Today in the MHSAA: 6/4/18

June 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. Today's report does not include coverage of Track & Field and Girls Tennis Finals; Second Half covered all 18 of those meets.

1. Softball: Honorable mention Clinton Township Chippewa Valley got past reigning Division 1 champion and current No. 4 Macomb Dakota to finish a District title run – Macomb Daily

2. Softball: Custer Mason County Eastern downed Pentwater and then Onekama in Division 4 to claim an incredible 33rd consecutive District championship in this sport – Ludington Daily News

3. Boys Golf: No. 4 Gaylord and Brendon Gouin swept Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional titles as the Blue Devils prevailed ahead of top-ranked Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – Gaylord Herald Times

4. Baseball: Grosse Pointe South swept Grosse Pointe North and then No. 2 University Liggett to claim a Division 1 District title – Detroit News

5. Boys Lacrosse: No. 2 Hartland downed No. 5 Brighton 19-7 in a Division 1 Quarterfinal – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Boys Lacrosse: Reigning 13-time Division 1 champion Birmingham Brother Rice hung on through a 9-8 Quarterfinal win over Northville – Observer & Eccentric

7. Baseball: Brighton avenged two regular-season losses to No. 4 Howell with a 3-0 Division 1 District win that broke the Highlanders’ six-year streak of titles – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. Baseball: Armada upset No. 3 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 1-0 in Division 2 to win its first District title since 2005 – Macomb Daily

9. Baseball: No. 9 Brownstown Woodhaven got past Temperance Bedford 8-4 in Division 1 to claim its first District title in baseball – Southgate News Herald

10. Girls Soccer: Waterford Mott downed Walled Lake Central in Division 1 to claim its first District title in girls soccer – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily