Today in the MHSAA: 2/7/19

February 7, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Team District competition began in wrestling Wednesday, but the biggest news came from the competitive cheer mat as the teams that have combined to win the last 11 Division 2 titles faced off with a league championship on the line.

1. Competitive Cheer: Allen Park ended Gibraltar Carlson’s five-year reign in the Downriver League with a 1.22-point victory; they are the highest-scoring teams in Division 2 statewide again this winter – Southgate News-Herald

2. Wrestling: Manton edged Lake City in Division 4 to claim its first District title in this sport in 18 years – Cadillac News

3. Wrestling: No. 8 Tecumseh defeated Adrian in Division 2 to clinch its 17th straight District title – Adrian Daily Telegram

4. Wrestling: No. 7 Clarkston claimed its 12th straight District title, in Division 1 – Oakland Press

5. Wrestling: Division 4 No. 8 Leroy Pine River clinched its 10th straight District title by downing Evart in the championship match – MI Sports Now

6. Wrestling: No. 7 Niles won its final seven matches to get past Stevensville Lakeshore in a Division 2 District Final – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

7. Wrestling: White Pigeon claimed its first District title since 2007 with a big win over Centreville in Division 4 – Sturgis Journal

8. Wrestling: Edwardsburg won its first District title in five years, coming back in the championship match to down Coldwater 39-31 in Division 2 – South Bend Tribune

9. Wrestling: Holland won its District Semifinal by tie-breaker before going on to down Zeeland East in the Division 2 District Final – Holland Sentinel

10. Hockey: Division 2 No. 1 Hartland continued its recent success against Brighton, downing the Division 1 No. 4 Bulldogs 4-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Also of note …

Perspective: There’s a lot of wisdom in this guest column from successful Richmond wrestling coach Brandon Day as he explains how things have changed for kids growing up playing sports – Port Huron Times-Herald

Girls Basketball: Asaria Turman went over 1,000 career points to lead Ann Arbor Pioneer past Saline – We Love Ann Arbor

Boys Basketball: Blake Charboneau went over 1,000 career points in leading Gaylord past West Branch Ogemaw Heights – Gaylord Times Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 26, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Ayden Davis reached 1,000 career points in Onsted’s 72-54 win over Dundee – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. WRESTLING Stevensville Lakeshore finished its Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference schedule undefeated with a 53-15 win over St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City avenged its lone loss this season, defeating Evart 42-34 – Cadillac News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City earned its first road win at Reese in nearly a decade, 55-37 – Bay City Times

5. HOCKEY Last-second regulation and overtime playmaking sent Cheboygan past Cadillac 5-4 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. HOCKEY Freshmen made major impacts as Division 2 No. 9 Traverse City Central downed Big Rapids 6-2 – Up North Live

7. WRESTLING Remus Chippewa Hills came back from a 28-point deficit to defeat Kent City 39-37 – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. WRESTLING Division 2 No. 7 Greenville celebrated senior night with wins over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern and Wyoming Kelloggsville – Greenville Daily News

9. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 10 Midland won big over rival Midland Dow – WJRT

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Tied at halftime, Manistee Catholic Central pulled away for a 42-26 win over Shelby – Ludington Daily News