Today in the MHSAA: 1/17/18

January 17, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10 

1. Girls Basketball: Saginaw Heritage put up an impressive 61-38 win over Midland Dow in a matchup of top teams in the Saginaw Valley League and Class A statewide – Midland Daily News

2. Boys Basketball: Detroit Renaissance looks to be on the rise after a 60-57 win over one of Class A’s most highly-regarded in Detroit Cass Tech – Detroit News

3. Boys Basketball: Rochester moved into first place alone in the Oakland Activities Association Blue by dealing Berkley its first loss of the season, 71-55 – Oakland Press

4. Boys Swimming & Diving: Spring Lake, ranked No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, edged Grand Rapids Northview 94-90 in a key Ottawa-Kent Conference meet – Grand Haven Tribune

5. Skiing: The Cadillac girls and Clare boys won Cadillac Invitational titles, Clare on a tie-breaker – Cadillac News

6. Girls Basketball: Kalkaska got past Charlevoix 48-43 in a key Lake Michigan Conference matchup as both are chasing leader Traverse City St. Francis – Petoskey News-Review

7. Skiing: The Harbor Springs girls and Great North Alpine boys (made up of athletes from four schools) won the first meets of the Lake Michigan Conference season – Petoskey News-Review

8. Girls Basketball: Houghton stayed in first place in the Western Peninsula Athletic Conference by handing a first league loss to Calumet, 51-47 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

9. Girls Basketball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer edged rival Muskegon Mona Shores 35-33 in a matchup of top teams in their league and area – Muskegon Chronicle

10. Girls Basketball: Muskegon continued to impress with a big win over Kent City, a potential Class C contender – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press