Today in the MHSAA: 5/4/18

May 4, 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: Top-ranked East Kentwood downed Rockford 74-63 in a matchup of the top two placers, respectively, in Division 1 boys last season – FOX 17

2. Girls Soccer: Undefeated and Division 1 No. 5 Brighton continued to surge with a 1-0 win over No. 6 Northville in league play – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Baseball: Zeeland West downed Division 2 top-ranked Holland Christian 3-1 to earn a 2-1 advantage in their season series – Holland Sentinel

4. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 9 Bloomfield Hills edged No. 15 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 2-1 in league play – Oakland Press

5. Girls Soccer: Traverse City West handed a 1-0 defeat to three-time reigning Big North Conference champion Cadillac – Cadillac News

6. Softball: Amber Gibson threw a no-hitter as East Jordan swept Harbor Springs – Petoskey News-Review

7. Softball: Division 2 honorable mention Kalkaska pushed its record to 15-0 with a sweep of Grayling – MI Sports Now

8. Boys Lacrosse: Division 2 No. 8 Grosse Pointe North moved to 9-1 with a 13-5 win over rival Grosse Pointe South – Detroit News

9. Boys Basketball: Longtime Petoskey coach Dennis Starkey has announced his retirement after more than three decades leading a top program – Petoskey News-Review

10. Girls Basketball: Kingsford coach Mike Cross stepped down after 22 years in the program and 14 with the varsity and as the all-time winningest coach in program history – Iron Mountain Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press