Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/17

December 5, 2017

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. Boys Basketball: Many of the names are different, but Powers North Central got scoring from 10 players to increase its state record winning streak to 84 with a 71-50 win over Stephenson on opening night – Escanaba Daily Press

2. Boys Basketball: Despite 12 3-pointers by Painesdale-Jeffers, Bessemer hung on for a 71-63 overtime victory – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

3. Boys Basketball: Reading came back from 10 down in the third quarter to win the opener over Camden-Frontier 66-57 – Hillsdale Daily News

4. Boys Bowling: Saline trailed 10-0 after losing both Baker games, but came back to dominate the head-to-head portion and defeat Tecumseh 17-13 – Saline Post

5. Boys Basketball: Rapid River held off Carney-Nadeau’s second-half charge to hold on for a 56-53 win – Escanaba Daily Press

6. Boys Basketball: Bronson delivered first-year coach Damien Loveless his first win with the program, 67-44 over Battle Creek St. Philip – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. Girls Basketball: Hesperia went on a 27-6 third-quarter run to come back from a 10-point halftime deficit and defeat Custer Mason County Eastern 56-52 – Local Sports Journal

8. Boys Basketball: Essexville Garber opened a 20-point lead by halftime to get past Pinconning 64-39 – Bay City Times

9. Boys Basketball: Zach Boyd and Armondo Beverly had double-doubles as Burr Oak opened with a 68-57 win over White Pigeon – Sturgis Journal

10. Hockey: Escanaba scored six goals during the second period to down Negaunee 13-6 – Marquette Mining Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press