Today in the MHSAA: 6/8/17

June 8, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Our matchups are set for four MHSAA Lacrosse Finals to be played Saturday thanks to eight Semifinals across the Lower Peninsula on Wednesday.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.


Division 2 No. 5 DeWitt rallied early and often to down Division 1 No. 14 Holt 14-0 in the 56th Capital Diamond Classic championship game – Lansing State Journal

Boys Lacrosse

No. 2 Detroit Catholic Central went ahead for good with fewer than three minutes left in overtime to down No. 3 Hartland 12-11 in a Division 1 Semifinal – Oakland Press

No. 4 Rockford played reigning Division 1 champion and top-ranked Birmingham Brother Rice closer than most, but the Warriors earned another championship chance with an 8-6 Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

Top-ranked East Grand Rapids scored 13 goals during the second half on the way to a 17-7 Division 2 Semifinal win over No. 3 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central got past No. 4 Detroit Country Day in overtime 11-10 to advance in Division 2 – Fox 17

Girls Lacrosse

Four-time reigning Division 1 champion and top-ranked Rockford will play for another title after downing No. 6 Northville 22-4 in a Semifinal – Grand Rapids Press

No. 5 Birmingham United also needed overtime to down a No. 3 Hartland team, doing so in a Division 1 Semifinal 13-11 – Oakland Press

Top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingwood will return to the Division 2 Final after a 14-8 win over No. 4 Okemos – Detroit News

Reigning champion and No. 3 East Grand Rapids also will return to the Division 2 Final after a 16-3 win over unranked Farmington Hills Mercy.

Girls Soccer

With just under eight minutes to play, Louisa Judge drilled a free kick to give No. 6 Dexter a 2-1 lead in its eventual Division 2 Regional Semifinal win over No. 4 Trenton – MLive-Detroit

Saline fought back from a rare deficit to down Brownstown Woodhaven 2-1 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal matchup of unranked teams – Saline Post

Today in the MHSAA: 2/3/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 3, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Holland West Ottawa – No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – swam past honorable mention Rockford 188.5-125.5 – Holland Sentinel

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Fitzgerald downed Madison Heights Lamphere to finish a perfect run through the Macomb Area Conference Silver – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lansing Catholic won big over Frankenmuth, 74-42 – Lansing State Journal

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Redford Westfield Prep came back to defeat Detroit Country Day 70-61 – MLIVE-Detroit

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber remained undefeated in duals with a 95-88 win over Bay City Central – Bay City Times

6. SKIING The Onekama boys and Benzie Central girls claimed Lake Michigan Ski Conference wins – Manistee News Advocate

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING LPD2 No. 8 Midland Dow defeated Saginaw Heritage 120-60 – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL North Farmington remained undefeated with a 33-23 win over Berkley – Oakland Press

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Stevensville Lakeshore continued its league title pursuit with a 55-38 win over St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hannah Glover was perfect from the free-throw line down the stretch in Merrill’s 30-25 win over Coleman – Saginaw News