Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 26, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 2 No. 5 Portland made a strong statement with a 45-21 win over Division 1 No. 11 East Lansing – Lansing State Journal

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 3 Detroit U-D Jesuit moved into first alone in the Detroit Catholic League Central with a 69-67 win over former co-leader and top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central – Detroit News

3. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 4 Union City downed No. 5 Bronson 57-17 in a Big 8 Conference matchup – Coldwater Daily Reporter

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 9 Grosse Pointe North took over first place alone in the Macomb Area Conference Red with a 59-51 win over former co-leader Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 6 Dexter came back from a 10-point deficit to defeat Saline 43-39 and take over first alone in the Southeastern Conference Red – Chelsea Sun Times News

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ava Boike became Genesee Christian’s all-time leading scorer during a big win over Burton Atherton – Flint Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Edison handed Division 1 No. 13 Parma Western its first loss this season, 60-47 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Maple City Glen Lake delivered Division 3 No. 4 Benzie Central’s first defeat, 64-56 – Up North Live

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 13 Muskegon held on to first place alone in the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green with a 55-47 win over second-place Reeths-Puffer –

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Muskegon Reeths-Puffer moved into a three-team tie for first in the O-K Green with a 47-35 win over Division 1 No. 17 Muskegon – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune