Today in the MHSAA: 4/24/19

April 24, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

As we approach the end of April, league races are warming up and so is the weather up north as half of today’s top 10 come from Upper Peninsula or Big North Conference schools.

1. Softball: Division 1 No. 9 Clinton Township Chippewa Valley edged honorable mention New Baltimore Anchor Bay 10-9 in Macomb Area Conference Red action – Macomb Dakota

2. Boys Golf: Cadillac shot a 313 to edge Lower Peninsula Division 2 No. 3 Gaylord by seven strokes and win its invitational – Cadillac News

3. Track & Field: Marquette swept Division 1 Dome meet championships at the Superior Dome – Marquette Mining Journal

4. Baseball: Midland Bullock Creek split with Division 2 No. 2 Saginaw Swan Valley, with the Lancers’ Derek Beougher throwing a no-hitter in his team’s win – Midland Daily News

5. Softball: Division 2 top-ranked Escanaba moved to 3-0 with a sweep of Division 3 No. 9 Negaunee – Escanaba Daily Press

6. Girls Soccer: Unranked Pinckney tied Division 2 No. 10 Dexter 2-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. Baseball: Division 1 No. 5 Portage Northern and unranked Portage Central split a high-scoring doubleheader – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. Baseball: Traverse City West opened its doubleheader with Division 2 No. 15 Petoskey with a 5-1 win, but the Northmen came back to claim the second game 10-4 – MI Sports Now

9. Girls Soccer: Jaelyn Dobrowolski had a hat trick to lead Traverse City West past Central 4-0 – WPBN

10. Baseball: Brett Sikorski set Bronson’s school record for career hits during the second game of a sweep of Concord – Sturgis Journal

Also of note …

Battle Creek Central: Assistant football coach and JV baseball coach Reggie Hull was recognized for heroism after saving a life with CPR during the fall – Battle Creek Enquirer

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune