Today in the MHSAA: 5/10/16

May 10, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A pair of softball coaching milestones and a combined 69 runs between two teams in a third doubleheader shined brightest among headlines from Monday’s statewide action.


Warren Cousino moved into first place alone in the Macomb Area Conference White thanks to six shutout innings in a 2-0 win over second-place Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse by pitcher Zach Kitka, who tore a knee ligament during football season – Macomb Daily

Saginaw Heritage, No. 6 in Division 1, swept Division 3 No. 3 Saginaw Nouvel 4-0 and 9-4 – Saginaw News

Boys Golf

Big Rapids won its Tullymore Invitational with a 303 against a field including ranked teams St. Johns (304) and Midland (305) – Saginaw News


Mount Pleasant softball coach Ted McIntyre received his 1,000th coaching win as the Oilers swept Saginaw Arthur Hill – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Portland coach Jack Anderson went past 900 career wins as his Raiders swept Eaton Rapids 3-1 and 6-0 – Lansing State Journal

In an incredible display of offense, Hancock swept Painesdale-Jeffers 29-14 and 18-8 despite four home runsover the two games  (including three in the second) by the Jets’ Alexa Clouthier – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette