Today in the MHSAA: 1/4/17

January 4, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Basketball season started back up in force Tuesday, but pay special attention to a story out of St. Louis, where four heroes were saluted after reviving a high school athlete last month.

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.

Good Read/Watch

St. Louis’ Maverick Giles collapsed Dec. 9 while getting ready for basketball practice. His coach, along with the assistant fire chief and then two local police officers, revived him performing CPR and then using an AED – WEYI/WSMH | WNEM | WJRT 

Boys Basketball

Clarkston won a matchup of undefeated Class A contenders, 60-47 over Flint Carman-Ainsworth – Flint Journal

Pewamo-Westphalia remained undefeated with a 63-45 win over Fulton, a Class D semifinalist last season – Lansing State Journal

Gabe Meriwether scored the 1,000th point of his career in leading Bellaire to a 58-31 win over Mancelona – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Damon Martz scored 17 points during the fourth quarter and overtime to lead Pentwater past Walkerville 57-51 – Ludington Daily News

McBain topped Cadillac 61-50 in a matchup of northern Lower Peninsula teams that have made recent trips to MHSAA Semifinals – Cadillac News

Girls Basketball

Emily Judd’s putback with four seconds to play gave Bay City All Saints a 28-26 win over Peck – Bay City Times

Grand Haven rode a 21-3 start to a 42-33 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Muskegon Chronicle

St. Ignace handed Charlevoix its first loss in a matchup of strong Class C teams, 80-41 – Petoskey News Review

Jonesville handed Homer the latter’s first loss this season, 45-27 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Hartland handed Holly its first loss as well, 43-23 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus


Marquette held on for a 2-1 win over Kingsford after the Flivvers got on the board midway through the third period – Marquette Mining 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