Today In The MHSAA: 3/15/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 15, 2021

Titanic matchups in wrestling and boys basketball filled in just a few spots on a weekend list packed with league champions, including the swimming & diving winner of arguably the strongest conference in the state – regardless of sport.

1. Wrestling: In a rematch of last season’s Division 1 Final, top-ranked Davison downed reigning champ and No. 2 Detroit Catholic Central 36-9 – State Champs Sports Network

2. Boys Swimming & Diving: Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer finished first at the Southeastern Conference Red meet, followed by No. 5 Saline, LPD2 No. 3 Ann Arbor Skyline, LPD1 No. 9 Ann Arbor Huron and LPD2 No. 10 Temperance Bedford – We Love Ann Arbor

3. Girls Basketball: Hudsonville earned a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red title with a 65-50 win over East Kentwood – FOX 17 

4. Boys Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth continued its surge with an 84-76 win over Grand Blanc in a matchup of Division 1 title contenders – WJRT

5. Girls Basketball: Frankenmuth downed Bay City John Glenn 36-25 to clinch the Tri-Valley Conference 8 title – WEYI

6. Hockey: Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills clinched the O-K Fischer title outright with a 4-2 win over Grand Haven – FOX 17 

7. Boys Swimming & Diving: Manistee repeated as Coastal Conference champion – Manistee News Advocate 

8. Bowling: The Utica Ford boys and New Baltimore Anchor Bay girls finished Macomb Area Conference White championship runs – Macomb Daily 

9. Boys Swimming & Diving: Marysville claimed the MAC Gold championship meet title to go with its dual-meet first-place finish – Macomb Daily

10. Boys Swimming & Diving: Brownstown Woodhaven also added a league meet title to a perfect regular season, in the Downriver League – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD2 honorable mention Fenton scored 508 points to win the Flint Metro League championship meet by more than 100 – Owosso Argus-Press 

Bowling: The Caledonia boys and Hudsonville girls won O-K Red championship tournament titles – Grand Haven Tribune 

Girls/Boys Basketball: Shelby Cade, playing on Buckley’s boys team this season, went over 1,000 points for her career in a 71-61 win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Cadillac News

Girls Basketball: Mackenzie Egger went over 1,000 career points as Mount Pleasant downed Bay City Central 39-30 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Boys Basketball: Kevin Pearson went over 1,000 career points as Onaway defeated Pellston 48-40 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune 

Boys Basketball: Rogers City’s Nick Freel also went over 1,000 career points, doing so in a 77-69 win over Posen – Alpena News

Athletic Directors: Longtime athletic director and coach Brian Gordon is retiring after more than 30 years in school sports, most recently at Novi – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 4/12/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 12, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Petoskey improved to 3-0 and without allowing a goal this season after shutting out Division 4 No. 8 Harbor Springs 4-0 – Petoskey News-Review

2. SOFTBALL Kayla Milarch threw a five-inning no-hitter as Buckley split with Fife Lake Forest Area – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. GIRLS SOCCER Waterford Kettering downed rival Mott 3-0 for the Waterford Cup – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Blanc edged Dow/Midland 9-8 – Midland Daily News

5. BOYS GOLF Holland shot a 163 to edge Zeeland West by a stroke at the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green jamboree – Local Sports Journal

6. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 6 Hartland held on for a 2-1 win over Brighton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. GIRLS SOCCER Cadillac improved to 2-1-1 with a 1-0 win over Ludington – Cadillac News

8. SOFTBALL North Muskegon swept Ludington over a combined eight innings – Ludington Daily News