Today in the MHSAA: 3/21/18

March 21, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media. Today, we provide coverage of all 16 MHSAA Boys Basketball Quarterfinals.

Class A

Traveon Maddox’s basket at the buzzer gave Novi a 75-73 win at University of Detroit Mercy – Observer & Eccentric

Warren DeLaSalle avenged three regular-season losses to Detroit U-D Jesuit with a 63-58 win – C&G Newspapers

Reigning champion Clarkston earned another trip to Finals weekend with a 52-31 win over Flint Carman-Ainsworth – Oakland Press

Holland West Ottawa held on for a 58-55 win over East Lansing after the teams were tied earlier in the fourth quarter – Holland Sentinel

Class B

Reigning champion New Haven ran its winning streak to 52 with a 78-72 win over Bridgeport – Port Huron Times-Herald

Grand Rapids Catholic Central earned a trip to East Lansing with a 65-43 win over Boyne City – FOX 17

After the teams were tied at halftime, Benton Harbor pulled away from Williamston for a 71-51 win – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

River Rouge earned a return trip to Breslin with a 59-44 win over Dearborn Divine Child – Coverage will be linked when available

Class C

Iron Mountain came back from a big deficit, but Maple City Glen Lake hit another level to advance with a 66-49 win – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Undefeated Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central remains alive thanks to a 31-28 win over Kalamazoo Christian – Monroe News

Reigning runner-up Grand Rapids Covenant Christian earned a return to the Breslin Center with a 53-30 win over Sanford Meridian – Grand Rapids Press

Detroit Edison handed Unionville-Sebewaing its lone loss this season, 73-46 – MLive-Detroit

Class D

Peter Kalthoff had 35 points to lead Hillsdale Academy to a 66-38 win over Marcellus Howardsville Christian – Hillsdale Daily News

Undefeated Dollar Bay earned a trip downstate with a 74-68 win over Cedarville – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Reigning Class D runner-up Buckley handed Hillman its only loss this season, 67-50 – Cadillac News

Southfield Christian will return to the Semifinals thanks to an 88-53 win over Flint International Academy – Oakland Press

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: From Monday, Clarkston’s Foster Loyer was named this season’s Mr. Basketball Award winner – Detroit Free Press

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