Today In The MHSAA: 6/1/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 1, 2021

1. Track & Field: Clare won its fourth-straight boys and third-straight girls Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association team championships, pacing the fields in Division 3; both teams were ranked No. 1  entering the meet – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

2. Track & Field: Hillsdale Academy swept MITCA Division 4 team championships; the girls entered ranked No. 1 and the boys No. 2  Hillsdale Daily News

3. Track & Field: Detroit Renaissance's girls won their fourth-straight Public School League championship meet, while the Renaissance boys ran their title streak to two – Detroit News

4. Baseball: Montague and Division 3 No. 8 North Muskegon shared the West Michigan Conference title after a marathon doubleheader that stretched more than six hours – Muskegon Chronicle

5. Track & Field: Lake Orion’s girls won their first Oakland County championship, and the Novi boys won their first since 2014 – Oakland Press Girls | Boys

6. Track & Field: Rockford swept the Division 1 MITCA team titles; Rockford’s girls were No. 1 and the boys were ranked No. 3. In Division 2, the top-ranked Freeland girls and Frankenmuth boys were victorious – Division 1 | Division 2

7. Baseball: Pinconning swept Harrison to win the Jack Pine Conference title in its first season in the league – Bay City Times

8. Girls Soccer: No. 16 Pinckney downed Chelsea 3-0 in a Division 2 District matchup – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. Girls Soccer: Gibraltar Carlson and No. 11 New Boston Huron emerged victorious from their Division 2 District games – Southgate News-Herald

10. Softball: Traverse City West downed Division 3 No. 7 Traverse City St. Francis 5-3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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