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: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press