Today in the MHSAA: 12/6/18

December 6, 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.

Wrestling season opened Wednesday evening, and a matchup of two of the state’s best tops the following list of major events – followed by a number of key early-season hockey meetings.

1. Wrestling: Top-ranked and reigning Division 1 champion Detroit Catholic Central opened the season with a 54-22 win over No. 5 Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Hockey: Bryce Kallen scored five goals to lead Division 1 No. 3 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s past Division 3 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 7-4 – Oakland Press

3. Hockey: Division 1 No. 8 Farmington moved to 7-1 with a 6-2 win over Division 2 No. 13 Canton – Observer & Eccentric

4. Hockey: Division 2 No. 6 Saline overcame two deficits to tie Division 3 No. 11 Livonia Churchill 2-2 – Saline Post

5. Boys Basketball: Joseph Moeggenberg’s 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in overtime gave Gaylord St. Mary a 53-52 win over Mancelona – Petoskey News-Review

6. Wrestling: Division 1 No. 10 Hudsonville opened its season with a sweep of Allendale (41-33) and Cedar Springs (39-30) – FOX 17

7. Boys Basketball: Kyle Mikolajczak scored 42 points to lead Manistee Catholic Central past Big Rapids Crossroads 66-56 – Manistee News Advocate

8. Wrestling: Division 4 No. 3 Clinton opened the season with a pair of wins, over Ida and Napoleon – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Hockey: Traverse City Central earned its first victory this season, edging Cadillac 7-6 – WPBN

10. Hockey: Division 3 No. 13 Midland Dow moved past rival Midland 6-1 – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Iron Mountain’s Marcus Johnson went over 1,000 career points in his team’s win over Manistique – Iron Mountain Daily News

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