Today in the MHSAA: 5/1/18

May 1, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

1. Boys Golf: White Pigeon, ranked No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 4, clinched the Southwest 10 Conference championship with a win at its home jamboree – Sturgis Journal

2. Boys Golf: Unranked Warren DeLaSalle claimed its fifth straight Macomb County Invitational championship with a 305, just edging runner-up and LP Division 1 No. 10 Utica Eisenhower – C&G Newspapers

3. Track & Field: Zeeland East swept neighbor Zeeland West, the girls winning by a point 69-68 – Holland Sentinel

4. Softball: Flat Rock edged Riverview 2-1 in a matchup of Division 2 honorable mention teams and Huron League rivals – Southgate News Herald

5. Girls Lacrosse: Division 1 No. 3 Hartland came back from an early 5-1 deficit to down Grosse Pointe South 17-11 and remain undefeated – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Girls Soccer: Madison Holloway’s goal with 15 seconds to play pushed Division 2 No. 6 Holland Christian past Zeeland East 3-2 – Holland Sentinel

7. Boys Golf: Manistee edged first-place Ludington by four strokes in the latest Lakes 8 Conference jamboree to move within a stroke of the top spot in the overall standings – Manistee News Advocate

8. Volleyball: DeWitt coach Christy Thelen has stepped down after leading the Panthers to the Class A Semifinals in the fall and with a 404-91-8 record over the last decade – Lansing State Journal

9. Football: Plymouth coach Mike Sawchuk has resigned after 12 season with a 73-48 record – Observer & Eccentric

10. Multi-Sport Participation: State Champs! Network began its look at MHSAA Executive Director Jack Roberts’ legacy with a report on multi-sport participation and its many benefits – State Champs! Network

Today in the MHSAA: 9/21/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 21, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Macomb Lutheran North – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – won its fourth-straight Macomb County championship, with senior Lauren Timpf the medalist for the third-straight season – Macomb Daily

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Holland Christian clinched the Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue regular-season championship with a 3-0 win over Division 3 top-ranked Hudsonville Unity Christian – FOX17

3. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids clinched a share of the Central State Activities Association title with a 3-1 win over Howard City Tri County – Big Rapids Pioneer

4. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 2 Detroit Country Day downed No. 5 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 2-0 – Oakland Press

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 8 Grosse Ile won another matchup of ranked teams, 1-0 over No. 9 Milan – Southgate News-Herald

6. VOLLEYBALL Gladwin defeated Sanford Meridian in a matchup of Jack Pine Conference leaders – Midland Daily News

7. GIRLS GOLF LPD4 No. 10 Traverse City St. Francis carded a 398 to win the Charlevoix Rayder Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. GIRLS GOLF After finishing runner-up at its first three league jamborees, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer won one for the first time in five years in the O-K Green – Local Sports Journal

9. BOYS SOCCER Cadex Saxton and Tony Romero both scored four goals as Flint Kearsley downed Owosso – Mid-Michigan Now

10. VOLLEYBALL Stevensville Lakeshore won its Dig Pink match with St. Joseph in four sets – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Ecorse community is mourning the death of three-sport standout Dennell Kemp Jr., who was especially instrumental in the boys basketball team's successes the last two seasons and was expected to play Division I college baseball after graduation – MLIVE-Detroit

TENNIS Salem is mourning the death of longtime coach Bill Nelson, who led the Rocks for 28 years and then continued as an assistant – Hometown Life

FOOTBALL Zeeland is mourning the death of longtime athletic director Stan Jesky, who also served as football coach and was instrumental in the reorganization when Zeeland split into two high schools – Holland Sentinel