Today in the MHSAA: 1/7/16

January 7, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The first big wrestling weeknight of 2016 included matchups of top-ranked teams in Divisions 1 and 3 in addition to exciting finishes in hockey and a record night in boys basketball.

Boys Basketball

Howard City Tri-County’s Colton Harris qualified for the MHSAA record book with 11 3-pointers on the way to 41 points in a 71-55 win over Kent City – Grand Rapids Press

Girls Basketball

Otisville LakeVille scored with eight seconds left in regulation to force overtime, then got past Millington 50-43 – Saginaw News

Ice Hockey 

Warren DeLaSalle earned a 4-3 win over Trenton with an overtime goal two minutes into the extra period – Oakland Press  

White Lake Lakeland scored with just fewer than 24 seconds to play to get past Waterford United 6-5 – Oakland Press


Division 1 No. 3 Davison earned an impressive 29-23 victory over No. 2 Detroit Catholic Central – Shamrock Wrestling

Rockford edged Grand Haven 30-28 on a technical fall by Andy Hanson in the final match – Grand Rapids Press

Manchester junior Ethan Woods won the 100th match of his career as his team swept a pair over Brownstown-Woodhaven and Union City – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

Whitehall downed Ludington and Montague to increase its regular-season winning streak to 31 straight matches – Muskegon Chronicle

Remus Chippewa Hills won a matchup of ranked teams in Division 3; the No. 5 Warriors downed No. 9 Howard City Tri-County – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

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