Today in the MHSAA: 12/21/16

December 21, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The last busy night in Michigan high school sports before Christmas featured some giant basketball battles as contenders in Class A boys and Class A and B girls faced off.

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

Detroit U-D Jesuit, the reigning Class A champion, downing injury-depleted Macomb Dakota 69-61 in a rematch of last season’s Semifinal – Detroit Free Press

Hanover-Horton came back from an early 21-8 deficit to remain undefeated with a 63-62 win over Concord – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

Markell Jackson had 12 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocks as Muskegon downed Grand Haven 45-37 – Muskegon Chronicle

McBain won a key matchup of Class C powers, 73-62 over Boyne City after trailing by three at the start of the fourth quarter – Cadillac News

Hillman won coach Eric Muszynski his 200th victory, 64-46 over Rudyard – Alpena News

Dundee earned reportedly the 1,000th win in program history, 60-50 over Carlton Airport – Monroe Evening News

Girls Basketball

Detroit Country Day downed Midland Dow 56-46 in a matchup of likely contenders in Class B and A, respectively – MLive-Detroit

Spring Lake’s Reiko Johnson broke her school’s record for career points, but Shelby came away with a 49-47 win – Muskegon Chronicle


Unranked Calumet posted a strong statement in Division 3 with a 7-1 win over rival and No. 9-ranked Houghton – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Boys Swimming & Diving

Saline diver Dakota Hurbis broke his school and pool records with a score of 351.9 to lead the Hornets over Adrian – Saline Post

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune