Today In The MHSAA: 2/4/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 4, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sanford Meridian earned a share of its first Jack Pine Conference title since 2006 with a 62-39 win over Pinconning – Midland Daily News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 4 No. 12 Onaway set a state record with 49 points during the first quarter of a big win over Fife Lake Forest Area – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Madison Smith went over 1,000 career points in Division 4 No. 20 Mackinaw City’s big win over Ellsworth – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

4. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber won every swim event in a 106-74 meet win over Bay City John Glenn, but John Glenn diver Jamie Miller won his event and broke the school record from 2004 with a score of 303.45 – Bay City Times

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 19 Harbor Springs moved into first in the Lake Michigan Conference with a 57-47 win over former co-leader Traverse City St. Francis – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 5 Salem defeated Division 3 No. 9 Midland Dow 4-3 with a shootout at the MIHL Hockey Showcase – State Champs!

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mesick pulled closer to the West Michigan D League lead with a 31-21 win over first-place Manistee Catholic Central – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 8 LeRoy Pine River will enter its league tournament coming off a 41-31 win over Reed City – Big Rapids News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 8 Hart moved to 10-0 in West Michigan Conference play with a big win over third-place Shelby – Muskegon Chronicle

10. BOYS BASKETBALL A big fourth quarter sent Division 2 No. 11 Carrollton past Saginaw Nouvel 61-53 – Saginaw News

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily