Today in the MHSAA: 11/4/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 4, 2022

1. VOLLEYBALL Ithaca swept Sanford Meridian in Division 3 to earn its first District championship in this sport – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

2. VOLLEYBALL Mackinaw City also won its first District title in this sport, defeating St. Ignace in four sets in Division 4 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

3. VOLLEYBALL No. 3 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep swept top-ranked Detroit Country Day in Division 2 to clinch a 17th-straight District title – Oakland Press

4. VOLLEYBALL Frankenmuth ended Birch Run’s five-year District title run with its first championship since 2011 in a matchup of state poll honorable mentions – Saginaw News

5. VOLLEYBALL Bronson rebounded from losing the first set to defeat Centreville in four in a Division 3 District Final matchup of honorable mentions as well – Sturgis Journal

6. VOLLEYBALL No. 2 North Branch swept Croswell-Lexington to finish an 18th-straight District title run – WJRT

7. VOLLEYBALL No. 4 Clarkston came back from a 2-1 deficit to edge honorable mention Lake Orion in five sets in Division 1 – Oakland Press

8. VOLLEYBALL No. 6 Battle Creek St. Philip made it 21 straight District titles with a sweep of Battle Creek Calhoun Christian in Division 4 – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. VOLLEYBALL No. 2 Northville swept honorable mention Novi to claim a Division 1 District title – Hometown Life

10. VOLLEYBALL No. 5 Watervliet came back after losing the first set to defeat honorable mention Bridgman in four in a Division 3 District Final – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Today in the MHSAA: 6/10/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 10, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central finished a perfect season, and Brighton won its third straight Finals title –

2. BOYS GOLF Orchard Lake St. Mary’s won its first Finals championship in this sport, and Detroit Catholic Central, Traverse City St. Francis and Clarkston Everest Collegiate also were victorious –

3. BOYS LACROSSE Detroit Catholic Central surged during the second half, and Detroit Country Day posted one of the highest scoring totals in Finals history as they clinched championships –

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 top-ranked Gaylord downed honorable mention Essexville Garber and then No. 5 Escanaba to clinch a Regional title – Petoskey News-Review

5. SOFTBALL No. 7 Hillman scored a combined 29 runs to defeat Rudyard and Indian River Inland Lakes in Division 4, and broke the MHSAA record for runs in a season – Alpena News

6. BASEBALL No. 10 Norway earned its first trip to the Semifinals with a 3-2 win over No. 12 Rudyard in Division 4 – Iron Mountain Daily News

7. SOFTBALL No. 8 Clare claimed its first Regional title since 1986, defeating St. Louis and honorable mention Standish-Sterling in Division 3 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian advanced to the Division 4 Semifinals with a shootout win over No. 13 Elk Rapids – MI Sports Now

9. SOFTBALL Honorable mention New Lothrop advanced in Division 3 with wins over honorable mention Otisville-LakeVille Memorial and No. 6  Cass City – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BASEBALL No. 15 Spring Lake advanced to the Semifinals for the first time since 1995 with an 11-5 win over Petoskey in Division 2 – Muskegon Chronicle