Today in the MHSAA: 11/9/17

November 9, 2017

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. Volleyball: Nearly a year after finishing Class C runner-up, unranked Brown City finds itself two wins from returning to Kellogg Arena next week with the next step a Regional Final against No. 6 Unionville-Sebewaing – Port Huron Times Herald

2. Volleyball: Reigning champion and top-ranked Bronson got in some film study Wednesday as it prepared for tonight’s Regional Final against No. 4 Schoolcraft – Sturgis Journal 

3. Diving: Gaylord’s Caitlyn Elenz will compete in a Division 3 Regional tonight after coming back from a concussion sustained last month – Gaylord Herald Times

4. Volleyball: No. 8 Rogers City is focused on honorable mention Bellaire after eliminating No. 2 Leland in a Class D Regional Semifinal on Tuesday – Alpena News

5. Volleyball: Honorable mention Fruitport is gearing up for a Class B Regional Final against Grant coming off a big win over Grand Rapids Catholic Central – Grand Haven Tribune 

6. Football: Belding is enjoying its best season since 1998 and now faces reigning champion Grand Rapids Catholic Central in a Division 4 Regional Final – Greenville Daily News 

7. Football: Portland will host what’s become an annual playoff matchup with reigning champion Grand Rapids West Catholic in Division 5 – Ionia Sentinel-Standard

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