Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/17

February 23, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The girls basketball and boys hockey regular seasons are drawing to a close this week, but not before a few stunners on the way to the playoffs.

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. 

Girls Basketball

Ishpeming Westwood held off a double-digit comeback by Norway to hand the Knights their first loss – Iron Mountain Daily News

Boys Basketball

Ithaca claimed a third straight Tri-Valley Conference West title with a 69-31 win over Pinconning – Saginaw News

Class C Flint Hamady handed Class B Frankenmuth only its second loss, 71-66 – Flint Journal

Pickford earned a share of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference title with a 64-53 win over Rudyard – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Riverview Gabriel Richard edged Royal Oak Shrine 48-46 to advance to the Detroit Catholic League C-D Final – Oakland Press

McBain clinched the Highland Conference championship with a 61-45 win over second-place Manton – Cadillac News


Davison edged Division 3 No. 9 Saginaw Heritage 2-1 in the Cardinals’ regular-season finale – Flint Journal

Division 2 top-ranked Birmingham Brother Rice edged Division 1 No. 3 Brighton 4-3 in the Bulldogs’ final game of the regular season – Livingston County Daily Press & Argus

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal