Today in the MHSAA: 8/22/19

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 22, 2019

Some shuffling among the soccer elite and a school-record golf round just a week into the season highlighted the statewide highlights from Wednesday.

1. Boys Soccer: Elk Rapids dealt reigning Division 4 champion Leland a 1-0 loss – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Tennis: Ishpeming Westwood edged Negaunee 5-3 in a matchup of last season's Upper Peninsula Finals champions in Divisions 2 and 1, respectively – Marquette Mining Journal

3. Girls Golf: Durand won the Mid-Michigan Activities Conference preseason tournament thanks to a school-record round by Emme Lantis – Owosso Argus-Press

4. Cross Country: Bridgman’s girls edged Bloomingdale to win the Bees’ home invitational, while Watervliet set the pace with the boys title – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Cross Country: Saugatuck’s boys edged Grandville Calvin Christian’s by a point to win the Hesperia Invitational’s small-school division, while Calvin Christian’s girls won with Saugatuck’s second – Holland Sentinel

6. Boys Soccer: Jaden King scored four goals in Grand Haven’s 7-1 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Grand Haven Tribune

7. Boys Soccer: Freshman Jeb Snead had three goals and an assist as Midland Dow defeated Petoskey 6-0 – Midland Daily News

8. Cross Country: Sand Creek’s girls won the Pittsford Wildcat Early Bird Invitational with three of the top nine finishers – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Boys Soccer: Midland Bullock Creek downed Saginaw Swan Valley for the first time in at least four seasons, 3-2 – Midland Daily News

10. Girls Tennis: Reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 runner-up Marquette opened with a 7-1 win over rival Escanaba – Marquette Mining Journal

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Leland is mourning the recent death of legendary coach Larry Glass, who led the girls basketball team to back-to-back-to-back Class D championships from 1980-82 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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