Today in the MHSAA: 5/17/18

May 17, 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: Bear Lake clinched its first softball league championship since 1987 in splitting a doubleheader with Custer Mason County Eastern – Manistee News Advocate

2. Girls Soccer: Reagan Wisser scored all three goals as Division 2 No. 2 Richland Gull Lake downed Division 1 No. 5 Portage Central 3-2 in overtime to clinch its fourth Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference title in five seasons – Kalamazoo Gazette

3. Track & Field: Adrian Madison’s teams finished perfect dual seasons in the Tri-County Conference, the LPD3 No. 3 girls running their league winning streak to 87 and the boys to 35 – Adrian Daily Telegram

4. Boys Golf: Clarkston, No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, shot a 297 to win the Oakland County Division 1 championship ahead of runner-up and No. 2-ranked Birmingham Seaholm (303) and third-place and No. 3 Lake Orion (305) – C&G Newspapers

5. Boys Lacrosse: Division 1 No. 2 Hartland defeated No. 5 Brighton 15-4 to clinch the Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Girls Soccer: Muskegon Western Michigan Christian created a tie with Division 4 No. 11 Muskegon Catholic Central at the top of the Lakes 8 Conference with a 2-1 win over the Crusaders – Local Sports Journal

7. Baseball: Rochester Hills Stoney Creek finished a three-game sweep of Rochester to earn a shared Oakland Activities Association Red title with Lake Orion – Oakland Press

8. Baseball: Rivals Portage Northern (No. 7 in Division 1) and Portage Central split a doubleheader, both winning in substantial shutouts – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. Softball: Parma Western’s Taylor Nichols went over 1,000 career strikeouts in a 15-9 win over Jackson Lumen Christi – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

10. Baseball: Detroit Osborn will play for a Detroit Public School League title for the second straight year thanks to a 10-0 win over Detroit Central – Detroit News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press