Today In The MHSAA: 4/21/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 21, 2021

Every day we play produces a story or a few, and Tuesday’s included a pair of coaching milestones and some regular-season matchups that may have been previews of postseason rematches in June.

1. Baseball: Bay City John Glenn coach Jeff Hartt reached 800 wins with his Division 2 No. 10-ranked team’s sweep of Birch Run – Bay City Times

2. Girls Soccer: Division 1 powers Brighton and Novi finished in a 1-1 draw as the Bulldogs scored with less than a minute to play – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Baseball: Division 2 No. 11 Frankenmuth swept No. 7 Saginaw Swan Valley 5-0 and 9-5, with the first game featuring a pitching matchup of future college teammates – Saginaw News

4. Softball: Division 2 contenders Frankenmuth and Swan Valley split, the Eagles winning the first game 4-0 and the Vikings the second 8-2 – Saginaw News

5. Softball: Frankfort coach Michael Thompson reached 450 career wins with his team’s sweep of Buckley – Up North Live

6. Track & Field: The Salem boys and Northville girls were victorious in snowy duals pitting top teams – Observer & Eccentric

7. Boys Lacrosse: Portage Central scored seven straight goals to come back and defeat Battle Creek Pennfield 9-7 – WWMT

8. Softball: Muskegon Mona Shores shut out Reeths-Puffer 4-0, but Reeths-Puffer came back with an 11-4 win in the second game of the doubleheader – Local Sports Journal

9. Girls Soccer: Laila Sharlow scored four of Waterford Kettering’s goals in a 5-0 win over Walled Lake Western – Oakland Press

10. Boys Lacrosse: Six Troy Athens players scored as the Red Hawks downed rival Troy 16-9 – Oakland Press

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