Today In The MHSAA: 6/7/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2021

1. Softball: No. 3 Hartland pulled ahead late to defeat Dexter 2-1 in a Division 1 District Final after Dexter had eliminated top-ranked Howell earlier in the day – Chelsea Sun Times News

2. Baseball: Top-ranked Grand Ledge clinched its Division 1 District title with a 5-1 win over East Lansing, having first come back from a six-run deficit to defeat No. 6 DeWitt in the morning’s semifinal – Lansing State Journal

3. Girls Soccer: Top-ranked DeWitt edged No. 3 Haslett in a shootout win to claim a Division 2 District title – Lansing State Journal

4. Girls Lacrosse: No. 4 Brighton got past No. 5 Northville 17-11 in a Division 1 Regional Final – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. Girls Lacrosse: No. 6 Midland United downed No. 8 Huron Valley United 16-8 in Division 1 to claim its first Regional championship – State Champs Sports Network

6. Girls Soccer: No. 9 Laingsburg scored twice during the second half to get past No. 8 Lansing Christian 2-1 in a Division 4 District Final – Lansing State Journal

7. Boys Lacrosse: No. 2 Hartland advanced to the season’s final week with a 19-5 win over No. 7 Saline in a Division 1 Quarterfinal – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. Softball: Honorable mention South Lyon shut out No. 6 South Lyon East 5-0 in a Division 1 District championship game – Oakland Press

9. Softball: Avery Parker’s no-hitter carried No. 4 Gaylord past Cadillac in a Division 2 District Final – Petoskey News-Review

10. Baseball: Top-ranked Orchard Lake St. Mary’s continued its memorable run with a 10-1 win over Detroit Country Day to clinch a Division 2 District title – 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