Today In The MHSAA: 2/23/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 4 Midland Dow ran its league title streak to four with a 56-45 win over Flint Carman-Ainsworth in a matchup of leaders in the Saginaw Valley League – Midland Daily News

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bloomingdale clinched a share of the Southwest 10 Conference title with a 30-29 win over Hartford – Kalamazoo Gazette

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 17 Reese edged Cass City 45-43 to secure the outright Greater Thumb Conference West championship – Bay City Times

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 15 Rockford edged Holland West Ottawa 53-51 to clinch a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red title thanks also to Grandville’s win over No. 8 Grand Haven – FOX 17

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 2 No. 6 Chelsea finished an outright title run in the Southeastern Conference White with a 69-48 win over second-place Tecumseh – Adrian Daily Telegram

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 6 Parma Western defeated Marshall 63-33 to finish an Interstate 8 Athletic Conference outright title run – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Jaci Tubergen broke Division 1 No. 2 Hudsonville’s career scoring record during her team’s 60-36 win over Jenison – FOX 17

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Luke Walker’s overtime game-winner sent Clarkston Everest Collegiate past Division 4 No. 18 Marine City Cardinal Mooney in the Detroit Catholic League Cardinal semifinals – Oakland Press

9. HOCKEY Pinckney advanced in its Division 3 Regional with a shutout of Dexter – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 2 St. Ignace improved to 17-2 and handed Division 4 No. 12 Mackinaw City just its second loss, 65-38– Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 6/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 8, 2023

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Brighton earned its fifth-straight Finals appearance with a 13-10 win over Bloomfield Hills in Division 1, and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern earned its title game berth with a 10-2 win over Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS LACROSSE Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice reached its 18th-straight Final with a 26-1 win over Clarkston in Division 1, while Detroit Catholic Central edged reigning champion Hartland 10-9 in another Division 1 Semifinal – Detroit News | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. GIRLS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids will return to the Division 2 Final after a 15-7 win over Haslett/Williamston, and will meet Detroit Country Day thanks to the Yellowjackets’ 19-10 win over Ann Arbor Skyline – Lansing State Journal | State Champs! Sports Network

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central advanced to the Division 2 Final with an 18-5 win over Lowell, and Detroit Country Day downed Grand Rapids Catholic Central 12-7 in another Semifinal – FOX 17

5. BASEBALL Unranked Rudyard advanced in Division 4 with a 5-0 Regional Semifinal win over top-ranked Indian River Inland Lakes – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. BASEBALL Unranked Novi upset Northville 6-2 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Oakland Press

7. BASEBALL Unranked Lake Orion extended its impressive tournament run with a 9-4 win over No. 8 White Lake Lakeland in Division 1 – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BASEBALL Unranked Mattawan advanced in Division 1 with a 6-3 win over No. 6 Zeeland East – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BASEBALL Unranked Macomb Dakota moved on in Division 1 with a 4-2 win over No. 11 Sterling Heights Stevenson – Macomb Daily

10. BASEBALL No. 8 East Jordan advanced in Division 4 with a 9-6 victory over No. 9 Gaylord St. Mary – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

MEDIA The Port Huron/Blue Water and sports media communities are mourning the death of past Croswell-Lexington standout Calli Newberry, who had started The Sports Report at the start of the 2022-23 school year and died Tuesday after a car crash the day before – Port Huron Times Herald