Today In The MHSAA: 5/12/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 12, 2021

1. Baseball: Blissfield coach Larry Tuttle became the state’s winningest all-time at 1,317 victories with the Division 3 No. 5 Royals’  sweep of Hillsdale – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. Track & Field: The Marion girls and Manistee Catholic Central boys clinched West Michigan D League championships – Cadillac News (Girls) | Manistee News Advocate (Boys)

3. Girls Tennis: Utica outpaced the rest of the Macomb Area Conference Blue to claim the league tournament championship – Macomb Daily

4. Girls Soccer: Top-ranked Troy Athens downed No. 3 Rochester 5-1 in a matchup of statewide contenders in Division 1 – Oakland Press

5. Track & Field: Escanaba swept Gladstone and Iron Mountain in girls and boys meets, with Ethan Milam breaking the boys school high jump record set in 1994 – Escanaba Daily Press

6. Baseball: Division 4 No. 16 Muskegon Catholic Central earned coach Steve Schuitema his 300th career win with a 6-2 victory over Muskegon Western Michigan Christian – Muskegon Chronicle

7. Girls Soccer: Division 2 top-ranked DeWitt remained undefeated with a 5-0 win over Division 3 No. 8 Lansing Catholic – Lansing State Journal

8. Baseball: Division 1 No. 20 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice edged Division 3 No. 3 Detroit Edison 9-8 – Detroit News

9. Baseball: Division 2 No. 14 Essexville Garber downed Saginaw Swan Valley 3-0 as future University of Michigan pitchers faced off – WJRT

10. Girls Soccer: Division 3 No. 9 Boyne City held on to a share of first in the Lake Michigan Conference with a shutout of former co-leader and Division 4 No. 18 Charlevoix – MI Sports Now

Also of note …

Officials: Longtime northern Michigan official Terry Wakeley, an MHSAA Norris Award honoree in 2007, died Sunday at the age of 77 – Up North Live

Boys Golf: Longtime coach Chris Fedewa plans to retire at the end of this spring after 39 years of teaching and coaching a variety of teams at Clare – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune