Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL North Farmington clinched the Oakland Activities Association Red championship with a 73-54 win over Ferndale in a matchup of statewide contenders in Divisions 1 and 2, respectively – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Cassopolis finished an outright championship run in the Southwest 10 Conference South with a 59-37 win over Centreville – Sturgis Journal

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington clinched a share of the West Michigan Conference Lakes championship with a 69-31 win over Muskegon Orchard View – Ludington Daily News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Indian River Inland Lakes joined Onaway with a share of the Ski Valley Conference title with a 75-62 win over Gaylord St. Mary – Cheboygan Daily News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Saginaw Valley Lutheran advanced in Division 3 with a 63-29 District Semifinal win over Beal City – Saginaw News

6. HOCKEY Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central advanced to a Division 1 Regional Final with a 3-0 win over Traverse City West – FOX 17

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon downed Kalamazoo Central 67-60 in a matchup of top teams in Division 1 – Muskegon Chronicle

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis defeated McBain 61-49 in a matchup of strong Division 3 teams – Cadillac News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Harbor Beach and Reese advanced with Division 3 District wins – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Pentwater defeated Mason Country Eastern, but Eastern’s Clay Shoup went over 1,000 career points – Ludington Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune