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: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune