Today In The MHSAA: 5/13/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 13, 2021

1. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 17 Ludington clinched its first league championship in this sport with a win over Muskegon Orchard View – Ludington Daily News

2. Girls Soccer: Davison handed Division 1 No. 20 Midland Dow its first league loss, 4-3 – Midland Daily News

3. Boys Golf: Traverse City St. Francis – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – shot a 332 to win its Lake Michigan Conference event by a stroke ahead of LPD4 No. 5  Charlevoix – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Girls Soccer: Morgan Stack’s four goals helped Dearborn Divine Child past Division 3 No. 18 Wixom St. Catherine 8-4 – Oakland Press

5. Baseball: Division 1 No. 12 Lake Orion came back for a 6-4 win over Clarkston to complete a sweep of the Wolves – Oakland Press

6. Boys Golf: Ann Arbor Skyline – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – defeated Huron and Monroe to remain perfect in match play – We Love Ann Arbor

7. Girls Soccer: St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran downed Niles thanks to six goals by Ellie Primerano – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

8. Girls Soccer: Newaygo remains unbeaten in league play after a 3-2 win over Howard City Tri County – MI Sports Now

9. Girls Soccer: Flushing edged Fenton 1-0 to keep pace in its league race – WJRT

10. Softball: Saline’s Abby Kleinschmidt earned an MHSAA record book entry with seven RBI in a big win over Jackson – Saline Post

Also of note …

Football: Derek Pfaff had been among stars of Harbor Beach’s 2012 Division 8 championship team. Less than two years later, he nearly lost his life in an attempted suicide. He is sharing his story in hopes of helping others – and as part of his miraculous survival and recovery, he is a candidate to become the fourth person in U.S. history to receive a facial transplant – Minden City Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 12/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice opened with a 75-66 win over reigning Division 2 champion Ferndale – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 46-44 – WNEM

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning defeated Ogemaw Heights for the first time since 2011, 59-43 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Cadillac edged Negaunee 5-4 in overtime – Cadillac News

5. HOCKEY Bloomfield Hills also won in overtime, 4-3 over Lakes United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Rider Bartel scored all 33 of his points during the first half of Harbor Springs’ 76-29 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Petoskey News-Review

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Dowagiac opened Lakeland Conference play with a 63-51 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted downed Michigan Center 73-39 in a matchup of frequent league contenders – JTV

9. BOYS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 74-37 win over Midland Calvary Baptist – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor edged Dearborn Advanced Tech 65-59 – Southgate News-Herald