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: 6/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 8, 2023

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Brighton earned its fifth-straight Finals appearance with a 13-10 win over Bloomfield Hills in Division 1, and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern earned its title game berth with a 10-2 win over Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS LACROSSE Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice reached its 18th-straight Final with a 26-1 win over Clarkston in Division 1, while Detroit Catholic Central edged reigning champion Hartland 10-9 in another Division 1 Semifinal – Detroit News | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. GIRLS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids will return to the Division 2 Final after a 15-7 win over Haslett/Williamston, and will meet Detroit Country Day thanks to the Yellowjackets’ 19-10 win over Ann Arbor Skyline – Lansing State Journal | State Champs! Sports Network

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central advanced to the Division 2 Final with an 18-5 win over Lowell, and Detroit Country Day downed Grand Rapids Catholic Central 12-7 in another Semifinal – FOX 17

5. BASEBALL Unranked Rudyard advanced in Division 4 with a 5-0 Regional Semifinal win over top-ranked Indian River Inland Lakes – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. BASEBALL Unranked Novi upset Northville 6-2 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Oakland Press

7. BASEBALL Unranked Lake Orion extended its impressive tournament run with a 9-4 win over No. 8 White Lake Lakeland in Division 1 – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BASEBALL Unranked Mattawan advanced in Division 1 with a 6-3 win over No. 6 Zeeland East – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BASEBALL Unranked Macomb Dakota moved on in Division 1 with a 4-2 win over No. 11 Sterling Heights Stevenson – Macomb Daily

10. BASEBALL No. 8 East Jordan advanced in Division 4 with a 9-6 victory over No. 9 Gaylord St. Mary – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

MEDIA The Port Huron/Blue Water and sports media communities are mourning the death of past Croswell-Lexington standout Calli Newberry, who had started The Sports Report at the start of the 2022-23 school year and died Tuesday after a car crash the day before – Port Huron Times Herald