Today in the MHSAA: 4/26/19

April 26, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A legendary performance from a Saginaw High long jumper topped our list of Thursday’s best performances stretching across five sports.

1. Track & Field: Saginaw High’s Tony Martin continued an incredible long jumping season Thursday by going 26-6, which would break the MHSAA all-Finals record by more than two feet – Saginaw News

2. Boys Lacrosse: Rockford held on for a 10-7 win over East Grand Rapids; Rockford was No. 4 in Division 1 and East Grand Rapids No. 3 in Division 2 entering the week – FOX 17

3. Boys Golf: Plymouth, No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, shot a 294 and No. 7 Hartland a 298 to set the pace at the Kensington Lakes Activities Association preseason tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Track & Field: Annual contenders and neighbors Zeeland East and West met with East winning the girls meet and West the boys by identical scores of 82-55; East’s girls are No. 5 in LPD2 – Holland Sentinel

5. Baseball: Division 1 No. 15 Richland Gull Lake took an impressive sweep of No. 10 Mattawan, 8-5 and 7-0 – Kalamazoo Gazette

6. Baseball: Division 1 No. 11 Garden City continued its strong start with a 1-0 win over Division 2 No. 17 Detroit Country Day – State Champs Sports Network

7. Boys Lacrosse: Clarkston locked down Bloomfield Hills for a 12-7 win; Bloomfield Hills was No. 7 in Division 1 entering the week – Oakland Press

8. Softball: Grand Haven moved to 11-0 with a five-winning win over Division 1 honorable mention Rockford – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Boys Lacrosse: Traverse City United edged Traverse City St. Francis 6-5 – WPBN

10. Baseball: Division 1 No. 19 Bay City Western swept Mount Pleasant 4-0 and 7-2 – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

Track & Field: From Wednesday, the Ishpeming boys and St. Ignace girls won the Division 2 Superior Dome Invitational, the Hematites for the fifth straight season – Marquette Mining Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 29, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Norway opened this season with a 49-48 win over reigning Division 4 champion Munising – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Jonathan Sanderson’s 40 points led Saline past Salem 64-54 – Ann Arbor News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg earned new coach Tim Beebe a 69-48 win over Laingsburg – WILX

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Pontiac opened with a win for new coach Andrew Myers with JJ Claudio scoring 32 points – Oakland Press

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Ada Forest Hills Eastern held on for a 64-63 win over Wyoming Lee – FOX 17

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd trailed by a point at the start of the fourth quarter but emerged with a 64-56 win over Big Rapids – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. BOYS BASKETBALL St. Ignace opened with a 55-42 win at Boyne City – Up North Live

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Holt rallied for the winning points during the final minute to get past Lansing Sexton 57-54 – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Fowlerville is off to a faster start with a 66-64 overtime win over Charlotte after finishing 3-18 a year ago – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Montague came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Muskegon Western Michigan Christian 50-43 – Local Sports Journal