Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/18

February 27, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Boys Skiing: Petoskey tied an MHSAA boys skiing record with its eighth straight Finals championship, in Division 2, and Marquette won its sixth straight in Division 1 – Second Half

2. Girls Skiing: Marquette claimed its third straight Division 1 title, while Houghton-Hancock made it an Upper Peninsula sweep with a comeback win in Division 2 – Second Half

3. Girls Basketball: Bethany Baldwin went over 2,000 career points with 41 total in Watersmeet’s 64-46 win over Bessemer in a Class D District opener – Ironwood Daily Globe

4. Girls Basketball: Port Huron upset rival Port Huron Northern 52-49 in overtime to kick off their Class A District – Port Huron Times Herald

5. Girls Basketball: Maple City Glen Lake downed Traverse City St. Francis 52-47 in Class C in a matchup of teams that entered a combined 35-5 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. Girls Basketball: Detroit Catholic League Central co-champ Farmington Hills Mercy hung on for a 51-48 Class A win over Birmingham Groves, the co-champ of the Oakland Activities Association White – Oakland Press

7. Hockey: Byron Center took Holland West Ottawa to double overtime before West Ottawa emerged with a 3-2 win in a Division 1 Pre-Regional – Holland Sentinel

8. Girls Basketball: Alycia Patterson’s last second shot got Niles past Buchanan 44-42 in a Class B opener – South Bend Tribune

9. Hockey: Division 1 No. 6 Utica Eisenhower opened its Pre-Regional with a 5-0 win over previously-ranked Rochester United – Macomb Daily

10. Girls Basketball: Big Rapids opened with a 50-28 win over Alma in Class B to set up another matchup with rival Stanton Central Montcalm – Big Rapids News

Also of note ...

Girls Basketball: Wayne Memorial's Camree' Clegg, East Lansing's Jaida Hampton, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep's Lasha Petree and Detroit Country Day's Kaela Webb are candidates for this season's Miss Basketball Award – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 5/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 23, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 3 South Lyon downed No. 8 Walled Lake Northern 6-0 to win the Lakes Valley Conference Tournament – Oakland Press

2. BASEBALL Olivet swept Division 3 No. 16 Lansing Catholic to clinch the Capital Area Activities Conference White title – Lansing State Journal

3. TRACK & FIELD The Union City girls and boys swept Big 8 Conference championship meets – Coldwater Daily Reporter Girls | Boys |

4. BASEBALL Division 4 No. 7 Indian River Inland Lakes swept Gaylord St. Mary to claim a third-straight Ski Valley Conference title – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

5. TRACK & FIELD The Negaunee girls and Houghton boys won Western Peninsula Athletic Conference championship meets – Upper Michigan Source |

6. BOYS GOLF Muskegon Mona Shores edged Zeeland West by three strokes to win the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green Tournament – Local Sports Journal

7. SOFTBALL Allen Park Cabrini claimed its first Catholic High School League title in more than a decade with a win over Royal Oak Shrine Catholic in the St. Anne championship game – Southgate News-Herald

8. BOYS TENNIS Marquette won the Great Northern Conference Tournament – Upper Michigan Source

9. BASEBALL Traverse City West shut out Central to clinch the Big North Conference championship – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. BOYS GOLF Maple City Glen Lake followed medalist Michael Houtteman to a Northwest Conference title – Traverse City Record-Eagle