Today in the MHSAA: 8/21/20

August 21, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Golf again dominated the headlines Thursday as Traverse City West finished a major comeback for an impressive opening-week win. 

1. Girls Golf: Traverse City West came back from a 16-stroke first-round deficit to shoot a two-day 675 and edge Flint Powers Catholic at the Lober Classic; Anci Dy was medalist with a 137 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Golf: Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern shot a 311 to win the Kent County Classic by 43 strokes – Local Sports Journal

3. Girls Golf: Muskegon Mona Shores shot a 371 to win the Zeeland East Invitational by 22 strokes – Local Sports Journal

4. Boys Tennis: Holland West Ottawa won both of its Portage Invitational matches, over Portage Central and Mason – Holland Sentinel

5. Boys Tennis: Midland opened by edging Traverse City West to win Saginaw Heritage’s Jim Teal Invitational – Midland Daily News

6. Girls Tennis: Reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion Marquette opened the season with a sweep of Gladstone – Escanaba Daily Press

7. Girls Tennis: Menominee opened with a 7-1 win over Escanaba – Escanaba Daily Press

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press