Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/18

January 31, 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. Boys Basketball: Reigning Class A champion Clarkston handed Hazel Park its first loss of the season, 70-39, in the first of two league matchups this season between the expected statewide contenders – Detroit News

2. Girls Basketball: East Lansing downed Williamston 63-43 in a matchup of highly-ranked teams that were both undefeated entering the night – Lansing State Journal

3. Girls Basketball: Charlevoix’s 58-42 win over Traverse City Central saw Charlevoix’s Elise Stuck score a school-record 43 points and Central’s Margot Woughter go over 1,000 for her career – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Hockey: Teddy Randell returned from an injury to score twice for Division 3 top-ranked Hancock in a 3-1 win over No. 3 Calumet – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

5. Hockey: Division 2 No. 4 Hartland’s goal with 4:33 to play pushed it past Division 1 No. 3 Brighton 2-1 in a matchup of Kensington Lakes Activities Association powers – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Boys Basketball: Marine City Cardinal Mooney downed Detroit Cristo Rey 74-66 to claim its first league title since 2009 – Port Huron Times Herald

7. Girls Basketball: Muskegon held off Grand Haven 39-37 in a matchup of top Class A teams from the west side of the state – Local Sports Journal

8. Girls Basketball: Haley Griffin scored 15 points in a 46-30 win over Grand Rapids Wellspring to set Holland Black River’s career scoring record – Holland Sentinel

9. Girls Basketball: St. Johns’ Maddie Maloney went over 1,000 career points in her team’s 52-38 win over Grand Ledge – Lansing State Journal

10. Girls Basketball: Eighth-place Roscommon upset Jack Pine Conference leader Gladwin 54-50 – Midland Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune