Today in the MHSAA: 1/20/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 20, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Al Schrauben reached 700 career wins with Portland St. Patrick’s latest over Morrice, 64-27 – WILX

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Richmond took a major step in the Blue Water Area Conference with a 53-44 win over Croswell-Lexington – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Rockford stayed on top in the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red with a 61-47 win over Holland West Ottawa – FOX 17

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL North Farmington is in first alone in the Oakland Activities Association White after a 40-21 win over Oxford – Oakland Press

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale earned a key OAA Red win 48-32 over Clarkston – Detroit News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Lansing Waverly continued to lead in the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue by doubling up Grand Ledge – Lansing State Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central remains undefeated after a 63-51 win over Battle Creek Central – WWMT

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Concord won a matchup of Big 8 Conference leaders, 45-32 over Jonesville – Jackson Citizen Patriot

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Buchanan built on its lead in the Lakeland Conference with a 56-25 win over Dowagiac – Niles Daily Star

10. BOWLING Coldwater swept girls and boys varsity matches against Battle Creek Pennfield – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Today in the MHSAA: 2/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 8, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints clinched a share of the North Central Thumb League Stripes championship with a 35-22 win over Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Utica clinched a share of the Macomb Area Conference Blue title with a 47-38 win over New Baltimore Anchor Bay – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Rockford earned a key Ottawa-Kent Conference Red win, 61-49 over East Kentwood – Grand Rapids Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Haslett moved to 18-0 with another strong win, 59-49 over Lansing Catholic – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Watervliet downed reigning Division 3 champion Schoolcraft 61-47 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Negaunee sank a buzzer-beater to get past Calumet 44-43 – Upper Michigan Source

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City avenged its lone league loss 76-54 over Harbor Light Christian – Petoskey News-Review

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Elizabeth Logan set a Manistee Catholic Central record for 3-pointers in her team’s win over Bear Lake – Manistee News Advocate

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Beth Ann Ford became Saline’s winningest player in her team’s victory over Monroe – Ann Arbor News

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sault Ste. Marie earned an impressive road victory 49-37 at Traverse City Central – Up North Live

Also of note …

TRACK & FIELD The Lansing area is mourning the death of legendary Lansing Sexton coach Paul Pozega – Lansing State Journal

BASEBALL The Grand Haven and Fruitport communities are among those mourning the death of Doug VanderWall, a record-setting pitcher for the Buccaneers and longtime teacher and coach at Fruitport – Grand Haven Tribune