Today in the MHSAA: 12/16/16

December 16, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Looking for a neat feel-good story today? Check out how a Rogers City man filled in the missing words on a 78-year-old trophy in the school’s display case, a great find from our daily grazing of statewide preps coverage.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Boys Basketball

Frankenmuth rebounded from a loss to Bridgeport with a 48-47 win over rival Millington led by Mario Whitley’s 28 points and 18 rebounds – Saginaw News

Hancock remained undefeated with a 41-37 win over rival Houghton – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Girls Basketball

A close game at halftime turned into a 44-26 St. Clair win over Almont – Clinton Township Voice


Traverse City West scored first and most in a 5-2 win over rival Traverse City Central – Traverse City Record-Eagle


Clare went 1-1 with a win over Saginaw Nouvel and loss to Freeland, as Hart Smalley earned his 100th win – Saginaw News

Good Reads

A 1939 trophy at Rogers City didn't list a champion and led to a resident’s quest to find out more about the only team in school history to finish a boys basketball regular season undefeated – and have the final words added to the award – Alpena News

“Battle of the Fans VI” kicked off this week, and the northern Lower Peninsula has had its share of contenders including reigning champion Traverse City West and Petoskey – which will be applying again according to this report on the benefits of a strong student section – Petoskey News Review

Today in the MHSAA: 4/17/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 17, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 3 honorable mention Millington swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing 7-2 and 3-1 – WJRT

2. SOFTBALL Division 3 No. 4 Laingsburg swept Division 4 No. 3 Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 13-0 and 6-2 – Lansing State Journal

3. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 10 Richland Gull Lake and No. 3 Stevensville Lakeshore split – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. GIRLS SOCCER Zeeland East edged Division 2 No. 12 Zeeland West 3-2 – Holland Sentinel

5. SOFTBALL Pinconning’s Geena Gauthier threw her second-straight no-hitter as part of a sweep of Reese – Bay City Times

6. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mentions Freeland and Saginaw Swan Valley settled their games late, 15-14 in eight innings for the Falcons and 11-6 for Swan Valley after being tied in the seventh – Saginaw News

7. SOFTBALL Alpena earned a split with Division 2 honorable mention Cheboygan – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

8. TRACK & FIELD The Johannesburg-Lewiston girls and Cheboygan boys won in close tri meets – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. SOFTBALL Division 3 honorable mention Evart swept Clare 3-2 and 7-1 – Cadillac News

10. BASEBALL Camden-Frontier rallied late for a 7-6 win over Pittsford – Hillsdale Daily News