Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/18

December 4, 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.

Girls basketball season tipped off Monday and today’s list is dominated by hoops, led by a last-second game-winning shot in the northern Lower Peninsula.

1. Boys Basketball: Skyler Spangler’s buzzer beating-shot gave Central Lake a 58-56 win over Ellsworth – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Basketball: Dajanee Cox scored 27 points as Detroit Henry Ford opened with a 52-42 win over Detroit Public Safety – Detroit News

3. Girls Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth began a season carrying high expectations with a 67-19 win over Lapeer – WJRT

4. Girls Basketball: Lake City won the first girls game in its new gym, 68-28 over Harrison – MI Sports Now

5. Boys Basketball: Midland Dow avenged last season’s loss to Beaverton with a 71-49 win – Midland Daily News

6. Hockey: Escanaba came back from an early two-goal deficit to get past Negaunee 6-5 – Escanaba Daily Press

7. Girls Basketball: Kingsford opened with an impressive 56-45 win over Ishpeming – The Upbeat

8. Girls Basketball: After leading by a point at halftime, Reading built a 22-0 run on the way to a 69-43 win over Camden-Frontier – Hillsdale Daily News

9. Boys Basketball: Lincoln Alcona made 8 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull past AuGres-Sims 62-56 – Alpena News

10. Boys Basketball: Kinde-North Huron rode a 23-2 third-quarter run to pull away from Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 5/22/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 22, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 10 Brownstown Woodhaven edged No. 6 Allen Park 10-9, ending the Jaguars' 14-year reign as a Downriver League champions with its first outright league title in this sport – Southgate News-Herald

2. TRACK & FIELD Kingsley swept championships at the 62nd Northwest Conference championship meet and in the Stags’ last season in the league; the Kingsley girls are ranked No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 3  Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. SOFTBALL Zeeland West clinched the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green title with a 3-2 walk-off win over Division 1 honorable mention Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Holland Sentinel

4. TRACK & FIELD The Midland Dow girls and Midland High boys claimed Saginaw Valley League championship meet wins – Midland Daily News

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 6 Saginaw Swan Valley clinched a share of the Tri-Valley Conference Red title with a 10-inning win over No. 8 Frankenmuth, and will attempt to reign outright today – Saginaw News

6. BASEBALL Division 2 top-ranked Flint Powers Catholic swept Midland Dow on a record-setting day to claim its first SVL championship in this sport – WJRT

7. SOFTBALL Marysville downed Utica 8-6 to clinch the Macomb Area Conference White title – Macomb Daily

8. TRACK & FIELD Brownstown Woodhaven continued girls and boys championship streaks in the Downriver League; the Woodhaven girls are No. 6 in LPD1 – Southgate News-Herald

9. TRACK & FIELD The Saugatuck girls and LPD4 No. 2 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep boys won Southwestern Athletic Conference championship meets – Holland Sentinel

10. SOFTBALL/BASEBALL The Division 2 No. 7 Goodrich softball team and Flushing baseball team won overall Flint Metro League championships – WJRT Softball | Baseball

Also of note …

BASEBALL Muskegon Oakridge swept Montague to finish as outright champion in the West Michigan Conference – Local Sports Journal

TRACK & FIELD The Monroe Jefferson and Erie Mason girls and Ottawa Lake Whiteford and Milan boys won league meets – Monroe News

GIRLS SOCCER Saugatuck and Holland Black River played to a 1-1 draw to share the SAC Lakeshore championship – Holland Sentinel

SOFTBALL Division 3 No. 5 Evart earned a share of the Highland Conference title with a sweep of Roscommon – Cadillac News