Today In The MHSAA: 5/4/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 4, 2021

1. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 5 Linden ran its season-opening shutout streak to 10 with a 4-0 win over Fenton – WJRT

2. Softball: In her second varsity start, sophomore Amber Lamphier pitched Division 1 honorable mention Lapeer to a 1-0 win over No. 2 Grand Blanc – Flint Journal

3. Baseball: Jim Love threw a perfect game as Birmingham Seaholm downed Groves 5-0 – Oakland Press

4. Girls Soccer: Division 3 No. 15 Boyne City moved into a first-place tie in the Lake Michigan Conference with a 7-0 win over co-leader and No. 4-ranked Elk Rapids – Up North Live

5. Baseball: Lake Orion improved to 15-5 with a 3-2 win over Division 1 No. 14 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek – State Champs Sports Network

6. Girls Soccer: Division 3 No. 13 Algonac moved into first alone in the Blue Water Area Conference with a 1-0 win over former co-leader Armada – Macomb Daily

7. Softball: Macy Irelan had a combined 29 strikeouts and threw a no-hitter in the second game to lead Owosso past Holly in a doubleheader sweep – Owosso Argus-Press

8. Softball: Watervliet earned an important sweep of Division 3 No. 6 Coloma, 10-0 and 14-10 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

9. Baseball: Flushing got past Lake Fenton 5-4 with three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning – Mid-Michigan Now

10. Track & Field: McBain’s girls and boys teams swept Beal City and Lake City – Cadillac News

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: St. Johns coach Mark Lasceski has stepped down with a 380-177 record over 25 seasons – Lansing State Journal

Boys Basketball: Hanover-Horton coach Chad Mortimer has stepped down with a 453-98 record over 23 seasons – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Today in the MHSAA: 4/16/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 16, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Rockford defeated 2023 Division 1 runner-up Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 13-6 – FOX 17

2. BASEBALL After losing a four-run lead, Midland came back three times to defeat Division 1 No. 6 Grand Blanc 10-9 in 10 innings – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 2 Troy Athens edged reigning champion Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 1-0 – Oakland Press

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Cheboygan avenged a 2023 sweep by Division 1 honorable mention Traverse City West with 11-4 and 11-1 victories – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

5. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central downed Forest Hills Northern 1-0 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 8 Sterling Heights Stevenson won a pitchers’ duel 3-1 over Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

7. SOFTBALL Reigning Division 3 champion and current No. 3 Standish-Sterling earned its first victory this spring, 10-9 over Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary – Bay City Times

8. GIRLS LACROSSE Traverse City United earned its first win of its first season, 10-8 over Saginaw Heritage – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 14 Freeland earned its second-straight shutout, 4-0 over Birch Run, to remain undefeated – Saginaw News

10. GIRLS SOCCER Coldwater downed rival Sturgis 6-0 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Past Detroit Edison star Rickea Jackson was taken fourth overall in the WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks – MLIVE-Detroit

GIRLS BASKETBALL Al Schrauben retired as Portland St. Patrick girls basketball coach with a record of 729-208 and the third-most wins in MHSAA history in the sport – Lansing State Journal