing won a seventh straight District title, this time with a sweep of Harbor Beach – Huron Daily Tribune

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