Today in the MHSAA: 1/24/18

January 24, 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.

Today's Top 10 

1. Girls Basketball: Bloomfield Hills Marian finished a Detroit Catholic League Central sweep of rival Farmington Hills Mercy, the reigning champion – Observer & Eccentric

2. Boys Basketball: Ottawa Lake Whiteford downed Petersburg-Summerfield 56-41 in a key Tri-County Conference matchup, earning coach John Rice his 500th win – Monroe Evening News

3. Boys Basketball: Detroit U-D Jesuit took the upper hand in the boys Detroit Catholic League Central with a win over former co-leader Warren DeLaSalle – Macomb Daily

4. Boys Basketball: Coloma won a matchup of unbeaten teams, 58-52 over Kalamazoo Christian – St. Joseph Herald Palladium

5. Girls Basketball: Marysville stayed undefeated in the Macomb Area Conference Gold, downing contender Marine City 51-44 in overtime – Port Huron Times Herald

6. Officials: Battle Creek Police deputy chief Jim Grafton enforces the law in his community – and the rules as an MHSAA official – Battle Creek Enquirer

7. Hockey: Division 3 No. 4 Houghton scored three goals in the third period to come back and beat Kingsford 4-3 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

8. Hockey: Division 2 No. 6 Saline scored three goals in the first period and held on for a 3-2 win over Dexter – Saline Post

9. Boys Basketball: Battle Creek Harper Creek earned its first win ever at Battle Creek Central Fieldhouse, downing the host 54-47 – Battle Creek Enquirer

10. Girls Basketball: Saginaw Swan Valley stretched its lead over the final three quarters in handing Jack Pine Conference leader Gladwin only its second loss, 45-27 – Midland Daily News

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