Today In The MHSAA: 4/19/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2022

1. GIRLS SOCCER Howard City Tri County handed Reed City its first loss, 3-2 – Big Rapids Pioneer

2. GIRLS SOCCER Lauren Bingham had five goals and an assist in Division 3 No. 14 Elk Rapids’ win over Grayling – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. GIRLS SOCCER Jordan Danna scored three goals in Division 1 No. 3 Midland Dow’s win over Mount Pleasant – Midland Daily News

4. GIRLS SOCCER Nazalla Mendiola’s three goals were big parts of the difference in Muskegon Orchard View’s 5-2 win over Shelby –

5. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 9 East Grand Rapids shut out Grand Rapids Christian 4-0 – FOX 17

6. GIRLS SOCCER Standout Jessica Stewart returned early from injury as Division 2 No. 10 Spring Lake won 7-3 over Fruitport – Grand Haven Tribune

7. GIRLS SOCCER Hamilton opened league play with a 2-0 shutout of Grand Rapids West Catholic – Holland Sentinel

8. GIRLS SOCCER Ludington opened its league schedules with a 2-0 win over Muskegon Catholic Central – Ludington Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER Lapeer edged Bay City Central 2-1 – Bay City Times

10. GIRLS SOCCER Traverse City St. Francis and Charlevoix tied in league play – MI Sports Now

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette