Today in the MHSAA: 12/21/17

December 21, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10 

1. Hockey: In a rematch of last season’s Division 1 Semifinal, No. 5 Northville avenged that 5-0 loss to Brighton with a 3-1 win over the top-ranked Bulldogs – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Boys Basketball: Wyoming Godwin Heights won big in a matchup of Class B hopefuls, following Lamar Norman to a 76-58 win over Grand Rapids Catholic Central – Grand Rapids Press

3. Hockey: Division 2 No. 5 Birmingham Brother Rice won a matchup of powers, downing Division 1 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 5-2 in their “Hockey has Heart” fundraiser game – Oakland Press

4. Girls Basketball: Negaunee won a matchup of undefeated teams, handing Ishpeming its first loss 60-46 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. Girls Basketball: Pittsford ran its winning streak to 61 with one of its closest during the run, a 60-52 victory over Manchester – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Boys Basketball: Potential contenders in Class B and C met at the Williamston Holiday Hoopfest, with the host Hornets downing Dansville 84-64 – Lansing State Journal

7. Hockey: Chris Mihai had six goals and two assists to lead Grosse Ile to a 9-2 win over Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central – Southgate News-Herald

8. Hockey: Grand Haven/Spring Lake won its sixth straight game, 3-0 over Kenowa Hills/Fruitport – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Volleyball: Bad Axe coach Mindy Breault announced her retirement after 30 seasons and with more than 900 wins – Huron Daily Tribune

10. Football: Vanderbilt could be headed toward having its first football team since 1978 after its school board approved a potential co-op with Wolverine – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press