Today in the MHSAA: 6/3/19

June 3, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The annual “busiest sports weekend of the year” is nearly behind us – a number of District baseball and softball tournaments will conclude today. But in addition to the 14 Track & Field and four Girls Tennis Finals we covered Saturday – see “Latest Posts” at right – here’s a glance at coverage of more highlights from Friday and Saturday.

1. Girls Lacrosse: No. 2 Bloomfield Hills Marian handed No. 8 Farmington its only loss of the season, 17-16 in overtime in a Division 2 Regional Final – Observer & Eccentric

2. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 10 Dexter avenged a loss and a tie to No. 14 Pinckney with a 5-1 win to clinch a fourth straight District championship – Chelsea Sun Times News

3. Girls Soccer: Clinton Township Chippewa Valley got past No. 12 Macomb Dakota in a shootout to claim a Division 1 District title – Macomb Daily

4. Baseball: Midland Dow got past Bay City Western to win its first District title in 12 years – Midland Daily News

5. Girls Soccer: Ali Keyser scored the equalizer late in regulation and the winner in overtime to get No. 9 Grand Haven past Muskegon Mona Shores in a Division 1 District Final – FOX 17

6. Softball: Division 4 No. 4 Rogers City scored seven runs in the ninth inning to beat Hillman 9-2 and clinch its eighth straight District title – Alpena News

7. Baseball: Evart’s Danny Witbeck fired a no-hitter to lead the No. 18 Wildcats past Morley Stanwood in a Division 3 District Final – Big Rapids News

8. Softball: No. 5 Gladstone downed Iron Mountain 6-2 to claim a Division 3 District title, its 17th straight – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Softball: Quincy came back off an 11-inning win over Jonesville to defeat Homer and win a Division 3 District title – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. Baseball: Pinckney advanced to today’s Division 1 District Final with a 7-2 upset of No. 3 Brighton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune