Today in the MHSAA: 12/11/18

December 11, 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.

A matchup of hockey rivals tops the list of Monday’s most intriguing results that also includes girls and boys basketball, wrestling and girls and boys bowling action to kick off the week – plus a notable football coaching hire in the mid-Michigan area.

1. Hockey: Portage Central downed rival Portage Northern 5-2 to reclaim the Canoe Trophy –

2. Boys Basketball: Brimley improved to 4-0 with a 90-70 win over Mackinaw City – MI Sports Now

3. Boys Basketball: Pontiac remained undefeated with a 61-53 win over Mount Clemens – Oakland Press

4. Boys Basketball: Ironwood came back to remain unbeaten with a 62-59 win over Washburn, Wis. – The Upbeat

5. Girls Basketball: Kelsey Richards scored all 20 of her points in the first half of Fruitport Calvary Christian’s big win over Muskegon Heights – Muskegon Chronicle

6. Boys Basketball: Lincoln Alcona led by as many as 29 before completing a 60-55 win over Posen – Alpena News

7. Boys Basketball: Kory Henigan’s 30 points led Hillman in a big win over Whittemore-Prescott – WBKB

8. Bowling: Tecumseh’s girls and boys earned a pair of 27-3 wins over Adrian after sweeping the Baker frames – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Wrestling: Escanaba downed Marquette and Iron Mountain for its first team wins of the season – Escanaba Daily Press

10. Boys Bowling: Ethan May bowled a match high 259 to lead Ravenna past Scottville Mason County Central – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

Football: St. Johns hired alum and former Eastern Michigan University quarterback Andy Schmitt as its new football coach after longtime coach Dave Mariage stepped down – Lansing State Journal

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