Today In The MHSAA: 2/17/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 17, 2021

Two of the state’s skiing best added championships Tuesday on a day otherwise dominated by basketball across both peninsulas.

1. Skiing: The Traverse City Central girls and West boys locked up Big North Conference championships – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Boys Basketball: Ferndale handed Clarkston its first defeat, 56-49 – Oakland Press

3. Girls Basketball: Undefeated East Kentwood handed Rockford its first loss, 60-45 – FOX 17

4. Boys Basketball: Foster Wonders scored a career-high 42 points in Iron Mountain’s big win over Kingsford – Iron Mountain Daily News

5. Boys Basketball: Frankenmuth earned a 61-42 win over Bridgeport in a matchup of annual league title contenders – Saginaw News

6. Hockey: Forest Hills Northern/Eastern moved to 4-1 with a 2-0 win over Grand Rapids Christian – FOX 17

7. Boys Basketball: Gladstone outscored Negaunee 10-0 in the extra period of a 62-52 overtime win – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Girls Basketball: Big Rapids moved to 5-0 with a big win over Reed City – Big Rapids News

9. Boys Basketball: Joseph Hayes’ last-second layup gave Shelby a 54-53 overtime win over Mason County Central – Local Sports Journal

10. Boys Basketball: Traverse City West remained undefeated with a 55-54 buzzer-beating win over Cadillac – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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