Today in the MHSAA: 3/12/19

March 12, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Girls Basketball Regionals got underway Monday night with a series of upsets and a few favorites that just survived, plus three previously-unbeaten teams that suffered their first and only losses of the winter.

1. Girls Basketball: Grosse Pointe North avenged a December loss to Bloomfield Hills Marian with a 60-48 Division 1 Regional Semifinal win – Macomb Daily

2. Girls Basketball: Coldwater will continue its best season in nearly three decades after downing reigning Class A runner-up East Lansing 71-68 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Coldwater Daily Reporter

3. Girls Basketball: Hamilton won a matchup of unbeaten teams in Division 2, defeating Edwardsburg 60-39 – Holland Sentinel

4. Girls Basketball: Hart upset previously-undefeated Houghton Lake 48-42 in Division 3 – MI Sports Now

5. Girls Basketball: Lake City handed Oscoda its first and only loss of the season to move on in Division 3 – Cadillac News

6. Girls Basketball: Pewamo-Westphalia trailed Kent City after all of the first three quarters but came back to win their Division 3 matchup 35-33 – FOX 17

7. Girls Basketball: Ann Arbor Pioneer moved on in Division 1 with a 42-35 win over Brighton – We Love Ann Arbor

8. Girls Basketball: Muskegon won a matchup of league champions, downing East Kentwood 67-46 in Division 1 – WZZM

9. Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Westwood came back to win a Division 3 matchup of league champs, 50-46 over Iron River West Iron County – Escanaba Daily Press

10. Girls Basketball: Springport edged Michigan Center 53-51, ending the season for the Cardinals, who made the Class B Semifinals a year ago – JTV

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press