Today In The MHSAA: 3/8/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 8, 2022

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Western came back from 17 points down to get past No. 20 River Rouge 75-71 in overtime of a Division 1 District opener – Detroit News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Union City opened Division 3 play with a 59-56 win over White Pigeon thanks to a last-minute 3-pointer – Coldwater Daily Reporter

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Battle Creek Harper Creek defeated Pennfield 63-58 in Division 2, as Pennfield’s Luke Davis became his school’s all-time leading scorer in his final game – Battle Creek Enquirer

4. BOYS BASKETALL No. 13 Elk Rapids opened in Division 3 with a 66-58 win over host Maple City Glen Lake – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning advanced in Division 3 with a 50-45 overtime win over Beaverton – Bay City Times

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Bashir Neely scored 30 points to lead No. 18 Grand Haven past Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 69-57 in Division 1 – Grand Haven Tribune

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Danny Safadi’s last-second basket pushed Midland Dow past Bay City Central 64-62 in Division 1 – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington opened with a 57-36 win over Reed City in Division 2 – Ludington Daily News

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Jackson Northwest pushed ahead at the end to get by Jackson in Division 1, 50-46 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. BOYS BASKETBALL North Muskegon opened its Division 3 District run with a 56-49 win over Muskegon Western Michigan Christian – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal