Today in the MHSAA: 2/2/17

February 2, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A giant upset in Division 1 wrestling Wednesday likely will shake up that sport’s state rankings as we approach the postseason, while an undefeated basketball team fell as another northern power continued to rise.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 

Boys Basketball

Petoskey handed Sault Ste. Marie its first loss this season, 63-39 – Petoskey News-Review

Sterling Heights got past Marysville 49-43 to move into first in the Macomb Area Conference Silver as it pursues its first league title since 1993 – Detroit News

Competitive Cheer

Berrien Springs won the Division 3 and overall championships at the Rock the House Invitational with a school record 683.26 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium


Division 4 No. 8 Mendon downed White Pigeon 39-24 to claim the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference title, its first in any league since 2009 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Reigning Division 1 champion and current No. 3 Hartland was upset 30-27 by unranked Walled Lake Central, which then fell to No. 10 Westland John Glenn in a double dual featuring the four Kensington Lakes Activities Association champions – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune