Today in the MHSAA: 3/10/17

March 10, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Thursday's Girls Basketball Regionals and Ice Hockey Semifinals featured at least three first-time accomplishments as teams rose to unprecedented heights.

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 basketball

Southfield Arts & Technology upset Class A favorite Detroit Martin Luther King 55-51 – MLive-Detroit

Flushing upset another Class A contender, downing Midland Dow 45-39 – Flint Journal

Reigning Class A champion Warren Cousino kept its repeat hope alive with a 41-39 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian – Macomb Daily

Macomb Dakota won its first Regional title in girls hoops with a 63-51 Class A victory over Fenton – C&G Newspapers

Cadillac also won its first Regional title with a 59-58 victory over Kalkaska in Class B – Cadillac News

Williamston won its first Regional title in 24 years, downing Portland 52-29 in Class B – Lansing State Journal

St. Ignace captured its ninth straight Regional title with a win over Calumet in Class C – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Flint Hamady handed Sandusky its first and only loss this season, 38-36 in Class C – Flint Journal

Blissfield’s Kelsey Wyman scored 36 points in a Class C 56-49 double overtime win over Grass Lake – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Crystal Falls Forest Park also needed double overtime to avenge an earlier loss to Bark River-Harris 62-54 in Class D – Iron Mountain Daily News


Top-ranked Birmingham Brother Rice got past No. 2 Hartland 5-2 in a Division 2 Semifinal – MLive-Detroit

Grand Rapids Northern/Eastern downed Saline 3-2 to reach the Division 2 Final, its first championship game berth – Grand Rapids Press

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