Today in the MHSAA: 2/24/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 24, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard came back to defeat Detroit Renaissance 53-52 in overtime in the annual Operation Friendship championship matchup – MLIVE-Detroit

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Hart clinched its first league championship since 1963, claiming the West Michigan Conference Rivers with a 63-45 win over Mason County Central – CatchMark SportsNet 

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Salem edged Wayne Memorial 67-64 in overtime of the Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship game – Detroit News 

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL DeWitt clinched a share of the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue title with a 54-44 win over Lansing Waverly – Lansing State Journal

 5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City won the outright Highland Conference title with a 31-20 victory over McBain – Cadillac News 

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Saginaw Valley Lutheran downed Michigan Lutheran Seminary 56-48 to clinch a share of the Tri-Valley Conference 10-2 title – Saginaw News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gwyneth Bramer went over 1,000 career points in Traverse City St. Francis’ big win over Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. HOCKEY St. Clair Shores downed Grosse Pointe South 3-2, and Warren De La Salle Collegiate defeated Port Huron Northern 7-4 in Division 3 Regionals – Macomb Daily

9. HOCKEY Ann Arbor Pioneer and Brownstown Woodhaven advanced in Division 1 Regionals – Southgate News-Herald

10. HOCKEY Cade Katlin had three goals in Howell’s Division 1-opening win over Grand Blanc – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune