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: 5/29/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 29, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Trenton delivered No. 10 New Boston Huron’s first and only loss to win a Division 2 District Final shootout – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS LACROSSE Dearborn Divine Child came back to get past Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 12-9 and claim a second-straight Division 2 Regional title – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Richland Gull Lake advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over No. 4 Plainwell – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in Division 2 with a 15-10 Regional Final win over Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17

5. BOYS GOLF Traverse City St. Francis repeated as a Regional champion with a 25-stroke victory in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. BOYS GOLF Haslett finished eight strokes ahead of DeWitt to win their LPD2 Regional – Lansing State Journal

7. GIRLS SOCCER Bay City Western tied its single-season record for wins with a 3-1 victory over Cadillac in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Bay City Times

8. BASEBALL LeRoy Pine River earned coach Shawn Ruppert his 700th win with an 8-4 Division 3 District victory over Harrison – Cadillac News

9. SOFTBALL Livonia Franklin advanced to its Division 1 District Final with its first win over Churchill since 2015, 7-1 – Hometown Life

10. GIRLS SOCCER No. 5 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 victory over Mattawan – WWMT