Today in the MHSAA: 11/5/19

November 5, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

District play began across the state Monday for many of more than 700 volleyball teams, and we gathered some of the most notable headlines from vast coverage on both peninsulas.

1. Volleyball: Honorable mention Lake Orion upset No. 6 Clarkston in four sets to open Division 1 District play – Oakland Press

2. Volleyball: Howell swept Lakes Valley Conference champion South Lyon East to kick off Division 1 District play – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Volleyball: Midland Dow came back after losing the first set to win the next three against Bay City Western in Division 1 – Midland Daily News

4. Volleyball: Hillsdale Academy came back after losing the first set to win the next three against Pittsford, avenging District losses to the Wildcats the last two years in Division 4 – Hillsdale Daily News

5. Volleyball: Division 1 top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy opened the postseason with a sweep of Livonia Stevenson – Observer & Eccentric

6. Volleyball: No. 4 Hamilton began Division 2 District play with a sweep of Hudsonville Unity Christian – Holland Sentinel

7. Volleyball: No. 6 Kingsley opened Division 2 District play with a sweep of Boyne City – Up North Live

8. Volleyball: Honorable mention Carney-Nadeau opened Division 4 District play with a sweep of Powers North Central – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Volleyball: Johannesburg-Lewiston swept Harbor Springs to open its Division 3 District – Petoskey News-Review

10. Volleyball: Mt. Morris downed Division 2 honorable mention Corunna in five sets in a District opener – Owosso Argus-Press

Also of note …

Football: Oxford coach Bud Rowley retired with 264 wins over 43 seasons – State Champs Sports Network

Today in the MHSAA: 12/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 6, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Maddux Locke broke her mother’s Springport record for steals with 16 in a 64-16 win over Bellevue – Jackson Citizen Patriot

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sofia Keller scored her 1,000th career point during Battle Creek Academy’s 49-35 win over Tekonsha – Battle Creek Enquirer

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids Christian defeated reigning Division 2 runner-up South Christian 58-48 – Grand Rapids Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Reigning Division 2 runner-up Frankenmuth downed Lake City – 24-2 last season – 39-23 – WJRT

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Maple City Glen Lake edged Traverse City St. Francis 36-32 in a season opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Rudy Maynard’s game-winning 3-pointer sent Jenison past Allendale 45-44 – Grand Rapids Press

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City John Glenn came back from an early 20-3 deficit to defeat Midland 68-62 – Bay City Times

8. BOYS BASKETBALL A 51-point game and buzzer-beating shot gave Saline plenty of highlights during a 74-72 win over Canton – Saline Post

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Freshman Mia McGregor scored 47 points in Mio’s 66-23 win over Au Gres-Sims – Bay City Times

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Fruitport Calvary Christian defeated Fruitport High for the first time, 62-57 – Local Sports Journal