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: 12/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 7, 2023

1. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 4 Bronson opened the season with a sweep of Division 2 No. 6 Stevensville Lakeshore and Battle Creek Pennfield – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. HOCKEY Traverse City West defeated Division 2 No. 8 Central on the ice for the first time since 2018, 2-1 – MI Sports Now

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker ended Standish-Sterling’s 32-game regular-season winning streak, 52-48 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 7 Saginaw Heritage picked up a key Saginaw Valley League win, 5-3 over Midland Dow – WJRT

5. WRESTLING Central Montcalm opened with a win in front of a school assembly, downing Carson City-Crystal 57-13 – Greenville Daily News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Undefeated North Muskegon dealt the first loss this winter to Manistee, 52-47 – Local Sports Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth opened with a 65-52 win over Lansing Waverly – Mid-Michigan Now

8. WRESTLING Division 4 Nio. 7 Union City opened its season with wins over East Jackson and Battle Creek Harper Creek – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. WRESTLING Reed City started with wins over Clare and Mount Pleasant, the former 33-31 – Big Rapids Pioneer

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Fitzgerald held off Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse 52-45 – Macomb Daily