Today in the MHSAA: 5/15/19

May 15, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The softball diamond was the scene Tuesday for a historic accomplishment up north and an inspiring performance in the Kalamazoo area as well.

1. Softball: Mackinaw City swept Ellsworth to claim its first Northern Lights Conference championship since 1999 – Petoskey News-Review

2. Softball: Alpena swept Traverse City Central to lock up a share of its ninth straight Big North Conference championship – Alpena News

3. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 2 Grandville locked up the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red title outright with a 1-0 win over Rockford – FOX 17

4. Softball: Division 3 No. 3 Sanford Meridian clinched a share of the Jack Pine Conference title with a 4-1 win over Beaverton, but fell in the second game 6-4 – Midland Daily News

5. Track & Field: Reese’s girls and Caro’s boys (No. 7 in Lower Peninsula Division 3) won the Greater Thumb Conference West league meet championships – Huron Daily Tribune

6. Boys Lacrosse: Dexter closed the regular season with a 15-7 win over Chelsea to clinch a share of the Southeastern Conference White title – Chelsea Sun Times News

7. Softball: Division 4 honorable mention Beal City clinched a share of the Highland Conference championship with a sweep of Evart – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. Softball: Division 2 top-ranked Escanaba and Division 3 No. 10 Gladstone split in a league matchup of state powers – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Baseball: Division 2 No. 3 Holland Christian and Chris Mokma got past Zeeland East and Adam Berghorst in a matchup of future Michigan State teammates – Holland Sentinel

10. Girls Soccer: Bloomfield Hills scored the game-winner late to upset Division 1 No. 7 Troy 2-1 – Oakland Press

Also of note …

Softball: We’re all rooting for Portage Central freshman Sophie Varney, who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in December but continues to take the field as she fights the disease – Kalamazoo Gazette

Boys Golf: From Monday, Centreville claimed the final Southwest 10 Conference jamboree to lock up the league title – Three Rivers Commercial News

Girls Tennis: From Saturday, Niles Brandywine locked up its seventh straight league title, in the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference – Niles Daily Star

Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 30, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City’s Carter Patrick reached 1,000 career points in his team’s 59-31 season-opening win over Sandusky – Bay City Times

2. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 5 Warren De La Salle Collegiate came back from three goals down to defeat Riverview Gabriel Richard 5-4 in Catholic League Bishop playoff action – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Swan Valley opened a new court with a new coach and a 57-39 win over Midland – Saginaw News

4. HOCKEY Gladwin improved to 1-0-1 in its first season with a 5-5 tie against Petoskey – MI Sports Now

5. HOCKEY A big third period helped Division 3 No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic move past Division 2 No. 7 Bay City 5-1 – WJRT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Landon Kulawiak scored 32 points as Buckley downed Mesick 60-37 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Central Montcalm moved to 2-0 with a 50-37 win over Carson City-Crystal – Greenville Daily News

8. HOCKEY Midland downed Bay Area 7-2 to improve to 2-0 – Midland Daily News

9. HOCKEY Holland West Ottawa evened its record with a 4-2 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – FOX 17