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: 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