Today In The MHSAA: 3/10/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 10, 2021

On a night featuring league championships in multiple sports, a school record-breaking basketball scorer and coach and a milestone wrestling win, Iron Mountain’s Foster Wonders made the loudest headline with a massive individual accomplishment during a peninsula-shaking victory.

1. Boys Basketball: Foster Wonders went over 2,000 career points and Iron Mountain won a matchup of the top two teams in the Upper Peninsula 58-52 – Iron Mountain Daily News

2. Competitive Cheer: Reigning Division 2 champion Allen Park finished 2.5 points ahead of Gibraltar Carlson to claim the Downriver League meet championship – Southgate News-Herald

3. Girls Basketball: Detroit Edison won a matchup of Finals contenders, 69-41 over West Bloomfield – Detroit News

4. Competitive Cheer: Vandercook Lake claimed its first Cascades Conference title in this sport – JTV

5. Girls Basketball: Ypsilanti Arbor Prep won another matchup of likely MHSAA championship contenders, 67-47 over Adrian Lenawee Christian – Ann Arbor News

6. Girls Basketball: Macomb L’Anse Creuse North downed Utica Ford 45-32 in the Macomb Area Conference White title-clincher – Macomb Daily

7. Boys Basketball: Keith Guy became Muskegon’s all-time winningest boys basketball coach with a 47-40 victory over Holland – Muskegon Chronicle

8. Wrestling: Zach Ouillette earned his 150th win during Oscoda’s sweep of Alcona and Alpena – WBKB

9. Boys Basketball: Gavin Etter became Marcellus’ all-time leading scorer in his team’s 54-35 win over Hartford – Kalamazoo Gazette

10. Girls Basketball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer upset Mona Shores 43-31 – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily