Today In The MHSAA: 4/22/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 22, 2022

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 5 Essexville Garber earned a titanic sweep of Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing, handing the Patriots their first loss in more than a year – Bay City Times

2. BASEBALL Unranked Freeland came back twice to sweep Division 2 No. 5 Frankenmuth – Saginaw News

3. BOYS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids came back from an early deficit to get past Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 13-5; they entered the week ranked Nos. 4 and 5 in Division 2, respectively – FOX 17

4. BASEBALL Division 4 No. 19 Kalamazoo Christian got past No. 4 Hackett Catholic Prep 8-7 in eight innings – WWMT

5. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 7 Brownstown Woodhaven handed Division 2 honorable mention Trenton its first defeat, 5-4 – Southgate News-Herald

6. TRACK & FIELD Katie Carothers’ 1,600 win highlighted Brighton’s sweep of Howell – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 13 Petoskey ran its shutout streak to four with a 1-0 win over Division 3 No. 14 Elk Rapids – Petoskey News-Review

8. GIRLS SOCCER All-stater Hannah Kastamo returned from injury with both goals in Division 1 No. 5 Hartland’s 2-0 win over Canton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BASEBALL Central Montcalm edged Belding 9-8 in 11 innings on a walk-off bunt – Greenville Daily News

10. BASEBALL Division 2 top-ranked New Boston Huron improved to 7-1 with a sweep of Dearborn Divine Child – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Imlay City coach Heather Lauwers resigned after six seasons, having led the Spartans to three straight league and District titles – Port Huron Times-Herald

BOYS BASKETBALL Steve Windemuller retired as Holland West Ottawa coach after 36 years total guiding high school teams, first at Holland High and then West Ottawa for the last nine – Holland Sentinel

GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Country Day has hired former standout Amber Deane as its next coach – 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