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: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News