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: 2/26/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 26, 2024

1. WRESTLING All four 2023 champions – Detroit Catholic Central, Lowell, Dundee and Hudson – repeated at the weekend’s 2024 Team Wrestling Finals –

2. COMPETITIVE CHEER Rochester Hills Stoney Creek edged Adams by less than a point to win their Division 1 Regional – Oakland Press

3. COMPETITIVE CHEER Allen Park outpaced Gibraltar Carlson by just more than two points to win their Division 2 Regional – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SWIMMNG & DIVING Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer held on against No. 2 Saline to win the Southeastern Conference Red championship – Saline Post

5. HOCKEY No. 9 Flint Powers Catholic advanced to a Division 3 Regional Final with a 4-3 triple-overtime win over No. 8 Jackson Lumen Christi – WJRT

6. BOWLING Macomb Dakota swept girls and boys Regional team championships; Dakota’s girls are ranked No. 2 in Division 1, and the boys are No. 4 – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Bay City John Glenn won the Independent Swim Conference title, ending Essexville Garber’s championship streak at three – Bay City Times

8. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow held off Grand Blanc to win the Saginaw Valley League title; they are honorable mentions in LPD2 and LPD1, respectively – Midland Daily News

9. BOWLING Zeeland’s Rylee Smith clinched her Division 1 Regional singles title with a 300 in her final game – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Owosso finished a season sweep of the Flint Metro League – Owosso Argus-Press

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Bark River-Harris downed Munising 52-31 to clinch the Skyline Central Conference Large schools title – Escanaba Daily Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart clinched a third-straight league title outright by downing Holton in the West Michigan Conference Rivers – Ludington Daily News

BOYS BASKETBALL Parker LePla reached 1,000 career points in Goodrich’s 57-52 win over Lake Fenton in the Flint Metro League Tournament final – Mid-Michigan Now