Today in the MHSAA: 5/10/17

May 10, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Top teams statewide faced off in local matchups in soccer and softball Tuesday, and check our “Good Read” at the bottom of this report for the story behind the voice that will be missed both in Battle Creek and by Michigan's wrestling community as a whole.

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.


Standish-Sterling’s Sean O’Keefe won both games of a doubleheader against Freeland, the first in relief and the second game with a shutout – Bay City Times

Boys Golf

Escanaba shined with a 319 to win the Kiwanis Invitational at Northern Michigan University – Marquette Mining Gazette

Manistee Catholic Central clinched the West Michigan D League title – Manistee News Advocate

From Monday, Tecumseh edged Adrian and Clinton both by a stroke to win the Lenawee County championship – Adrian Daily Telegram

Boys Lacrosse

Division 2 No. 10 Midland downed Bay City Western 21-2 to clinch a fifth straight Saginaw Valley League title – Midland Daily News

From Monday, Division 1 No. 9 South Lyon finished an unbeaten run in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Kensington Conference with an 8-6 win over Plymouth – Observer & Eccentric

Girls Soccer

Kenna White scored twice to lead Division 1 No. 10 Plymouth past No. 2 Canton in a Kensington Lakes Activities Association South clash – Observer & Eccentric

Division 2 No. 18 Detroit Country Day held off multiple rushes by Troy Athens to secure a 3-2 win – Oakland Press


Hadlie Hinojosa and Taylor Nichols combined for five home runs and 17 RBI in Parma Western’s sweep of Jackson Lumen Christi – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Division 2 No. 4 Vicksburg and unranked Edwardsburg split a key doubleheader, Edwardsburg winning the first game 8-6 and Vicksburg the second 12-5 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Oxford shut down Lake Orion 9-1 in a matchup of Division 1 honorable mentions thanks to 15 strikeouts by Kaitlyn Bean; Lake Orion was up 8-5 in the second game when it was suspended because of darkness – Oakland Press

Girls Tennis

Lower Peninsula Division 3 No. 5 Holland Christian won six of eight flights to claim the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green tournament championship – Holland Sentinel

Saline downed Ann Arbor Huron for the first time in eight years, 5-3 – Saline Post

Good Read

The Battle Creek and statewide wrestling communities are mourning the death of longtime Battle Creek Central coach Jeff McGinnis, who died Monday and was the longtime national anthem voice at the MHSAA Team Wrestling Finals – Battle Creek Enquirer

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