Today In The MHSAA: 2/24/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 24, 2022

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Onaway clinched its first league title in this sport since 1963, downing Mancelona to win the Ski Valley Conference outright – Up North Live

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gibraltar Carlson edged Trenton 48-47 to clinch the Downriver League title outright, its first league championship in this sport since 2006 – Southgate News-Herald

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 3 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced to the Detroit Catholic League Bishop championship game with a 65-43 win over top-ranked Detroit U-D Jesuit – MLive-Detroit

4. HOCKEY No. 9 Traverse City Central edged Big North Conference champ Petoskey 2-1 to advance in their Division 2 Regional – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Big Rapids defeated Grant to clinch a share of the Central State Activities Association Gold title – Big Rapids News

6. BASKETBALL The Big Bay de Noc girls and Hannahville boys won Northern Lights League Tournament championships – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

7.  BOYS BASKETBALL Division 4 No. 15 Ubly got past Marlette 42-39 to claim the Greater Thumb Conference East title outright – Huron Daily Tribune

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Mesick downed Baldwin to complete an outright title run in the West Michigan D League – Cadillac News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kendall Zoulek went over 1,000 career points in Shelby’s 37-34 win over Whitehall – CatchMark SportsNet

10. HOCKEY Fenton/Linden played through four overtimes to get past White Lake Lakeland 3-2 in a Division 2 Regional game – WJRT

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