Today in the MHSAA: 1/16/20

January 16, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A major matchup of two of the Upper Peninsula’s best in girls basketball and a streak-ending performance on the wrestling mat highlight Wednesday’s headliners from across the state.

1. Girls Basketball: St. Ignace handed Pickford its first loss this season, 70-48, in a rematch from last season’s District – MI Sports Now

2. Wrestling: Union City earned its first win over Springport since 2009, 42-33, to make a major move in the Big 8 Conference – Coldwater Daily Reporter

3. Wrestling: No. 3 Brighton earned a big win over No. 4 Hartland, although the Eagles were missing a number of starters because of illness – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Girls Basketball: Lauren Laures became the second 1,000-point scorer in Pinconning history in leading her team to a 37-20 win over Gladwin – Bay City Times

5. Girls Basketball: Jayden Weber also went over 1,000 points for her career in leading East Jordan past Central Lake 63-46 – Petoskey News-Review

6. Girls Basketball: Manistee Catholic Central delivered Walkerville’s first loss this season, 46-40 – MI Sports Now

7. Boys Basketball: Traverse City St. Francis won a matchup of league leaders, 40-32 – Up North Live

8. Wrestling: Also in the Big 8, Reading edged Jonesville 42-39 in a matchup of league contenders – Hillsdale Daily News

9. Boys Basketball: Reese came back from an early 14-point deficit to get past Bad Axe 61-56 in overtime – Bay City Times

10. Hockey: White Lake Lakeland won a high-scoring matchup 6-5 over Milford – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 29, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Norway opened this season with a 49-48 win over reigning Division 4 champion Munising – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Jonathan Sanderson’s 40 points led Saline past Salem 64-54 – Ann Arbor News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg earned new coach Tim Beebe a 69-48 win over Laingsburg – WILX

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Pontiac opened with a win for new coach Andrew Myers with JJ Claudio scoring 32 points – Oakland Press

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Ada Forest Hills Eastern held on for a 64-63 win over Wyoming Lee – FOX 17

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd trailed by a point at the start of the fourth quarter but emerged with a 64-56 win over Big Rapids – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. BOYS BASKETBALL St. Ignace opened with a 55-42 win at Boyne City – Up North Live

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Holt rallied for the winning points during the final minute to get past Lansing Sexton 57-54 – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Fowlerville is off to a faster start with a 66-64 overtime win over Charlotte after finishing 3-18 a year ago – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Montague came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Muskegon Western Michigan Christian 50-43 – Local Sports Journal