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: 2/22/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 22, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Big Rapids downed Reed City 48-46 to clinch the Central State Activities Association championship – Big Rapids Pioneer

2. HOCKEY Petoskey advanced in its Division 3 Regional with a 5-4 triple-overtime win over Cadillac – Petoskey News-Review

3. HOCKEY Bay Area also advanced in Division 3, with a 5-4 win over Freeland/Nouvel/Valley Lutheran – WJRT

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mason County Central downed Fremont in a crossover matchup of West Michigan Conference teams that are a combined 31-8 this winter – MI Sports Now

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech handed Riverview Gabriel Richard just its third loss, 70-63 – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Watervliet came back multiple times to get past Martin 42-40 – WWMT

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc followed Bryce O’Mara to a 73-66 win over Grand Blanc – Mid-Michigan Now

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City won its 18th straight game, 49-36 over Hart – MI Sports Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall pulled within one more win of a perfect regular season with a 65-43 victory over Fremont – CatchMark SportsNet

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake Linden-Hubbell earned an impressive 65-54 win over Crystal Falls Forest Park – Upper Michigan Source