Today In The MHSAA: 3/17/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 17, 2022

1. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 9 Lake Leelanau St. Mary won its first Regional title in 72 years, handing No. 3 McBain Northern Michigan Christian its lone loss 61-57 in Division 4 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Grayling’s 52-40 win over Sanford Meridian in Division 3 gave the Vikings their first Regional title since 1957 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 14 Freeland earned its first Regional title since 1971 with an 82-59 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2 – Saginaw News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 2 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s will return to the Quarterfinals thanks to an 83-72 win over No. 12 Hamtramck in Division 1 – MLive-Detroit

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Cadillac moved on to the Division 2 Quarterfinals with a 54-45 win over No. 1 Escanaba – Cadillac News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 12 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep earned its first Regional title since 1998, defeating Goodrich 74-34 in Division 2 – Oakland Press

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central got past No. 19 Okemos 70-62 in double overtime to clinch a Division 1 Regional title – WWMT

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids Northview edged Holland West Ottawa 50-45 to advance in Division 1 – FOX 17

9. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 4 Detroit Catholic Central won its first Regional title since 2009, downing Clarkston 52-46 in Division 1 – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 5 Rudyard repeated as a Regional champion with a 52-37 victory over No. 18 Onaway in Division 4 – Up North Live

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