Today in the MHSAA: 2/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 8, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints clinched a share of the North Central Thumb League Stripes championship with a 35-22 win over Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Utica clinched a share of the Macomb Area Conference Blue title with a 47-38 win over New Baltimore Anchor Bay – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Rockford earned a key Ottawa-Kent Conference Red win, 61-49 over East Kentwood – Grand Rapids Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Haslett moved to 18-0 with another strong win, 59-49 over Lansing Catholic – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Watervliet downed reigning Division 3 champion Schoolcraft 61-47 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Negaunee sank a buzzer-beater to get past Calumet 44-43 – Upper Michigan Source

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City avenged its lone league loss 76-54 over Harbor Light Christian – Petoskey News-Review

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Elizabeth Logan set a Manistee Catholic Central record for 3-pointers in her team’s win over Bear Lake – Manistee News Advocate

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Beth Ann Ford became Saline’s winningest player in her team’s victory over Monroe – Ann Arbor News

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sault Ste. Marie earned an impressive road victory 49-37 at Traverse City Central – Up North Live

Also of note …

TRACK & FIELD The Lansing area is mourning the death of legendary Lansing Sexton coach Paul Pozega – Lansing State Journal

BASEBALL The Grand Haven and Fruitport communities are among those mourning the death of Doug VanderWall, a record-setting pitcher for the Buccaneers and longtime teacher and coach at Fruitport – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle