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: 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