Today in the MHSAA: 3/5/19

March 5, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Girls Basketball Districts began Monday with a number of big-time matchups across the state, led by a clash of league champions in the northern Lower Peninsula.

1. Girls Basketball: Manton won that matchup of league champs, defeating Maple City Glen Lake 46-36 in a Division 3 District opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Basketball: Muskegon got past Grand Haven 52-47 in one of the night’s most star-studded Division 1 matchups – Local Sports Journal

3. Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Westwood ended rival Negaunee’s season with a 49-37 victory in Division 3 – The Upbeat

4. Girls Basketball: Grand Rapids Northview avenged its only loss, defeating Rockford 55-45 in Division 1 – Grand Rapids Press

5. Girls Basketball: Unbeaten Gobles came back from an 11-point deficit to down Schoolcraft 45-27 in Division 3 – Kalamazoo Gazette

6. Girls Basketball: Reigning Class D champion Adrian Lenawee Christian held off Pittsford 49-41 in Division 4 – Adrian Daily Telegram

7. Girls Basketball: A 3-pointer during the final seconds pushed West Bloomfield past Auburn Hills Avondale in Division 1 – State Champs!

8. Girls Basketball: Three Rivers defeated Dowagiac 60-33 in Division 2 as Hadley Miller scored a school-record 42 points – Three Rivers News

9. Girls Basketball: Portland St. Patrick needed double overtime but got past Morrice 43-42 – Ionia Sentinel-Standard

10. Girls Basketball: Hudsonville made 10 3-pointers in defeating Zeeland West 61-43 in Division 1 – Holland Sentinel

Today in the MHSAA: 9/25/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 25, 2023

1. CROSS COUNTRY The Lower Peninsula Division 1 No. 3 Romeo, Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard and LPD3 No. 2 Jackson Lumen Christi girls and LPD1 No. 9 Ann Arbor Pioneer, LPD2 No. 7 Adrian and LPD4 No. 3 Hillsdale Academy boys won races at the annual Jackson Invitational –

2. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 8 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central and LPD2 No. 1 Grand Rapids Christian girls and Holland West Ottawa and LPD2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Christian boys were among champions at the Grand Rapids South Christian Cougar Falcon Invitational –

3. VOLLEYBALL Cadillac defeated Division 2 No. 8 Three Rivers to win the latter’s invitational, and Division 3 No. 7 Lake City downed Beal City to clinch at Kalkaska – Cadillac News

4. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Wyandotte Roosevelt repeated as Downriver Classic champion – Southgate News-Herald

5. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow nearly doubled up the runner-up in winning the Tri Cities Championship – Midland Daily News

6. CROSS COUNTRY Traverse City West swept Gold championships, and the LPD3 No. 3 Elk Rapids girls and No. 5 Clare boys won Blue races at the Cadillac Veterans Serving Veterans Invitational; West’s girls are No. 9 in LPD1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle |

7. BOYS TENNIS LPD4 No. 4 Ludington won six flights in claiming the overall Allegan Invitational title – Ludington Daily News

8. VOLLEYBALL Izzy Whittaker went over 1,000 career kills for Division 1 honorable mention Grand Haven as her team defeated Lake Orion and honorable mention Lowell and fell to No. 9 Bloomfield Hills Marian in five sets – Local Sports Journal

9. CROSS COUNTRY Bay City Western swept championships and the LPD4 No. 9 Breckenridge girls and LPD3 No. 12 St. Louis boys also were victorious at the Kayner Delta Invitational; Western’s boys are an honorable mention in LPD1 – Saginaw News |

10. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 2 Brighton, Dearborn Divine Child and Allen Park Cabrini girls and LPD1 No. 4 Canton, AAFGR and Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central boys won Monroe Jefferson Invitational races – Monroe News |