Today in the MHSAA: 5/23/18

May 23, 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. Baseball: A dramatic doubleheader split with No. 14 Sanford Meridian eventually netted Division 3 No. 15 Beaverton its first Jack Pine Conference championship in 28 years – Midland Daily News

2. Softball: After taking a loss to Niles in the night’s first game, Division 2 top-ranked Stevensville Lakeshore came back to win the second and clinch its third straight Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West title – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. Baseball: Warren DeLaSalle dealt Division 2 top-ranked Orchard Lake St. Mary’s a 15-8 loss to claim the Detroit Catholic League A-B championship – Macomb Daily

4. Baseball: In a matchup of two of the best in Division 3, No. 6 Bronson handed No. 2 Homer its first loss as the teams split a doubleheader – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Boys Golf: Big Rapids, No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, claimed its 13th straight Central State Activities Association championship by shooting a 307 – Big Rapids News

6. Baseball: Division 4 No. 20 Beal City swept Evart to claim its 15th straight league title in the Highland Conference – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

7. Softball: Alpena clinched its eighth straight Big North Conference championship with a split against second-place Traverse City Central – Alpena News

8. Boys Lacrosse: After falling to Clarkston each of the last two postseasons, No. 8 Lake Orion moved on in its Division 1 Regional with a 12-6 victory over the Wolves – Oakland Press

9. Girls Soccer: Boyne City edged Traverse City St. Francis to claim its first Lake Michigan Conference title in the sport – Petoskey News-Review

10. Softball: Division 1 No. 8 Plymouth followed pitcher Jenny Bressler to a 9-1 win over No. 6 Howell in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association semifinals – Observer & Eccentric

Also of note ...

Wrestling: Coach Nate Ethridge will be leaving Remus Chippewa Hills with more than 500 wins to take over the program at Collins Hill in Georgia – Gwinnett Daily Post

Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 22, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Big Rapids downed Reed City 48-46 to clinch the Central State Activities Association championship – Big Rapids Pioneer

2. HOCKEY Petoskey advanced in its Division 3 Regional with a 5-4 triple-overtime win over Cadillac – Petoskey News-Review

3. HOCKEY Bay Area also advanced in Division 3, with a 5-4 win over Freeland/Nouvel/Valley Lutheran – WJRT

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mason County Central downed Fremont in a crossover matchup of West Michigan Conference teams that are a combined 31-8 this winter – MI Sports Now

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech handed Riverview Gabriel Richard just its third loss, 70-63 – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Watervliet came back multiple times to get past Martin 42-40 – WWMT

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc followed Bryce O’Mara to a 73-66 win over Grand Blanc – Mid-Michigan Now

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City won its 18th straight game, 49-36 over Hart – MI Sports Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall pulled within one more win of a perfect regular season with a 65-43 victory over Fremont – CatchMark SportsNet

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake Linden-Hubbell earned an impressive 65-54 win over Crystal Falls Forest Park – Upper Michigan Source