Today in the MHSAA: 1/16/19

January 16, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Tuesday night is usually a basketball night – and there’s big news to report. But the most major headline may have come in the pool as three swimming & diving stories made today’s top 10.

1. Boys Swimming & Diving: Lower Peninsula Division 1 honorable mention Zeeland downed LPD3 No. 1 Holland Christian 113-73 to take the lead in the Ottawa Kent Conference Green – Holland Sentinel

2. Girls Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth downed reigning Class B champion Detroit Country Day 65-60 – Flint Journal

3. Boys Basketball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer ended Muskegon’s 58-game league winning streak with a 63-59 overtime win – Muskegon Chronicle

4. Boys Basketball: Roseville downed Macomb Dakota 63-56 in a matchup of Macomb Area Conference Red contenders – Detroit News

5. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD1 No. 5 Ann Arbor Pioneer outraced honorable mention Ann Arbor Huron 117-69 – We Love Ann Arbor

6. Boys Basketball: Behind eight 3-pointers by Nolan Finkbeiner, Hemlock handed Sanford Meridian its first loss, 60-51 – Saginaw News

7. Hockey: Division 2 top-ranked Hartland downed No. 9 Howell 7-1 after being outshot during the first period – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD3 No. 3 Spring Lake earned a key 98-88 league win over LPD2 honorable mention Jenison – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Girls Basketball: Michigan Center remained undefeated with a 52-38 win over rival Hanover-Horton – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

10. Boys Basketball: Hudsonville made a strong move in the O-K Red with a big win over East Kentwood – FOX 17

Also of note …

Basketball: Coopersville will be celebrating its 100th season of basketball Friday, and this collection includes many highlights both girls and boys from all over that first century – Grand Rapids Press

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press