Today in the MHSAA: 8/17/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 17, 2023

1. VOLLEYBALL Adrian lost the first set but won the next two to down Dundee and claim the Ottawa Lake Whiteford Invitational championship – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. GIRLS TENNIS Ludington won seven flights to clinch the Portland Invitational title – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS SOCCER Reigning Division 1 champion Rochester Adams opened with a 2-0 victory over Lake Orion – Oakland Press

4. BOYS SOCCER Clarkston edged Grand Blanc 3-2 as the latter opened its new facility – WJRT

5. BOYS SOCCER Cheboygan opened with a 5-0 win over Shepherd, with three goals from Killian Miller in his first varsity game – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. GIRLS TENNIS Negaunee earned its second shutout of opening week, this time over Ishpeming Westwood – Marquette Mining Journal

7. BOYS SOCCER Liam Smith scored four goals in Muskegon Reeths-Puffer’s opening win over Ludington –

8. BOYS SOCCER Unionville-Sebewaing’s Brady Wiederhold and Bad Axe’s Landon Galarno both had hat tricks in their teams’ season-opening wins – Huron Daily Tribune

9. BOYS SOCCER Fruitport edged Muskegon Mona Shores 3-2 in another opener – Local Sports Journal

10. BOYS SOCCER Utica Eisenhower opened with a 4-0 shutout of Troy – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)