Today in the MHSAA: 12/18/18

December 18, 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.

The final week before schools head into holiday break got started in record-setting fashion as a pair of the state’s top girls basketball teams combined to score 185 points during a marathon matchup.

1. Girls Basketball: Michigan Center avenged last season’s loss to Williamston as the team’s tied the MHSAA girls basketball record going five overtimes before the Cardinals emerged with a 95-90 victory – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

2. Boys Basketball: Kalamazoo Central extended its league winning streak to 43 with a 62-37 win over rival Battle Creek Central – WWMT

3. Boys Basketball: Chassell downed Dollar Bay 51-42, breaking a six-game losing streak against last season’s Class D semifinalist – The Upbeat

4. Girls Basketball: Iron Mountain sank a free throw during the final minute to get past Calumet 48-47 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

5. Girls Basketball: Jaden Berthume scored 26 points as Coleman downed Sanford Meridian – Midland Daily News

6. Boys Basketball: Clare improved to 5-1 by handing McBain its first loss, 53-52 – MI Sports Now

7. Boys Basketball: Adrian Lenawee Christian improved to 4-0 with a 50-33 win over Jonesville – Adrian Daily Telegram

8. Boys Basketball: Pittsford came back from an early deficit to get past Litchfield 68-47 – Hillsdale Daily News

9. Boys Basketball: Emcee Williams scored a career-high 28 points to lead Muskegon Reeths-Puffer past Grand Rapids West Catholic 61-48 – Muskegon Chronicle

10. Girls Basketball: Richland Gull Lake moved to 4-0 with a big win over league foe Kalamazoo Loy Norrix –

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