Today in the MHSAA: 4/15/19

April 15, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Michigan teams outraced the snow this weekend with a number of fireworks from the softball diamond, including a new career record holder for power-hitting prowess.

1. Softball: Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse’s Brooke Nadolny set the MHSAA career home runs record with her 56th and 57th in a sweep of Marysville – Macomb Daily

2. Softball: Division 2 No. 4 Eaton Rapids claimed the Saline Invitational title against a field that included Division 1 No. 6 Warren Regina – Saline Post

3. Softball: Bay City John Glenn won the Bay County Invitational with wins over Division 1 No. 7 Western, Central and Division 3 honorable mention Pinconning – Bay City Times

4. Baseball: Division 1 No. 11 Midland Dow downed Division 2 No. 14 Petoskey and Saginaw Heritage to win its invitational, but the Northmen did edge Division 2 top-ranked Saginaw Swan Valley 10-9 – Midland Daily News

5. Softball: Division 1 honorable mention Walled Lake Northern won a Farmington Hills Mercy Invitational against a field that included Division 2 No. 9 Carleton Airport, another Division 1 honorable mention New Baltimore Anchor Bay and Division 4 No. 3 Rogers City – State Champs Sports Network

6. Track & Field: Alpena’s boys and girls teams celebrated school records and the boys team went on to win the Davison Invitational while Ann Arbor Pioneer won the girls championship – Alpena News/We Love Ann Arbor

7. Boys Golf: Marshall shot a 314 to win the Coldwater Invitational by two strokes ahead of runner-up Mattawan – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. Softball: Traverse City West won the East Kentwood Invitational, and Kalkaska took the title at Adrian’s tournament – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Track & Field – The Addison boys and Sand Creek girls won Britton Deerfield Invitational championships – Adrian Daily Telegram

10. Girls Tennis: Trenton won a Grosse Ile Invitational that included Dearborn Divine Child and Brownstown Woodhaven along with the host Red Devils – Southgate News-Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 9/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 28, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Paige Anderson carded a 4-under 69 to lead Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association title after the team had only three golfers compete in the event last season – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS TENNIS Flushing edged Goodrich to clinch the Flint Metro League Tournament and its sixth-straight league championship – WJRT

3. GIRLS GOLF Rochester High – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – shot a 310, and Madison Yang won a playoff for the medalist honor at the Oakland County Division 1 Championship – Oakland Press

4. BOYS TENNIS Traverse City Central won the Big North Conference Tournament to claim the league title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek shot a 367 to win the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference Tournament and championship – Coldwater Daily Reporter

6. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids finished a perfect head-to-head run through the Central State Activities Association with a win over Lakeview – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central scored a 343 to win the Cadillac Invitational by 10 strokes – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 14 Leland avenged last week’s loss to Suttons Bay with a 2-1 victory to create a three-team tie atop the Northwest Conference – Up North Live

9. BOYS SOCCER Huron League contenders Grosse Ile and Riverview played to a scoreless draw; Grosse Ile is ranked No. 7 in Division 3, and Riverview is No. 13 in Division 2 – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SOCCER Saginaw Valley Lutheran held onto the top spot alone in the Tri-Valley Conference Blue with a 2-1 win over Bullock Creek – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

SOFTBALL Vestaburg and the mid-Michigan officiating community are mourning the death of Wolverines coach Phil Block, who also was a longtime softball and baseball umpire and officiated football, basketball, volleyball, cross country, track & field, swimming and wrestling as well over the last 16 years – Greenville Daily News