Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/20

February 28, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

As winter speeds to a close, we’re working to keep up with all of the headlines – including Wednesday’s from cheer, boys basketball and hockey, and plenty of news to add from Tuesday as well.

1. Competitive Cheer: Muskegon Mona Shores won its 11th-straight Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship with a score of 779.900 – Muskegon Chronicle

2. Boys Basketball: Ellsworth finished a run to the outright Northern Lakes Conference title with a 68-38 win over Boyne Falls – Petoskey News-Review

3. Hockey: A short-handed goal in double overtime sent Gibraltar Carlson past Wyandotte Roosevelt in a Division 3 Regional matchup – Monroe News

4. Boys Basketball: Gaylord St. Mary put itself in position to at least share the Ski Valley Conference title with a 58-50 win over Pellston – Gaylord Herald Times

5. Boys Basketball: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced to the Detroit Catholic League Bishop championship game with a 74-40 win over Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice – State Champs Sports Network 

6. Hockey: Bay City Wolves had two short-handed goals and another on the power play in a 4-2 Division 1 Regional win over Midland – Midland Daily News

7. Hockey: Cooper Furtaw had four points in New Baltimore Anchor Bay’s 6-3 win over Rochester Hills Stoney Creek – Macomb Daily

8. Hockey: Alpena moved on its in Division 3 Regional with a 4-1 win over Cheboygan – Alpena News

9. Boys Basketball: Bay City Central got past Reese 73-71 on a last-second overtime putback – Bay City Times 

10. Hockey: Saginaw Heritage opened Division 1 play with an 8-0 win over Bay Area – WJRT

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: From Tuesday, Trenton locked up the outright Downriver League title with a 47-28 win over Taylor – Southgate News-Herald

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Beal City’s Logan Chilman went over 1,000 career points during a 59-53 loss to Manton – Mount Peasant Morning Sun

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Houghton’s Brad Simonsen became his school’s all-time leading scorer during a 68-60 win over Lake Linden-Hubbell – Marquette Mining Gazette

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Muskegon Catholic Central’s Jared Dugener became his school’s all-time leading scorer during a 51-31 win over Byron Center Zion Christian – Muskegon Chronicle 

Boys Basketball: From Tuesday, Grandville Calvin Christian’s Brock Stevens went over 1,000 career points in a 75-47 win over Wyoming Godwin Heights – Grand Rapids Press

Girls Basketball: From Tuesday, Springport’s Alana Nelson set a single-season scoring record in a 50-35 win over Reading – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Today in the MHSAA: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle