Today in the MHSAA: 1/9/17

January 9, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Upsets reigned as two top-ranked hockey teams were toppled over the weekend, while a No. 1 wrestling team stood tall against one of the toughest fields we’ll see this regular season.

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. 

Girls Basketball

Lansing Waverly jumped back into the mix as a Class A contender with a 55-47 win over previously-undefeated DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

Dana Hoerman had 14 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocked shots in Birmingham Seaholm’s 38-37 win over Troy – C&G News

Alma’s Kenzie Seeley went over 1,000 career points in a win over Standish Sterling – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Hillman’s Vanessa Schook also broke 1,000 career points, crossing the milestone against Mio – Alpena News

Boys Basketball

Class A contender Muskegon downed Illinois’ Chicago Whitney Young (10-4) in the final game of the Muskegon Showcase – Muskegon Chronicle


Ithaca’s girls handed first losses to St. Louis and Ovid-Elsie, trailing the Sharks 15-4 before coming back to win on a total-pin tie-breaker – Saginaw News


Division 3 No. 5 Warren DeLaSalle dealt Division 2 top-ranked Birmingham Brother Rice a 4-1 defeat – Macomb Daily

Calumet, No. 10 in Division 3, upended Division 1 top-ranked Brighton 4-1 on Saturday after beating Division 2 No. 5 Novi 5-1 on Friday – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Boys Swimming & Diving

Birmingham Groves, No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 2, won a stacked Battle Creek Lakeview Spartan Invitational ahead of Division 2 top-ranked Dexter – Battle Creek Enquirer

LP Division 3 No. 7 Spring Lake finished 29 points better than runner-up Grand Rapids Northview to win its home invitational – Grand Haven Tribune


Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central bested No. 2 Davison, No. 5 Macomb Dakota and Division 2 No. 3 Warren Woods-Tower among others to win its home invitational – Oakland Press

Division 1 No. 7 Brighton followed four individual champions to the Grand Haven Invitational team title – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Grayling won the 44th Escanaba Elks Invitational, 17.5 points ahead of runner-up Ishpeming Westwood – Escanaba Daily Press

Tecumseh just edged Brownstown-Woodhaven to win its 42nd Dave Elliott Memorial Invitational – Adrian Daily Telegram

Today in the MHSAA: 9/29/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 29, 2023

1. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Haven – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – won a key Ottawa-Kent Conference Red dual over No. 2 Jenison, 163-152 – Grand Haven Tribune

2. BOYS SOCCER Rochester Hills Stoney Creek shook up Oakland Activities Association White soccer with a 2-1 win over Royal Oak – Oakland Press

3. BOYS SOCCER Bloomfield Hills moved into first place in the OAA White with its 4-1 win over Farmington, combined with the Royal Oak loss – Hometown Life

4. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD2 No. 5 Pinckney boys and Chelsea girls won Southeastern Conference White jamborees, and Chelsea’s Connell Alford won a high-caliber race with Pinckney’s Evan Loughridge – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. VOLLEYBALL Watervliet swept Bridgeman to claim the top spot alone in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Lakeshore standings – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 7 Lake City’s MacKenzie Bisballe went over both 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career assists during her team’s sweep of Evart – Cadillac News

7. BOYS SOCCER Coldwater earned coach Ken Delaney his 200th win, 4-0 over Battle Creek Harper Creek – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 No. 6 Temperance Bedford split the first two sets before defeating Dexter in four – Monroe News

9. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 honorable mention Otsego handed Sturgis its first Wolverine Conference defeat, sweeping after winning the first two sets both by two points – Sturgis Journal

10. VOLLEYBALL Carrollton won the second, third and fifth sets to get past Millington and improve to 18-2-3 – Saginaw News