Today In The MHSAA: 4/6/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 6, 2022

1. GIRLS SOCCER Hartland or Novi has won the last three Division 1 championships, and 2021 title winner Hartland won their matchup Tuesday 4-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS SOCCER Cheboygan opened with a 6-3 win over Gladwin thanks in part to Cassidy Jewell’s three goals – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

3. GIRLS SOCCER Traverse City Central opened with a 2-1 win over 2021 Division 3 runner-up Boyne City – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. SOFTBALL Portage Northern came back from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Division 4 honorable mention Kalamazoo Christian 5-4 in the first game of a sweep – WWMT

5. BASEBALL West Bloomfield improved to 5-0 with a 7-4 win over Clarkston – Oakland Press

6. GIRLS SOCCER Big Rapids is off to another solid start after a 3-0 win over Ludington – Big Rapids News

7. BOYS LACROSSE Clarkston moved past Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 11-7 – Oakland Press

8. GIRLS SOCCER Birmingham Groves scored first, but Oxford scored four second-half goals to win 4-1 – Oakland Press

9. BASEBALL A pair of freshmen helped Hart to a sweep of Mason County Eastern –

10. GIRLS SOCCER McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 4-0 win over Big Rapids Crossroads – Cadillac News

Also of note …

WRESTLING Stevensville Lakeshore’s Bruce Bittenbender retired after 52 years leading one of Michigan’s top programs and as the MHSAA record holder with 981 wins in the sport – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Today in the MHSAA: 5/21/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 21, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Morenci earned coach Kay Johnson her 1,000th career victory, 8-5 over East Jackson – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland Dow swept Flint Powers Catholic to claim the Saginaw Valley League title on a record-setting day – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 11 Essexville Garber claimed its fifth-straight league title with a draw against No. 14 Freeland in the Tri-Valley Conference Red – Bay City Times

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Milan and Division 1 No. 5 Saline finished off championship runs in their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference – Ann Arbor News

5. TRACK & FIELD The McBain girls – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – and Manton boys won Highland Conference championships – Cadillac News |

6. BASEBALL Division 3 No. 14 Grass Lake finished its run to a fourth-straight Cascades Conference championship with a pair of wins over Brooklyn Columbia Central – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. GIRLS TENNIS Grosse Ile swept Riverview to finish an undefeated Huron League dual season – Southgate News-Herald

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Otsego advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over Middleville Thornapple Kellogg – FOX 17

9. BOYS LACROSSE Oxford broke a tie after the third quarter to defeat Holly/Ortonville Brandon 12-8 in Division 1 Regional play – WJRT

10. BOYS LACROSSE New Baltimore Anchor Bay downed Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 13-6 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Macomb Daily