Today in the MHSAA: 12/12/18

December 12, 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 titanic early-season meet in boys swimming & diving set the tone for a highlight-filled Tuesday, with our latest list including impressive finishes in girls and boys basketball as well.

1. Boys Swimming & Diving: Midland Dow, No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 2, won its annual Pangborn Invitational with 398 points, 15 more than top-ranked Dexter – Midland Daily News

2. Boys Basketball: Grand Rapids Catholic Central came back from a double-digit deficit to down Grand Rapids Christian 50-45 – WOOD TV

3. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD1 top-ranked Holland West Ottawa continued to shine with a 115-69 win over honorable mention Zeeland – Holland Sentinel

4. Girls Basketball: Bloomfield Hills Marian downed Waterford Kettering 58-31 in a matchup of annual powers – Oakland Press

5. Boys Basketball: Detroit U-D Jesuit got past Grand Blanc 57-44 in a matchup of expected Division 1 contenders – MLive-Detroit

6. Girls Basketball: Saginaw Heritage handed Hartland its first defeat of the season, 55-35 – Saginaw News

7. Girls Basketball: Brighton continued its perfect start with a 53-30 win over Okemos – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. Girls Basketball: Adrian Madison held off Hudson 33-30 in a matchup of emerging southeastern teams – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Boys Basketball: Coloma handed Kalamazoo Christian its first defeat of the season, 73-63 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. Girls Basketball: Abby Nelson (a member of the MHSAA Student Advisory Council) led Negaunee to a 56-51 road win over Marquette – The Upbeat

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