Today In The MHSAA: 8/17/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 17, 2021

1. GIRLS TENNIS Reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion Negaunee opened with a sweep of 2020 Division 2 champ West Iron County – Iron Mountain Daily News

2. GIRLS GOLF Lansing Catholic shot a 354 to edge Jackson Lumen Christi by four strokes and win the 10-team Hanover-Horton Invitational – JTV  

3. BOYS TENNIS Troy won the eight-team Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills shot a 366 to finish 34 shots better than the field in the Central State Activities Association Gold opener – Big Rapids News

5. BOYS TENNIS Big Rapids edged Ludington by a point, 15-14, to claim an opening quad – Ludington Daily News

Also of note …

► WRESTLING Recent Davison grad Alex Facundo was named the nation’s top senior wrestler in receiving the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award – Flint Journal

► FOOTBALL Longtime Orchard Lake St. Mary’s coach George Porritt announced he’ll be retiring after this season, his 32ndDetroit Free Press

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