Today in the MHSAA: 3/2/17

March 2, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The Class A girls basketball bracket was shaken up significantly Wednesday and a Class C favorite exited as well as teams played District Semifinals all over the state.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 

Girls Basketball

Midland Dow downed Saginaw Valley League rival Saginaw Heritage 37-30 in a matchup of Class A championship contenders – Midland Daily News

Ishpeming handed Munising its first and only loss this season, 79-62 in Class C – Marquette Mining Journal

Macomb Dakota upset another expected Class A contender, downing Port Huron Northern 58-53 – Clinton Township Voice

Springport downed Galesburg-Augusta 60-39 in Class C to set a team record with 18 wins this season – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Schoolcraft ended Centreville’s 19-game winning streak with a 45-31 win in Class C – Kalamazoo Gazette

Veronica Kastelic made two free throws with two seconds to play to get Muskegon Mona Shores past Muskegon High 50-49 in Class A – Muskegon Chronicle

Saginaw Swan Valley earned a shot at its first District title in 11 years with a 48-23 win over Tri-Valley Conference East champion Frankenmuth in Class B – Saginaw News


Division 3 No. 6 Allen Park got past Wyandotte Roosevelt in a Regional Semifinal – Southgate News Herald

In Division 1, No. 5 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood advanced with an 8-2 Regional Semifinal win over No. 10 Troy – Oakland Press

Good Reads

Hartland’s Joey Livingston had to take off last wrestling season to serve as caretaker for his father, who died Jan. 30. He did return to the mat this winter and used those emotions to fuel a run to this weekend’s MHSAA Individual Finals – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

At the 2015 Lower Peninsula Division 2 Swimming & Diving Finals in Holland, a Wyandotte Roosevelt diver had to be revived with CPR and an AED – and then one of the coaches performing CPR had a massive heart attack. This is their updated story, two years later – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 6/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 1, 2023

1. GOLF Kingsford’s girls won their first MHSAA Finals team title in this sport, while Houghton’s boys repeated on their side of the Upper Peninsula Division 1 championship tournament – Girls | Boys

2. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee finished a near-perfect season by taking back the UPD1 championship –

3. GOLF Manistique swept both team and individual championships in UPD2 – Girls | Boys

4. BOYS GOLF Dowagiac claimed its first Regional title in this sport, winning in LPD3 – Niles Daily Star

5. BOYS GOLF The three team qualifiers all shot 300 or lower as Detroit Catholic Central won the LPD1 Regional at Salem Hills with a 288 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOYS LACROSSE Muskegon Mona Shores scored the game-winner with 12 seconds to play in edging Holland West Ottawa 13-12 in a Division 1 Regional Final – FOX 17

7. BOYS GOLF Saginaw Swan Valley shot a 323 to edge Millington by two strokes and Shepherd by three at their LPD3 Regional – Saginaw News

8. BASEBALL Traverse City West completed a suspended game against Cadillac to earn a share of the Big North Conference title, with Traverse City Central the other co-champion – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. BOYS LACROSSE Haslett scored seven unanswered goals to clinch a Division 2 Regional title against Midland Dow, 10-3 – Mid-Michigan Now

10. BOYS LACROSSE Brighton edged South Lyon 8-6 in a Division 1 Regional Final – Livingston Daily Press & Argus