Today In The MHSAA: 3/4/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 4, 2021

We’re rolling into championship season, and a pair of league title races in hockey and girls basketball were sorted out among many highlights across the state Wednesday.

1. Hockey: Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central downed Division 3 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 3-0 to win the Detroit Catholic League Tournament – Oakland Press

2. Girls Basketball: West Bloomfield clinched a share of the Oakland Activities Association Red title with an 82-58 win over Clarkston – Oakland Press

3. Hockey: Unranked Midland Dow upended Division 1 No. 4 Saginaw Heritage 4-0 – Midland Daily News

4. Boys Basketball: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s edged Detroit Martin Luther King 59-55 – MLive-Detroit

5. Girls Basketball: Sault Ste. Marie remained unbeaten with a 45-36 win over St. Ignace – MI Sports Now

6. Hockey: Muskegon Mona Shores avenged its lone loss this winter, downing East Grand Rapids 5-2 – Local Sports Journal

7. Girls Basketball: Bellaire finished a regular-season sweep of Gaylord St. Mary, 37-31 – MI Sports Now

8. Boys Basketball: Pewamo-Westphalia won a matchup of undefeated teams, 46-34 over Dansville – WLNS

9. Boys Basketball: Carrollton handed Standish-Sterling its first defeat, 57-48 – Saginaw News

10. Girls Basketball: Montague remained undefeated with a key 42-25 win over Hart – Muskegon Chronicle

Also of note …

Football: Richmond is mourning the death of football coach John Kocher, who led the program for the past decade – Port Huron Times Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 2/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 20, 2024

1. HOCKEY Traverse City West came back from three goals down to defeat Muskegon Mona Shores 4-3 in a Division 1 Regional opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. HOCKEY Brendan Chateau delivered the game-winner for Utica Eisenhower with less than a minute to play in its 3-2 Division 1 Regional victory over L’Anse Creuse Unified – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL North Muskegon completed its first perfect regular season in this sport with an 83-36 win over Holton – CatchMark SportsNet

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Cadillac downed Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 64-38 in a matchup of teams with a combined record of 37-4 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emily Zelinko went over 1,000 career points, but St. Charles fell to Midland Bullock Creek 34-24 – Saginaw News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Schoolcraft edged Wyoming Tri-unity Christian 55-48 in a matchup of teams with high postseason hopes – FOX 17

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Reed City advanced in the Central State Activities Association Tournament with a 60-41 win over Grant – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kingston downed Caro 59-25 to extend its winning streak to 16 – Mid-Michigan Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City finished a perfect run through the Greater Thumb Conference West with a 44-43 overtime win over Bad Axe – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort earned a 66-58 win over Baldwin in a matchup of teams that are a combined 30-11 this season – MI Sports Now