Today in the MHSAA: 4/25/18

April 25, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

1. Softball: Jenna Core set a school record with her 17th career home run in Division 2 No. 5 Spring Lake’s win over Sparta – Local Sports Journal

2. Baseball: Holland Christian coach Jim Caserta earned his 399th and 400th career wins with his Division 2 No. 2-ranked team’s sweep of Hamilton – Holland Sentinel

3. Track & Field: The reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion Marquette girls and boys started their seasons with quad meet wins over Negaunee, Escanaba and Menominee – Escanaba Daily Press

4. Baseball: Division 1 No. 16 Canton won a rematch of last season’s Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship game, downing No. 17 Brighton 9-8 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. Girls Soccer: Kelsey Adams scored her first high school goal with 1:16 to play to lift Division 1 No. 5 Brighton past Hartland 1-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Softball: Division 3 honorable mention Sanford Meridian scored 24 runs over two wins against Midland Dow – Midland Daily News

7. Baseball: Division 2 No. 20 Sturgis earned a pair of wins over Three Rivers – Sturgis Journal

8. Baseball: After Benzie Central won the opener by a run, Division 4 No. 20 Onekama came back to win the second game by two – Manistee News Advocate

9. Girls Soccer: Lake Orion scored on a late penalty kick to get past Birmingham Groves 1-0 – Oakland Press

10. Hockey: Sault Ste. Marie coach John Ferroni has resigned after seven seasons with a 132-57-9 record and after leading the Blue Devils to Division 3 runner-up finishes in 2013 and 2014 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune