Today in the MHSAA: 11/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 8, 2023

1. VOLLEYBALL No. 5 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern advanced with a four-set win over top-ranked Hudsonville in a Division 1 Regional Final – FOX 17

2. VOLLEYBALL Top-ranked North Branch came back after losing the first two sets to defeat No. 3 Marysville in five in Division 2 – Port Huron Times Herald

3. VOLLEYBALL No. 2 Northville trailed in the fifth set but came back to defeat No. 9 Temperance Bedford in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Hometown Life

4. VOLLEYBALL St. Joseph Our Lady of the Lake Catholic upset No. 2 Mendon with a sweep in Division 4 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. VOLLEYBALL Honorable mention Saline split the first two sets and won the next two to defeat No. 6 Brighton in Division 1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. VOLLEYBALL No. 7 Calumet swept No. 9 Manistique in a Division 3 Regional Semifinal – Escanaba Daily Press

7. VOLLEYBALL No. 7 Frankenmuth advanced with a four-set win over No. 9 Essexville Garber in Division 2 – Saginaw News

8. VOLLEYBALL No. 5 Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart continued its Division 4 repeat pursuit with a five-set win over honorable mention Fowler – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. VOLLEYBALL No. 5 Traverse City St. Francis swept honorable mention Shelby in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. VOLLEYBALL No. 3 Plymouth Christian Academy swept Royal Oak Shrine Catholic in Division 3, ending the latter’s three-year Regional title streak – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press