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: 10/3/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 3, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 8 Alma shut out Frankenmuth to clinch the Tri-Valley Conference Red title outright – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 9 Elk Rapids downed Kalkaska 1-0 to clinch the Lake Michigan Conference championship – Up North Live

3. BOYS TENNIS Holland West Ottawa – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – clinched a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red title with a 7-2 win over Rockford – Holland Sentinel

4. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central carded a 371 to win its invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Roeper improved to 13-1-1 with a 2-0 win over Genesee Christian – Hometown Life

6. BOYS SOCCER North Muskegon is tied for first in the West Michigan Conference after a 2-1 win over Ludington – Local Sports Journal

7. BOYS SOCCER Fremont is tied with North Muskegon atop the WMC, having kept pace with a 4-1 win over Whitehall – FOX17

8. BOYS TENNIS LPD2 top-ranked Midland Dow finished the regular season 23-0-1 with a shutout of Bay City Western – Midland Daily News

9. BOYS SOCCER Brady Cotton’s late goal pushed Grand Haven past Caledonia in a first-round O-K Red Tournament game – Grand Haven Tribune

10. BOYS SOCCER Brownstown Woodhaven edged Gibraltar Carlson to stay in the Downriver League title mix – Southgate News-Herald