Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/18

December 5, 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.

Easily the most highlight-loaded evening of the winter season thus far Tuesday saw the end of two impressive winning streaks, a milestone victory and the matchup of two of the best in swimming & diving statewide in local competition.

1. Girls Basketball: Hudson handed Pittsford its first regular-season loss since Jan. 24, 2013, 38-30 – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. Girls Basketball: Ida coach Tim Leonard earned his 500th win with his team’s 70-33 victory over Monroe Jefferson – Monroe Evening News

3. Boys Swimming & Diving: Holland West Ottawa – No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – downed LPD3 No. 1 Holland Christian 109-74 – Holland Sentinel

4. Boys Basketball: Roseville handed New Haven its first regular-season loss in two calendar years, 72-66 – Macomb Daily

5. Boys Basketball: Wyoming Godwin Heights bounced back from a close loss to Grand Rapids Christian with a 57-54 win over reigning Class A runner-up Holland West Ottawa – FOX 17

6. Girls Basketball: East Lansing hung on for a 59-55 win over Williamston in a matchup of teams with championship aspirations in Divisions 1 and 2, respectively – Lansing State Journal

7. Girls Basketball: Molly Davis scored 31 points to lead Midland Dow past Freeland 47-39 – Midland Daily News

8. Boys Basketball: Reece Castor scored 35 points including the game-winner against Ishpeming – The Upbeat

9. Girls Basketball: Six underclassmen combined for 37 points as Hartland downed Fenton 61-37 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. Boys Basketball: Kevin Garwo knocked down a 3-pointer in the final seconds to lead Waterford Kettering past Royal Oak 63-60 – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette