Today in the MHSAA: 2/10/17

February 10, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A 40-year school scoring record fell Thursday as wrestling Team District tournaments finished up as well.

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

Hillman’s Vanessa Schook broke the school scoring record going back to 1977 in a win over Lincoln Alcona – Alpena News

Munising improved to 15-0 with a 53-40 win over Crystal Falls Forest Park in a matchup of Skyline Central Conference division leaders – Iron Mountain Daily News

Bay City Western downed rival Central 31-25 as McKenna Walker scored her 1,000th career point – Midland Daily News

From Tuesday, Niles Brandywine coach Josh Hood earned his 300th win with his team’s 39-29 victory over Bangor – Niles Daily Star

Boys Basketball

Whitehall needed overtime to survive North Muskegon 45-43 and remain undefeated in the West Michigan Conference – Muskegon Chronicle

Boys Bowling

Coldwater capped the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference season undefeated with a win over Jackson Lumen Christi – Coldwater Daily Reporter


Bay City Western earned its eighth straight District title in Division 1 as senior Gabe Bruzewski won his 100th career match – Bay City Times

After finishing just behind Alma in the Tri-Valley Conference Central this season, Chesaning got past the Panthers to win a Division 3 District – Saginaw News

In Division 1, Wyandotte Roosevelt won its first District title since 2006 – Southgate News Herald

No. 2-ranked Richmond won its 19th straight District title, dominating again in Division 3 – Macomb Daily


We mentioned the retirement Thursday of Detroit Catholic Central coach Tom Mach, and here’s more of the coverage of the 41-year leader stepping down – Observer & Eccentric

Good Read

Detroit West Side Academy junior Brian Williams nearly drowned as a child, but has mastered the water to the point of possibly contending at the MHSAA Swimming & Diving Finals – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily