Today in the MHSAA: 2/7/20

February 7, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Northern Michigan provided us with our leading headliners Thursday as league races continued to shift especially in girls and boys basketball.

1. Girls Basketball: Sault Ste. Marie improved to 13-1 and handed St. Ignace just its second loss, 43-29 in a major Straits Area Conference matchup – MI Sports Now

2. Girls Basketball: Paige Kohler went over 1,000 career points in Suttons Bay’s 33-28 win at Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. Girls Basketball: Rochester moved into first place alone in the Oakland Activities Association Blue with a 33-31 win over former co-leader Berkley – Oakland Press

4. Boys Basketball: Traverse City Central pushed back into the Big North Conference race with a 50-37 win over Cadillac – Up North Live

5. Girls Basketball: Davison added a fifth win over its last seven games, 41-40 over reigning Division 3 runner-up Flint Hamady – ABC 12

6. Hockey: Division 2 No. 8 South Lyon Unified scored three goals during the third period to get past Northville 4-1 – Observer & Eccentric

7. Skiing: The Petoskey boys and Traverse City Central girls continued their dominance in the Big North Conference – Petoskey News-Review

8. Girls Basketball: Carney-Nadeau ran its winning streak to nine with a 48-25 win over Rapid River – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Girls Basketball: Pinconning earned the 10th win of its last 11 games, 54-25 over Sanford Meridian – Bay City Times

10. Girls Basketball: Three Rivers welcomed back standout Hadley Miller from injury with a 53-36 win over Otsego – Kalamazoo Gazette

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News