Today In The MHSAA: 11/3/21

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

November 3, 2021

1. VOLLEYBALL Temperance Bedford swept Monroe, avenging a regular-season sweep, to start Division 1 Division 1 District play – Monroe News

2. VOLLEYBALL Lake City and honorable mention McBain swept their Division 3 District opponents to line up a Thursday championship match – Cadillac News

3. VOLLEYBALL Pellston will return to the Division 4 District Finals after a sweep of Cedarville – Petoskey News-Review

4. VOLLEYBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a four-set win over Lapeer – WJRT

5. VOLLEYBALL Traverse City St. Francis opened Division 3 District play with a sweep of Benzie Central – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. VOLLEYBALL Honorable mention Saline opened Division 1 play with a sweep of Wayne Memorial – Saline Post

7. VOLLEYBALL Dexter also opened Division 1 play with a sweep against Jackson – Chelsea Sun Times News

8. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Catholic Central advanced in Division 4 with a sweep of Fruitport Calvary Christian – Local Sports Journal

9. VOLLEYBALL Pentwater defeated Muskegon Heights Academy to also move on in Division 4 – Ludington Daily News

10. VOLLEYBALL Elk Rapids swept Grand Traverse Academy to open Division 3 play – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette