Today in the MHSAA: 2/9/17

February 9, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The wrestling postseason kicked off Wednesday night with Team Districts, and at least four champs added to winning streaks running at least a decade. Detroit Catholic Central also is saying goodbye to a legendary coach who led the football program for 40 years.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 

Girls Bowling

Zeeland’s Olivia Hoeksema set school records with a 258 game and 461 series in her team’s 24-6 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian – Holland Sentinel

Competitive Cheer

Warren Cousino won the Macomb Area Conference Red title after edging Sterling Heights Stevenson by seven tenths of a point in the final division meet – Macomb Daily


Caro downed Essexville Garber and then Freeland, 36-33, in the final in Division 3 to win its 24th straight District title – Saginaw News

No. 6 Allendale won its 10th straight District title, downing Holland 56-20 in a Division 2 matchup of league champs – Grand Rapids Press

Allegan just edged Hamilton 35-33 in Division 2 to win a 19th straight District title – Grand Rapids Press

Also in Division 3, Remus Chippewa Hills downed Reed City to win a 13th straight District title – Big Rapids News

In Division 2, No. 4 Niles edged rival Stevensville Lakeshore 34-24 after winning a dual last week by two points – South Bend Tribune


Longtime Detroit Catholic Central coach Tom Mach has retired after 40 years and as Michigan’s third-winningest in the sport – Oakland Press

Boys Golf

Former PGA Tour pro Tom Gillis has been hired as coach at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep – Detroit News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press