Today in the MHSAA: 12/13/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 13, 2022

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City downed Ellsworth 71-56, ending the Lancers’ 61-game winning streak in Northern Lakes Conference play – Petoskey News-Review

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Beal City defeated Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart for the first time since 2013-14, 37-30 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Aly Matuza’s pair of late free throws pushed Troy past Farmington 48-47 – Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor Trillium followed DaMaryon and Keymarryon Fishburn to a 71-57 win over Ann Arbor Greenhills – Detroit News

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake Leelanau St. Mary continued its dominating start with a 68-34 win over Buckley – Up North Live

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grosse Ile defeated Gibraltar Carlson 64-22 in a matchup of teams that both won 18 games last season – Southgate News-Herald

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bay City Western jumped out to a quick lead and held on to get past Reese 38-31 – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Bradley Richards had 25 points and 20 rebounds as Fruitport Calvary Christian got past Pentwater 77-42 – Local Sports Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Milford improved to 3-0 with a 57-24 win over Livonia Churchill – Hometown Life

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage downed Bay City Western 74-34 – WJRT

Also of note …

CONFERENCE REALIGNMENT Menominee, Gladstone and Kingsford will be joining the Western Peninsula Athletic Conference for football in 2023, with changes to include a halt to the football rivalry between Menominee and Escanaba that dates to 1897 – Escanaba Daily Press

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News