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: 6/10/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 10, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central finished a perfect season, and Brighton won its third straight Finals title –

2. BOYS GOLF Orchard Lake St. Mary’s won its first Finals championship in this sport, and Detroit Catholic Central, Traverse City St. Francis and Clarkston Everest Collegiate also were victorious –

3. BOYS LACROSSE Detroit Catholic Central surged during the second half, and Detroit Country Day posted one of the highest scoring totals in Finals history as they clinched championships –

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 top-ranked Gaylord downed honorable mention Essexville Garber and then No. 5 Escanaba to clinch a Regional title – Petoskey News-Review

5. SOFTBALL No. 7 Hillman scored a combined 29 runs to defeat Rudyard and Indian River Inland Lakes in Division 4, and broke the MHSAA record for runs in a season – Alpena News

6. BASEBALL No. 10 Norway earned its first trip to the Semifinals with a 3-2 win over No. 12 Rudyard in Division 4 – Iron Mountain Daily News

7. SOFTBALL No. 8 Clare claimed its first Regional title since 1986, defeating St. Louis and honorable mention Standish-Sterling in Division 3 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian advanced to the Division 4 Semifinals with a shootout win over No. 13 Elk Rapids – MI Sports Now

9. SOFTBALL Honorable mention New Lothrop advanced in Division 3 with wins over honorable mention Otisville-LakeVille Memorial and No. 6  Cass City – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BASEBALL No. 15 Spring Lake advanced to the Semifinals for the first time since 1995 with an 11-5 win over Petoskey in Division 2 – Muskegon Chronicle