Today in the MHSAA: 2/1/18

February 1, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10 

1. Wrestling: Division 2 No. 9 Stevensville Lakeshore claimed the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West title with a 32-31 win over No. 6 Niles decided on the ninth tie-breaker criteria – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

2. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 2 Richmond downed No. 6 Algonac 46-15 to claim the Blue Water Area Conference championship, continuing a string that began in 2005 – Port Huron Times Herald

3. Wrestling: Division 4 No. 3 Mendon improved to 25-1 overall and clinched the Southwest 10 championship with wins over Bloomingdale and Cassopolis – Sturgis Journal

4. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 8 Alma clinched its second straight Tri-Valley Conference Central title with a win over Chesaning – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

5. Girls Basketball: Utica Eisenhower and St. Clair Shores Lakeview locked down championships in their respective Macomb Area Conference divisions – Macomb Daily

6. Boys Basketball: Fowler (10-1) handed Dansville its third loss this season in a league matchup of top teams statewide in Class D and C, respectively – Lansing State Journal

7. Boys Basketball: Reigning West Michigan D League champion Baldwin avenged an earlier loss this season to Bear Lake, winning the rematch 82-70 – Big Rapids News

8. Bowling: Midland swept Lapeer, the boys winning 16-14 to remain undefeated at 11-0 – Midland Daily News

9. Officials: Michigan is in serious need of new high school officials as registrations have dropped and longtime officials are heading toward retirement. MLive and ABC 12 are among those who are helping us get out the word – Grand Rapids Press/ABC12

10. Hockey: Hancock coach Dan Rouleau, Calumet’s Dan Giachino and Houghton’s Corey Markham all have come home to lead teams in Copper Country that are among the highest ranked in Division 3 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Rock Mid-Peninsula’s Terry Brower went over 1,000 career points in a two-point win over Eben Junction Superior Central – Escanaba Daily Press

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