Today In The MHSAA: 3/1/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2021

County championships, a league title and more power-packed matchups across multiple sports headlined a weekend that also saw another handful of basketball stars achieve career milestones.


1. Boys Swimming & Diving: Birmingham Seaholm – No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – won the Oakland County meet championship, breaking LPD1 No. 2 Detroit Catholic Central’s three-season hold on the title – Oakland Press

2. Wrestling: Division 3 top-ranked Dundee swept a home quad defeating Division 1 No. 10 Clarkston, Division 2 No. 2 Warren Woods Tower and Brownstown Woodhaven – Monroe News

3. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD2 No. 3 Ann Arbor Skyline dealt No. 10 Dexter its first loss, 100-80 – We Love Ann Arbor

4. Boys Basketball: Oscoda clinched a third-straight North Star League Big Dipper championship with a big win over Whittemore-Prescott – WBKB

5. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD1 honorable mention Macomb Dakota repeated as Macomb County champion – Macomb Daily

6. Hockey: Division 3 No. 2 Calumet finished a weekend sweep of No. 5 Hancock with a 4-1 win – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

7. Boys Basketball: Brendan Young became Fowlerville’s all-time leading scorer with 33 points in his team’s 72-55 win over Holt – Lansing State Journal

8. Girls Basketball: Abbey Kimball went over 1,000 career points as Grand Rapids West Catholic doubled up Hamilton – Grand Rapids Press

9. Boys Basketball: Flint Beecher handed Flint Carman-Ainsworth its first defeat, 65-63 in double overtime – WJRT

10. Hockey: Division 2 No. 1 Byron Center downed Division 1 No. 7 Traverse Bay Reps 4-0 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Kara Stutzman went over 1,000 career points in Blissfield’s big win over Clinton – Adrian Daily Telegram

Girls Basketball: Mya Petticord went over 1,000 career points as Ypsilanti Arbor Prep rode a big second half past Chelsea – Ann Arbor News

Boys Basketball: Gavin Miller scored 41 points in Leland’s win over Buckley to go over 1,000 for his career – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Baseball: Kalkaska baseball coach Bill Vandergriff announced his retirement after 41 seasons – MI Sports Now

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