Today in the MHSAA: 5/16/18

May 16, 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. Softball: Muskegon Mona Shores’ Taylor Dew hit her 49th career home run against Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills to tie the MHSAA record, while her team earned a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Black title – Muskegon Chronicle

2. Softball: Division 1 No. 2 Caledonia and honorable mention Hudsonville remain tied for first in the O-K Red after splitting a doubleheader – FOX 17

3. Girls Soccer: Traverse City West clinched the Big North Conference championship with a 3-1 win over Traverse City Central – MI Sports Now

4. Softball: Quincy locked up the Big 8 Conference championship for the second straight season, with a sweep of Concord this time – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Softball: Division 2 No. 8 Muskegon Oakridge locked up a share of the West Michigan Conference title with a sweep of Ravenna – Local Sports Journal

6. Baseball: The Division 2 No. 19 Oakridge baseball team did the same, sweeping Ravenna for a share of the league championship – Local Sports Journal

7. Boys Golf: Charlevoix won the Lake Michigan Conference Invitational led by freshman Jake Beaudoin – Petoskey News-Review

8. Softball: Maddie Meredith drove in all four runs as Grand Ledge edged Fowlerville 4-3 in eight innings in the Greater Lansing Hall of Fame Softball Classic – Lansing State Journal

9. Softball: Taylor Carey starred in relief as Stockbridge got past Fowler 11-10 also in the Softball Classic – Lansing State Journal

10. Boys Lacrosse: Grand Rapids South Christian opened Regional play with a 13-5 win over Comstock Park, its first MHSAA postseason victory –

Also of note …

Softball: From Monday, Division 3 No. 10 Byron secured its eighth straight league championship with a sweep of New Lothrop – Owosso Argus-Press

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