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: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)