Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 26, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing remains undefeated after a key 66-54 win over Okemos – Lansing State Journal

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Benzie Central took over first alone in the Northwest Conference with a 60-51 win over Glen Lake – Up North Live

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Diamond Prince’s school-record 40 points led Troy past Berkley 63-38 – Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Drayten Evans scored a school-record 50 points in Central Lake’s 101-50 win over Grand Traverse Academy – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City remains alone atop the Northern Lakes Conference thanks to a 45-34 win over Ellsworth – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Napoleon pulled ahead of Michigan Center in the Cascades Conference East with a 50-44 victory – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. COMPETITIVE CHEER Marion was first and Evart second at the latter’s meet – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow defeated Flint Powers Catholic and Bay City Western – Midland Daily News

9. GYMNASTICS Charlotte Calhoun was first all-around to lead Coldwater, but Jackson Area won the team competition 125.6-115.225 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington also reached 100 points, defeating Traverse City Central 100-77 – Ludington Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Longtime former Lowell coach Noel Dean is returning to Michigan to take over at Chelsea – Grand Rapids Press

Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 27, 2024

1. SKIING Traverse City Central’s boys broke West’s title streak at the Division 1 Finals, and West’s girls continued as repeat champs – Girls | Boys

2. SKIING Cadillac’s girls took back the Division 2 Finals championship, while Petoskey’s boys won their 12th over the last 13 seasons – Girls | Boys

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee earned an impressive 45-32 win over Big Rapids to open Division 2 District play – Ludington Daily News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Holly earned its first District win since 2018, 62-44 over Lapeer in Division 1 – WJRT

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Jenison entered this week 2-20, but earned one of the night’s biggest upsets 46-45 over Grandville in Division 1 – Grand Rapids Press

6. HOCKEY Howell opened its Division 1 Regional run with a 4-1 win over Kalamazoo Eagles – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. HOCKEY Bay City and Saginaw Heritage set up a Division 2 Regional Final matchup with wins – Mid-Michigan Now

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Chibueze Amaezecki tipped in the winning points with six seconds to play in a 46-44 Division 2 win over Parchment – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Carsonville-Port Sanilac downed Kinde North Huron 56-53 in overtime in a Division 4 opener – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mekhi Radford-Donawa scored 39 points to lead Marysville past Armada 69-58 in Division 2 District play – Port Huron Times Herald