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: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)