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: 4/16/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 16, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Rockford defeated 2023 Division 1 runner-up Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 13-6 – FOX 17

2. BASEBALL After losing a four-run lead, Midland came back three times to defeat Division 1 No. 6 Grand Blanc 10-9 in 10 innings – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 2 Troy Athens edged reigning champion Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 1-0 – Oakland Press

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Cheboygan avenged a 2023 sweep by Division 1 honorable mention Traverse City West with 11-4 and 11-1 victories – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

5. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central downed Forest Hills Northern 1-0 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 8 Sterling Heights Stevenson won a pitchers’ duel 3-1 over Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

7. SOFTBALL Reigning Division 3 champion and current No. 3 Standish-Sterling earned its first victory this spring, 10-9 over Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary – Bay City Times

8. GIRLS LACROSSE Traverse City United earned its first win of its first season, 10-8 over Saginaw Heritage – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 14 Freeland earned its second-straight shutout, 4-0 over Birch Run, to remain undefeated – Saginaw News

10. GIRLS SOCCER Coldwater downed rival Sturgis 6-0 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Past Detroit Edison star Rickea Jackson was taken fourth overall in the WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks – MLIVE-Detroit

GIRLS BASKETBALL Al Schrauben retired as Portland St. Patrick girls basketball coach with a record of 729-208 and the third-most wins in MHSAA history in the sport – Lansing State Journal