Today in the MHSAA: 8/23/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 23, 2022

1. VOLLEYBALL Sturgis repeated as St. Joseph County champion with a close sweep of Centreville –

2. BOYS SOCCER Manistee avenged last season’s District Final loss to Big Rapids with a 2-1 victory – Manistee News Advocate

3. GIRLS GOLF Big Rapids opened Central State Activities Association play with a victory – Big Rapids Pioneer

4. BOYS TENNIS Holland West Ottawa got past Holland High 6-3 as the rivals navigated a number of close flight matchups – Holland Sentinel

5. BOYS SOCCER Mason Garcia scored all eight goals in Shelby’s win over Newaygo – MI Sports Now

6. BOYS SOCCER Traverse City Christian earned its second shutout in two games, this time 2-0 over Gaylord – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS SOCCER Cole Schelb scored two goal to lead Midland past Alpena 3-1 – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Kalkaska held on for a 3-2 win over Reed City – Big Rapids Pioneer

9. VOLLEYBALL New Haven opened with a sweep of Warren Michigan Collegiate – Macomb Daily

10. BOYS SOCCER Cheboygan earned its first victory, 4-2 at Shepherd – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette