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: 4/16/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 16, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Rockford defeated 2023 Division 1 runner-up Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 13-6 – FOX 17

2. BASEBALL After losing a four-run lead, Midland came back three times to defeat Division 1 No. 6 Grand Blanc 10-9 in 10 innings – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 2 Troy Athens edged reigning champion Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 1-0 – Oakland Press

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Cheboygan avenged a 2023 sweep by Division 1 honorable mention Traverse City West with 11-4 and 11-1 victories – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

5. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central downed Forest Hills Northern 1-0 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 8 Sterling Heights Stevenson won a pitchers’ duel 3-1 over Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

7. SOFTBALL Reigning Division 3 champion and current No. 3 Standish-Sterling earned its first victory this spring, 10-9 over Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary – Bay City Times

8. GIRLS LACROSSE Traverse City United earned its first win of its first season, 10-8 over Saginaw Heritage – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 14 Freeland earned its second-straight shutout, 4-0 over Birch Run, to remain undefeated – Saginaw News

10. GIRLS SOCCER Coldwater downed rival Sturgis 6-0 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Past Detroit Edison star Rickea Jackson was taken fourth overall in the WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks – MLIVE-Detroit

GIRLS BASKETBALL Al Schrauben retired as Portland St. Patrick girls basketball coach with a record of 729-208 and the third-most wins in MHSAA history in the sport – Lansing State Journal