Today in the MHSAA: 8/23/18

August 23, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media. 

1. Volleyball: Lake Orion swept Pontiac Notre Dame Prep at the Oxford quad, ending the Irish’s 61-match winning streak; Notre Dame Prep then fell to Clarkston as well – Oakland Press

2. Girls Golf: St. Joseph won its league jamboree as senior Cailey Rooker broke her nine-hole school record with a 32 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. Girls Tennis: Marquette earned a notable 6-2 win over reigning Upper Peninsula Division 2 champion Ishpeming Westwood – Marquette Mining Journal

4. Volleyball: Midland Bullock Creek earned wins over Carrollton and Sanford Meridian to equal last season’s overall victory total – Midland Daily News

5. Cross Country: Pittsford followed senior Renee Osborne in winning its home Early Bird Meet, while Jonesville’s Roy Bowman and Concord won the boys championships – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Cross Country: Ishpeming’s boys won their fifth straight Munising Invitational championship; Marinette, Wis., won the girls race followed by Menominee – Iron Mountain Daily News

7. Boys Tennis: Grand Haven claimed its home invitational with 5-3 wins over North Muskegon and Muskegon Mona Shores – Grand Haven Tribune

8. Boys Tennis: Brownstown Woodhaven also swept its early bird quad, downing Belleville, Riverview and Monroe – Southgate News-Herald

9. Volleyball: St. Clair Shores Lakeview followed the strong play of Grace Allor to sweep Yale, Warren Cousino and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Macomb Daily

10. Boys Soccer: Elk Rapids came back from a shutout loss in its first game with a 3-0 shutout win over Petoskey – MI Sports Now

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune