Today in the MHSAA: 5/3/18

May 3, 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. Track & Field: Detroit U-D Jesuit senior Sean English returned to the track and ran the 400 meters with a prosthetic leg just more than a year after he was struck by another driver while stopping to assist passengers of an overturned vehicle – Detroit Free Press

2. Girls Tennis: Unranked Byron Center upset Lower Peninsula Division 3 No. 8 Holland Christian 5-3 – Holland Sentinel

3. Softball: Molly Carey tossed a no-hitter as Division 1 No. 2 Howell swept Grand Blanc – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Boys Golf: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer followed freshman medalist Cody Petroski to a Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship – Local Sports Journal

5. Boys Golf: Gaylord’s Brendon Gouin shot a 70 as individual medalist as his Division 2 No. 8 Blue Devils won the Cheboygan Invitational – Gaylord Herald Times

6. Baseball: Division 1 No. 18 Birmingham Brother Rice and Division 2 No. 5 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s split their doubleheader – Oakland Press

7. Girls Soccer: Traverse City St. Francis scored twice in 48 seconds in downing Maple City Glen Lake 2-1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 16 Brownstown Woodhaven scored twice over the final 14 minutes to edge Gibraltar Carlson 2-0 – Southgate News Herald

9. Girls Soccer: Jaclynn Sibley scored the first three goals as Division 1 No. 2 Portage Central downed rival Portage Northern 4-0 – WWMT

10. Baseball: A day after losing 17-2 to Romeo, Utica Ford came back with a 7-5 win – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune