Today In The MHSAA: 5/21/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 21, 2021

1. Softball: No. 3 Howell downed No. 2 Hartland 1-0 to clinch the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Tournament championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Baseball: Division 2 top-ranked Orchard Lake St. Mary’s downed Division 1 No. 18 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 6-5 to clinch the Detroit Catholic League Bishop title – Oakland Press

3. Softball: Division 3 honorable mention Negaunee downed Division 2 No. 4 Escanaba 7-3 to move to 27-0 this spring – Marquette Mining Journal

4. Girls Soccer: Division 3 No. 17 Essexville Garber scored a second-half goal to down No. 8 Freeland 1-0 and clinch the Tri-Valley Conference championship – WJRT

5. Girls Tennis: Top-ranked Traverse City St. Francis won all eight flights to claim a Regional title in Lower Peninsula Division 3, while runner-up Elk Rapids advanced to the Finals for the first time – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. Softball: Both with sweeps, Division 1 honorable mention South Lyon and No. 7 South Lyon East finished with a shared Lakes Valley Conference title, while East also tied the state team single-season home run record with its 63rd of this spring – Oakland Press

7. Baseball: Division 3 top-ranked Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett won the Detroit Catholic League Cardinal championship with a 2-1 walk-off win over Division 4 No. 2 Marine City Cardinal Mooney – Port Huron Times-Herald

8. Girls Tennis: No. 7 Holland West Ottawa locked up a third-straight Regional title, in LPD1 – Holland Sentinel

9. Softball: Division 4 No. 2 Unionville-Sebewaing swept Bad Axe to secure the Greater Thumb Conference West title – Huron Daily Tribune

10. Baseball: Utica downed Fraser 7-1 to clinch the Macomb Area Conference Blue title – Macomb Daily

Also of note …

Baseball: Zeeland East finished a sweep of Holland to earn a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green title – Holland Sentinel

Boys Golf: Gaylord St. Mary shot a 399 to clinch the overall Northwest Golf Conference championship – Petoskey News-Review

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