Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/17

January 25, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A record-setting free-throw run came to an end Tuesday with one of the longest streaks in both Michigan and national high school history, while a northern ski power continued a winning streak as well in the Big North Conference.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 

Boys Basketball

Foster Loyer’s record-setting free throw run ended at 119 straight in Clarkston’s 59-39 win over North Farmington; he bested the previous MHSAA record by 17 – Detroit News

Burton Atherton rode Victor McEwen’s 41 points to a 77-64 win over neighbor Burton Bendle – Flint Journal

East Lansing, the leader in the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue, downed CAAC Red first-place St. Johns 62-51 – Lansing State Journal

Holland West Ottawa improved to 9-1 with a 63-41 win over Grandville that gave coach Steve Windemuller his 300th win on the bench – Holland Sentinel

Morley Stanwood’s Nic Huntey went over 1,000 career points in a 65-56 win over Newaygo – Big Rapids News

Girls Basketball

The Ottawa-Kent Conference Black has become one of the most competitive leagues in the state this season, with Muskegon, Reeths-Puffer and Mona Shores all tied for first after the Big Reds’ 51-48 win Tuesday – Muskegon Chronicle

Marysville handed Marine City its first loss this season, 40-35 in Macomb Area Conference Gold play – Clinton Township Voice


Division 1 No. 2 Brighton got three goals and two assists from Jake Crespi in an 8-0 win over No. 10 Howell – Livingston Daily Press & Argus


Petoskey’s boys continued their string of success against the Big North Conference, while Petoskey’s girls beat both Traverse City Central and West in a race for the first time in multiple seasons – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press