Today in the MHSAA: 1/30/18

January 30, 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.

Today's Top 10 

1. Girls Basketball: Monica Williams’ steal and layup during the final minute gave Detroit Mumford a 52-50 win over Cass Tech and a second straight Detroit Public School League West Division 1 championship – Detroit News

2. Skiing: Petoskey’s boys and Traverse City West’s girls won the second Big North Conference race this season – Petoskey News-Review

3. Girls Basketball: Flat Rock came back from a seven-point halftime deficit to upset Carleton Airport 57-53 – Monroe Evening News

4. Girls Basketball: Jenelle Carpenter’s lone basket with 2.2 seconds to play gave Lincoln Alcona a 43-42 win over Posen – Alpena News

5. Girls Basketball: Ski Valley Conference leader Gaylord St. Mary downed Highland Conference second-place Lake City 60-35 – Gaylord Herald Times

6. Boys Basketball: Iron Mountain improved to 11-0 with a 56-46 win over Negaunee – Marquette Mining Journal

7. Boys Basketball: Escanaba came back from a halftime deficit to down Sault Ste. Marie 60-48 and improve to 10-1 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Health & Safety: Greenville’s Jeff “Doc” Day, said to be one of the first fulltime, school-sponsored trainers in the state, retired after 41 years caring for the school’s athletes – Greenville Daily News

9. Football: Previously successful Holt, Dansville and Eaton Rapids coach Mike Smith will take over at Lansing Everett, where he’s also serving as athletic director – Lansing State Journal

10. Multi-Sport Participation: The MHSAA and school administrators are working to combat specialization and promote multi-sport participation; this report explains some of that effort – State Champs Sports Network

Also of note …

Football: Looking for a Michigan player to follow during the Super Bowl? Check out former Detroit Crockett star Brandon Graham, who plays defensive end and serves as a captain for the Eagles but during high school played offense, defense, kicked and punted (note: Crockett did not win an MHSAA football title, as reported) – Sports Talk Philly

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