Today in the MHSAA: 4/17/17

April 17, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The first full weekend of this spring saw tournament action all over the state, with an especially notable softball tournament at Saginaw Swan Valley.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 


Longtime Comstock coach Rich Bailey earned his 500th win with his team’s 2-0 victory over Hopkins; Comstock is No. 10 in Division 3 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Zeeland East won the Holland West Ottawa Invitational by scoring a combined 50 runs over three games – Holland Sentinel

Division 1 No. 5 Midland and No. 12 Mount Pleasant split a Thursday doubleheader that should impact the Saginaw Valley League race – Midland Daily News

Boys Golf

Hartland won the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Lakes preseason tournament, led by a pair of individual runners-up – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Girls Soccer

Cadillac won the Holland Invitational, downing Black River and then the host in the championship match – Cadillac News


Escanaba improved to 6-1 to continue to make good on its No. 2 ranking in Division 2, going 3-1 at the Saginaw Swan Valley Invitational with wins over Ogemaw Heights, Lake Fenton and Division 1 top-ranked Midland before falling 7-6 to host and D2 No. 3-ranked Swan Valley in a rematch of last season’s Division 2 Quarterfinal – Escanaba Daily Press

Division 1 honorable mention Mount Pleasant also earned a win from top-ranked Midland, splitting a Thursday doubleheader – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Division 4 No. 3 Rogers City opened its season with wins over DeWitt, St. Johns and Mason to win the East Lansing Invitational against much larger competition – Alpena News

The host Dragons, No. 7 in Division 1, downed honorable mention Oxford 1-0 to win their Lake Orion Invitational – Oakland Press

Girls Tennis

Division 2 top-ranked East Grand Rapids and Division 3 No. 1 Detroit Country Day tied for the championship at the prestigious Allegan Invitational – Grand Rapids Press

Track & Field

The Adrian Madison girls followed Megan Rosales’ dominating performance in winning the Grass Lake Invitational – Adrian Daily Telegram

The Saugatuck boys and Hudsonville girls were overall champions at the Muskegon Reeths-Puffer Invitational – Muskegon Chronicle

Today in the MHSAA: 5/26/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 26, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Hartland opened Division 1 District play with a 2-1 win over No. 6 Okemos – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. SOFTBALL Gaylord swept Evart 11-0 and 4-1 in a matchup of top-ranked teams in Divisions 2 and 3, respectively – Cadillac News

3. BOYS GOLF Manistee – No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – closed a West Michigan Conference championship run – Manistee News Advocate

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention New Boston Huron defeated Flat Rock 13-4 to clinch an outright Huron League title – Monroe News

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Saginaw Valley Lutheran opened Division 4 District play with a 4-0 win over No. 14 Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker – Saginaw News

6. GIRLS SOCCER Abby Curtis scored four goals to lead Schoolcraft in a Division 4 District-opening win over Comstock – FOX 17

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 11 Midland Dow advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 win over Traverse City West – Midland Daily News

8. TRACK & FIELD The Romeo girls and Macomb Dakota boys won Macomb County Invitational titles – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 15 Traverse City St. Francis edged Cheboygan in a Division 3 opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. GIRLS SOCCER Berkley opened Division 1 District play with a 3-1 win over Birmingham Groves – Oakland Press