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: 5/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 20, 2024

1. TRACK & FIELD The Pinckney boys won their Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional in historic fashion, and Dearborn Divine Child’s girls won a strong race impressively as well – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS SOCCER Allen Park Cabrini avenged an earlier loss to Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart with a 3-2 victory that clinched the St. Anne Tournament title, the program’s first Catholic High School League championship in this sport – Southgate News-Herald

3. TRACK & FIELD The Bark River-Harris girls won their third-straight Regional title in UPD2, and the Pickford boys also were victorious – Escanaba Daily Press

4. GIRLS SOCCER Big Rapids downed Howard City Tri County 5-1 to clinch the Central State Activities Association championship – MI Sports Now

5. GIRLS SOCCER Farmington Hills Mercy defeated Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in the Bishop Tournament final 3-1 to win its first CHSL title in this sport in 31 years – Oakland Press

6. TRACK & FIELD The East Grand Rapids girls and Ada Forest Hills Eastern boys were LPD2 Regional champions at Sparta – FOX 17

7. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 13 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s also won its first CHSL Tournament championship, defeating Division 3 No. 2 Macomb Lutheran North 3-1 in the Cardinal finale – Macomb Daily

8. TRACK & FIELD The Hillsdale Academy top-ranked girls repeated as LPD4 Regional champions, and the top-ranked boys team took back the title from 2023 champ Reading – Hillsdale Daily News

9. TRACK & FIELD Brighton swept girls and boys Regional titles for the first time, in LPD1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. TRACK & FIELD Clare’s No. 3-ranked girls won their 10th-straight Regional title, and Clare’s top-ranked boys their fourth in a row, in LPD3 at Charlevoix – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun