Today in the MHSAA: 5/2/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 2, 2022

1. TRACK & FIELD Hartland’s Riley Hough and Holland West Ottawa’s Arianne Olson were the 1-mile champions at the Barnyard Invitational distance showcase –

2. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 2 Allen Park and Division 3 No. 6 Almont were champions of the Michigan Stars Tournament – MI Stars Tourney

3. TRACK & FIELD East Kentwood swept the Charlie Janke Invitational titles, with Zeeland East second in both meets; East Kentwood’s boys team is No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, and the girls are ranked No. 2 – Jackson Citizen Patriot Girls | Boys

4. TRACK & FIELD The Sault Ste. Marie girls and Marquette boys won the Manistique Kiwanis Invitational championships – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

5. BASEBALL Bay City Central clinched the Alma Invitational title with a 10-7 win over Alpena – Bay City Times

6. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 7 Essexville Garber picked up a suspended game with No. 14 Bay City John Glenn and went on to a 5-3 win – Bay City Times

7. TRACK & FIELD Monroe Jefferson swept its invitational’s championships – Monroe News

8. SOFTBALL Division 4 No. 5 Mendon won all three games big to claim its invitational title – Sturgis Journal

9. TRACK & FIELD The Gibraltar Carlson girls and New Boston Huron boys won Carlson’s Marauder Invitational – Southgate News-Herald Girls | Boys

10. SOFTBALL Pentwater won the Brethren Invitational with a pair of big scores – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily