Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/16

December 8, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Wrestling season started Wednesday with matches all over the state, including the first of the 50th season for a highly-respected coach.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Boys Basketball

Oak Park freshman Malik Carr had 18 points and 16 rebounds off the bench in a 78-61 win over St. Clair Shores South Lake – Detroit News

From Tuesday, Munising’s Alec Blank sank two free throws with a second remaining to give his team a 59-57 win over Gwinn – Marquette Mining Journal

Girls Basketball

Bath downed Pewamo-Westphalia 48-36 in a key early-season Central Michigan Athletic Conference matchup – Ionia Sentinel-Standard

From Tuesday, Scottville Mason County Central earned an impressive 42-41 win over Fruitport Calvary Christian – Ludington Daily News

Also from Tuesday, Taylor Gauthier drilled two free throws with 20 seconds left to give Escanaba a 38-37 win over Negaunee – Escanaba Daily Press


Mount Pleasant downed Midland for the first time in program history, 3-2 with three goals in the third period – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

With only nine skaters and one goalie available, Marysville got past Bloomfield Hills 3-0 – Clinton Township Voice

From Tuesday, Houghton scored five third-period goals to down Kingsford 9-3 – Iron Mountain Daily News

Boys Swimming & Diving

Okemos won the Waverly Relays, breaking a 15-year-old meet record in the 400-yard individual medley relay – Lansing State Journal


Whitehall, 26-2 last season, opened this winter with a 41-22 victory over Grand Haven – Muskegon Chronicle

Marysville kept the Blue Water Belt with wins over Algonac and Port Huron – Port Huron Times Herald

Midland celebrated its 50th season of wrestling with wins over Bay City Central and Saginaw Heritage – Midland Daily News

Good Reads

Battle Creek Harper Creek kicked off the season with a quad, but the story was the start of the 50th season for coach Dave Studer – Battle Creek Enquirer

The Macomb County basketball community is mourning the death of Tannisha Stevens, who scored more than 2,000 points starring for Mount Clemens from 1988-91 – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 2/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 1, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield became the only in-state team to defeat Detroit Edison this season, holding on for a 59-49 victory – MLIVE-Detroit

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Warren Michigan Collegiate clinched the Charter School Conference East championship with a 63-56 win over Detroit Edison – Detroit News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saline delivered Ann Arbor Huron’s first loss of the season, 57-47 – Ann Arbor News

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Holt edged DeWitt 55-53 in a matchup atop the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Fraser defeated Macomb Dakota – No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – 105-78 – Macomb Daily

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Hillman got past Posen 49-48 in a matchup of top teams in the North Star League Little Dipper – WBKB

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL The Highland Conference race has three top contenders with McBain’s 51-35 win over Evart – Cadillac News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Milford pulled Walled Lake Northern out of a tie for first in the Lakes Valley Conference with a 35-27 victory – Oakland Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg moved to 13-0 with a 52-40 win over Ovid-Elsie – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord handed Boyne City a 50-47 loss, breaking the Ramblers’ 12-game winning streak – Petoskey News-Review