Today In The MHSAA: 2/22/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 22, 2021

Massive matchups in wrestling and hockey highlighted a full weekend, as six sports made our top-10 headliners list.


1. Wrestling: Division 1 top-ranked Davison downed Division 2 top-ranked Lowell 51-6, and then defeated Alma and Division 3 No. 1 Dundee – State Champs Sports Network

2. Hockey: Division 2 No. 5 Hartland downed top-ranked Livonia Stevenson 5-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Wrestling: Division 2 No. 5 Stevensville Lakeshore remained unbeaten with a win over No. 7 Middleville Thornapple Kellogg – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. Bowling: Brady Cornell’s 300 helped Corunna’s boys get past Owosso 25-5 – Owosso Argus-Press

5. Boys Swimming & Diving: Ann Arbor Skyline – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – won against LPD3 No. 7 Pinckney, LPD2 No. 10 Midland Dow and LPD1 No. 7 Brighton at the Bulldogs’ quad – We Love Ann Arbor

6. Hockey: Ty Langlois had three goals and three assists as Muskegon Mona Shores downed Division 2 No. 9 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 6-3 – Local Sports Journal

7. Girls Basketball: East Grand Rapids moved to 6-0 with a 53-42 win over Kalamazoo Central – FOX 17

8. Gymnastics: Marquette posted a Regional-qualifying team score in winning its invitational – Marquette Mining Journal

9. Hockey: Division 2 No. 3 Trenton came back from an early deficit to defeat Grosse Pointe South 3-1 – Southgate News-Herald

10. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 3 Whitehall avenged last season’s loss to Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to take back the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

Media: Metro Detroit is mourning the death of longtime sportswriter Jim Evans, who covered high school sports in Oakland and then Macomb County for most of more than 40 years in newspapers – Macomb Daily

Football: Montague coach Pat Collins resigned coming off leading his team to the Division 6 championship – Local Sports Journal

Boys Basketball: Marcellus’ Gavin Etter and Sturgis’ Thomas Kurowski both went over 1,000 career points – Kalamazoo Gazette

Girls Basketball: Taylor Folkema went over 1,000 career points in Muskegon Western Michigan Christian’s win over Manistee – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 12/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice opened with a 75-66 win over reigning Division 2 champion Ferndale – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 46-44 – WNEM

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning defeated Ogemaw Heights for the first time since 2011, 59-43 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Cadillac edged Negaunee 5-4 in overtime – Cadillac News

5. HOCKEY Bloomfield Hills also won in overtime, 4-3 over Lakes United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Rider Bartel scored all 33 of his points during the first half of Harbor Springs’ 76-29 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Petoskey News-Review

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Dowagiac opened Lakeland Conference play with a 63-51 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted downed Michigan Center 73-39 in a matchup of frequent league contenders – JTV

9. BOYS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 74-37 win over Midland Calvary Baptist – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor edged Dearborn Advanced Tech 65-59 – Southgate News-Herald