Today In The MHSAA: 2/7/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 7, 2022

1. WRESTLING Clare clinched the outright Jack Pine Conference championship, its first JPC title in this sport – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

2. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Rochester Hills Stoney Creek won its first Oakland County championship – Oakland Press

3. GYMNASTICS Rockford was first at the Canton Invitational, which annually draws many of the top programs from across the state – Coldwater Daily Reporter

4. COMPETITIVE CHEER Gibraltar Carlson went over 773 points to pace a strong field at the Grosse Ile Invitational – Southgate News-Herald

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Macomb Dakota, No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, ran its county championship streak to three – Macomb Daily

6. WRESTLING Buchanan won the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference Tournament, locking up the outright league title – Niles Daily Star

7. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 2 Brighton closed its Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League Showcase run with a 4-2 win over No. 4 Grandville – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 3 St. Louis won its 10th league championship over the last 11 seasons, defeating Hemlock 60-19 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. WRESTLING Division No. 2 Whitehall won the West Michigan Conference Tournament – CatchMark SportsNet

10. WRESTLING Division 1 No. 3 Hartland set a league record with 10 championships at the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Individual Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Oxford returned to play its first home game of the season Friday, as the state showed “Oxford Strong” support for the school and community – Detroit Free Press | MLive-Detroit | Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune