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: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal