Today in the MHSAA: 4/28/17

April 28, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Upsets in girls soccer and softball topped Thursday’s statewide action, while Saginaw Heritage continued to make plans to honor the fourth baseball coach ever to win 1,000 games in Michigan.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.


Conner Esch threw a combined 96 pitches in earning both pitching wins for Bay City John Glenn over Freeland, and also drove in three runs in the opener – Bay City Times

Ann Arbor Greenhills drew even with two runs in the seventh inning and then put up seven in the eighth to down 2016 Division 4 champion Sterling Heights Parkway Christian 12-5 – Ann Arbor News

Division 1 No. 16 Brownstown Woodhaven earned its fourth straight Downriver League shutout with an 11-0 victory over Southgate Anderson – Southgate News Herald

From Saturday, Saginaw Heritage coach Bob Andrezejewski became the fourth in MHSAA history to win 1,000 games, guiding the Division 1 No. 8 Hawks to a 12-3 win over Beal City (and then 1,001 in the second game of the day). Heritage will honor him after its invitational this Saturday – Saginaw News

Boys Golf

Berkley remained undefeated with a two-stroke win over Birmingham Groves – Detroit News

Girls Soccer

Unranked Frankenmuth downed No. 7 Birch Run 1-0 in a matchup of annual Tri-Valley Conference East contenders – Saginaw News

Reigning Division 1 champion and current No. 2 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek came back to down North Farmington 2-1 – Oakland Press

Division 1 No. 13 Saline remained undefeated in the Southeastern Conference Red with a 1-0 win over Ann Arbor Skyline – Saline Post


Division 1 honorable mention White Lake Lakeland improved to 9-0 by coming back to hand No. 9 Howell its first loss, 11-9 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Track & Field

East Kentwood’s top-ranked girls and boys teams swept Grand Haven, the boys by only a 77-60 margin – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle