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: 12/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice opened with a 75-66 win over reigning Division 2 champion Ferndale – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 46-44 – WNEM

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning defeated Ogemaw Heights for the first time since 2011, 59-43 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Cadillac edged Negaunee 5-4 in overtime – Cadillac News

5. HOCKEY Bloomfield Hills also won in overtime, 4-3 over Lakes United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Rider Bartel scored all 33 of his points during the first half of Harbor Springs’ 76-29 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Petoskey News-Review

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Dowagiac opened Lakeland Conference play with a 63-51 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted downed Michigan Center 73-39 in a matchup of frequent league contenders – JTV

9. BOYS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 74-37 win over Midland Calvary Baptist – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor edged Dearborn Advanced Tech 65-59 – Southgate News-Herald