Today in the MHSAA: 3/13/19

March 13, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The final 16 contenders for MHSAA boys basketball championships this season were decided Tuesday, and we’ve linked up coverage from all 16 Quarterfinals.

Division 1: Howell stunned Saginaw 57-56 to make the Semifinals for the first time since 1927 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Division 1: Okemos moved on to the Semifinals for the first time since 2006 with a 50-45 win over East Kentwood – Lansing State Journal

Division 1: Detroit U-D Jesuit put up a dominating 91-54 win over Roseville to advance – Detroit News

Division 1: Ypsilanti Lincoln continued its longest run with its first Quarterfinal win, 56-52 over Detroit Martin Luther King – Ann Arbor News

Division 2: Ludington continued a run that saw the Orioles begin the postseason under .500, downing Alma 65-32 – MI Sports Now

Division 2: Undefeated Harper Woods Chandler Park edged New Haven and Mr. Basketball Romeo Weems 53-51 – State Champs!

Division 2: Hudsonville Unity Christian avenged an earlier loss with a 71-45 win over Grand Rapids South Christian in their Quarterfinal – WOOD TV

Division 2: River Rouge is headed back to the Semifinals for the second straight year after a 60-43 win over Haslett – Southgate News-Herald

Division 3: Undefeated Iron Mountain will make a trip to East Lansing thanks to a 61-56 win over Sanford Meridian – The Upbeat

Division 3: Erie Mason earned its first trip to the Semifinals with a 55-48 win over Hanover-Horton – Monroe News

Division 3: Pewamo-Westphalia kept its unbeaten season alive with a 70-50 win over Cassopolis – Lansing State Journal

Division 3: Detroit Edison won a matchup of the last two Class C champions, downing Flint Beecher 76-69 – MLive-Detroit

Division 4: Frankfort will return to the Semifinals for the first time since 2014 thanks to a 53-51 overtime win over Big Rapids Crossroads – WPBN

Division 4: Dollar Bay is headed to the Semifinals for the second straight season after defeating Pellston 67-64 – The Upbeat

Division 4: Southfield Christian will return to the Breslin Center thanks to a 74-44 win over Burton Genesee Christian – Oakland Press

Division 4: Wyoming Tri-unity Christian also will return to East Lansing after a 62-31 win over Bellevue – FOX 17

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