Today in the MHSAA: 3/11/19

March 11, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The hockey, gymnastics and boys swimming & diving seasons came to an end with Finals over the weekend – and you can find coverage of all of them to the right under “Latest Posts.” Meanwhile, girls basketball finished its tournament’s first week with a pair of unbeaten teams continuing on with first District championships.

1. Girls Basketball: Undefeated Stanton Central Montcalm won its first District title in this sport, downing Alma 49-24 in Division 2 – Greenville Daily News

2. Girls Basketball: Unbeaten Oscoda also added its first District championship with a 65-47 Division 3 win over Lincoln Alcona – Alpena News

3. Girls Basketball: Haslett avenged a pair of losses to Williamston with a 44-42 Division 2 District Final win – Lansing State Journal

4. Girls Basketball: East Kentwood won a matchup of league champions in Division 1, 57-54 over East Grand Rapids – FOX 17

5. Girls Basketball: Centreville added to its league title this winter with its first District championship since 1998, thanks to a 61-48 win over Constantine in Division 3 – Sturgis Journal

6. Girls Basketball: Utica downed Troy 55-48 in overtime in Division 1 to claim its first District title since 2000 – Macomb Daily

7. Girls Basketball: St. Ignace earned its 11th straight District title with an 84-41 win over Pickford in Division 4 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

8. Girls Basketball: Niles Brandywine continued an impressive streak with its 10th District title in 11 seasons, defeating Watervliet 56-19 in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

9. Girls Basketball: Michigan Center got past rival Grass Lake 49-44 in a Division 3 District Final – JTV

10. Girls Basketball: Ewen-Trout Creek won its first District title since 2005, defeating Painesdale-Jeffers 47-37 in Division 4 – The Upbeat

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: New Haven’s Romeo Weems was named this year’s Mr. Basketball Award winner – State Champs!

Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 22, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Big Rapids downed Reed City 48-46 to clinch the Central State Activities Association championship – Big Rapids Pioneer

2. HOCKEY Petoskey advanced in its Division 3 Regional with a 5-4 triple-overtime win over Cadillac – Petoskey News-Review

3. HOCKEY Bay Area also advanced in Division 3, with a 5-4 win over Freeland/Nouvel/Valley Lutheran – WJRT

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mason County Central downed Fremont in a crossover matchup of West Michigan Conference teams that are a combined 31-8 this winter – MI Sports Now

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech handed Riverview Gabriel Richard just its third loss, 70-63 – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Watervliet came back multiple times to get past Martin 42-40 – WWMT

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc followed Bryce O’Mara to a 73-66 win over Grand Blanc – Mid-Michigan Now

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City won its 18th straight game, 49-36 over Hart – MI Sports Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall pulled within one more win of a perfect regular season with a 65-43 victory over Fremont – CatchMark SportsNet

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake Linden-Hubbell earned an impressive 65-54 win over Crystal Falls Forest Park – Upper Michigan Source