Today in the MHSAA: 1/17/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 17, 2024

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Karie Keefer scored 33 points in Freeland’s 67-61 win over Chelsea as the Division 2 contenders played in memory of late Falcons coach Tom Zolinski – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Iron Mountain edged Kingsford 48-47 in a matchup of arguably the top teams in the Upper Peninsula – Upper Michigan Source

3. BOYS BASKETBALL MJ Yeager became Saginaw Nouvel’s all-time leading scorer with 31 more points in his team’s win over Standish-Sterling – Saginaw News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich defeated Fenton 66-49 to earn coach Gary Barns his 500th career victory – WJRT

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Braiden Whitaker went over 1,000 career points in Dundee’s 72-63 win over Monroe Jefferson – Monroe News

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central moved into first alone in the Big North Conference with a 51-40 win over second-place Cadillac – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Utica turned back Fraser’s challenge for first in the Macomb Area Conference Blue with a 63-31 win – Macomb Daily

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Mancelona pushed past Bellaire 50-49 in a matchup of Ski Valley Conference leaders – Up North Live

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Jackson Northwest maintained its lead in the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference with a 59-44 win over Marshall – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Big-time scorers matched up as Chelsea edged Saline 59-57 – Ann Arbor News

Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 27, 2024

1. SKIING Traverse City Central’s boys broke West’s title streak at the Division 1 Finals, and West’s girls continued as repeat champs – Girls | Boys

2. SKIING Cadillac’s girls took back the Division 2 Finals championship, while Petoskey’s boys won their 12th over the last 13 seasons – Girls | Boys

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee earned an impressive 45-32 win over Big Rapids to open Division 2 District play – Ludington Daily News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Holly earned its first District win since 2018, 62-44 over Lapeer in Division 1 – WJRT

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Jenison entered this week 2-20, but earned one of the night’s biggest upsets 46-45 over Grandville in Division 1 – Grand Rapids Press

6. HOCKEY Howell opened its Division 1 Regional run with a 4-1 win over Kalamazoo Eagles – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. HOCKEY Bay City and Saginaw Heritage set up a Division 2 Regional Final matchup with wins – Mid-Michigan Now

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Chibueze Amaezecki tipped in the winning points with six seconds to play in a 46-44 Division 2 win over Parchment – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Carsonville-Port Sanilac downed Kinde North Huron 56-53 in overtime in a Division 4 opener – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mekhi Radford-Donawa scored 39 points to lead Marysville past Armada 69-58 in Division 2 District play – Port Huron Times Herald