Today in the MHSAA: 1/24/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 24, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Buchanan downed Bronson 42-29 in a matchup of top Division 3 teams statewide – Sturgis Journal

2. HOCKEY After falling to Division 3 No. 2 Traverse Bay Reps 8-0 earlier this season, Big Rapids avenged with a 5-2 win – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian handed Brethren its first defeat of the season, 35-30 – MI Sports Now

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Maddux Overweg broke a school 3-pointers record from 1992 in Springport’s 58-32 win over Battle Creek Pennfield – Jackson Citizen Patriot

5. SKIING The Onekama boys and Grand Rapids Christian girls won Bryan Groenevelt Memorial Invitational titles at Crystal Mountain – Benzie Record Patriot

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Okemos earned one of its best wins this season, 48-41 over Lansing Waverly – Lansing State Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Battle Creek Central earned its first win over Harper Creek in five years, 55-43 – Battle Creek Enquirer

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Defense reigned as Detroit Cody edged Denby 39-36 – Detroit News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Alcona edged Alpena 49-48 in double overtime – WBKB

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Carleton Airport came back to defeat New Boston Huron 53-45 – Monroe News

Today in the MHSAA: 9/25/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 25, 2023

1. CROSS COUNTRY The Lower Peninsula Division 1 No. 3 Romeo, Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard and LPD3 No. 2 Jackson Lumen Christi girls and LPD1 No. 9 Ann Arbor Pioneer, LPD2 No. 7 Adrian and LPD4 No. 3 Hillsdale Academy boys won races at the annual Jackson Invitational –

2. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 8 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central and LPD2 No. 1 Grand Rapids Christian girls and Holland West Ottawa and LPD2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Christian boys were among champions at the Grand Rapids South Christian Cougar Falcon Invitational –

3. VOLLEYBALL Cadillac defeated Division 2 No. 8 Three Rivers to win the latter’s invitational, and Division 3 No. 7 Lake City downed Beal City to clinch at Kalkaska – Cadillac News

4. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Wyandotte Roosevelt repeated as Downriver Classic champion – Southgate News-Herald

5. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow nearly doubled up the runner-up in winning the Tri Cities Championship – Midland Daily News

6. CROSS COUNTRY Traverse City West swept Gold championships, and the LPD3 No. 3 Elk Rapids girls and No. 5 Clare boys won Blue races at the Cadillac Veterans Serving Veterans Invitational; West’s girls are No. 9 in LPD1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle |

7. BOYS TENNIS LPD4 No. 4 Ludington won six flights in claiming the overall Allegan Invitational title – Ludington Daily News

8. VOLLEYBALL Izzy Whittaker went over 1,000 career kills for Division 1 honorable mention Grand Haven as her team defeated Lake Orion and honorable mention Lowell and fell to No. 9 Bloomfield Hills Marian in five sets – Local Sports Journal

9. CROSS COUNTRY Bay City Western swept championships and the LPD4 No. 9 Breckenridge girls and LPD3 No. 12 St. Louis boys also were victorious at the Kayner Delta Invitational; Western’s boys are an honorable mention in LPD1 – Saginaw News |

10. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 2 Brighton, Dearborn Divine Child and Allen Park Cabrini girls and LPD1 No. 4 Canton, AAFGR and Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central boys won Monroe Jefferson Invitational races – Monroe News |