Today in the MHSAA: 4/22/16

April 22, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A top Michigan high school football coach will say good-bye while another longtime winner in tennis has celebrated a milestone win.

Baseball

Adrian Madison and Britton Deerfield split an “unusual” doubleheader indeed with Britton Deerfield winning 5-4 and then Madison 22-1 in the second game – Adrian Daily Telegram

In another unexpected turn, Grand Rapids Union’s Sergio Diaz no-hit Zeeland East, but East won with two unearned runs – Holland Sentinel

Division 2 No. 4 DeWitt got a one-run win and a comeback tie at Division 4 No. 4 Beal City – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Division 1 No. 10 Grosse Pointe South came back from four down to edge Clinton Township Chippewa Valley 6-5 – Detroit News

Girls Soccer

Traverse City Central delivered Cadillac the latter's first loss this season, 2-1 in Big North Conference play – Cadillac News

Softball

A matchup of teams that recently made MHSAA Semifinals in different divisions ended in a split as Stevensville Lakeshore opened with a win over Portage Central, but Central won the second game – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Dayna Fennell hit her seventh and eighth home runs to break the Gladwin single-season record in only the team’s eighth game this spring – Midland Daily News

Girls Tennis

From Wednesday, Ludington gave longtime coach Tom Kudwa his 200th career victory with a win over Fremont – Ludington Daily News

Track & Field

The Powers North Central boys and Ontonagon girls finished this week’s series of Superior Dome Classic meets with Division 3 championships at Northern Michigan University – Marquette Mining Journal

Football

Longtime and successful Allen Park football coach Tom Hoover has resigned after 20 seasons as head coach and 30 overall, with a 171-50 varsity record – Detroit Free Press

Good Read

The Battle Creek Enquirer caught up with this season’s MHSAA Norris Award winner, Linda Hoover, who is in her 36th year as an MHSAA registered official while also considered one of the elite softball umpires nationwide – Battle Creek Enquirer

Today in the MHSAA: 2/26/24

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

February 26, 2024

1. WRESTLING All four 2023 champions – Detroit Catholic Central, Lowell, Dundee and Hudson – repeated at the weekend’s 2024 Team Wrestling Finals – MHSAA.com

2. COMPETITIVE CHEER Rochester Hills Stoney Creek edged Adams by less than a point to win their Division 1 Regional – Oakland Press

3. COMPETITIVE CHEER Allen Park outpaced Gibraltar Carlson by just more than two points to win their Division 2 Regional – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SWIMMNG & DIVING Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer held on against No. 2 Saline to win the Southeastern Conference Red championship – Saline Post

5. HOCKEY No. 9 Flint Powers Catholic advanced to a Division 3 Regional Final with a 4-3 triple-overtime win over No. 8 Jackson Lumen Christi – WJRT

6. BOWLING Macomb Dakota swept girls and boys Regional team championships; Dakota’s girls are ranked No. 2 in Division 1, and the boys are No. 4 – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Bay City John Glenn won the Independent Swim Conference title, ending Essexville Garber’s championship streak at three – Bay City Times

8. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow held off Grand Blanc to win the Saginaw Valley League title; they are honorable mentions in LPD2 and LPD1, respectively – Midland Daily News

9. BOWLING Zeeland’s Rylee Smith clinched her Division 1 Regional singles title with a 300 in her final game – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Owosso finished a season sweep of the Flint Metro League – Owosso Argus-Press

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Bark River-Harris downed Munising 52-31 to clinch the Skyline Central Conference Large schools title – Escanaba Daily Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart clinched a third-straight league title outright by downing Holton in the West Michigan Conference Rivers – Ludington Daily News

BOYS BASKETBALL Parker LePla reached 1,000 career points in Goodrich’s 57-52 win over Lake Fenton in the Flint Metro League Tournament final – Mid-Michigan Now