Today in the MHSAA: 8/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 23, 2023

1. VOLLEYBALL Essexville Garber ran its Bay County championship streak to four, defeating Bay City Western in the final – Bay City Times

2. VOLLEYBALL South Lyon East downed Bloomfield Hills Marian in the premier match of the Bloomfield Hills quad – Oakland Press

3. CROSS COUNTRY The host Three Rivers girls and Marshall boys won Big Hill Invitational titles – Coldwater Daily Reporter |

4. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Grosse Ile earned victories over Dearborn Divine Child and Dearborn Heights Crestwood during an outdoor meet – Southgate News-Herald

5. VOLLEYBALL Lake Fenton came back from losing the first two sets to win the next three and get past Midland Dow – WNEM

6. BOYS SOCCER Ludington improved to 2-2 with a 3-0 shutout of Cadillac – Ludington Daily News

7. VOLLEYBALL Rock Mid Peninsula outlasted Big Bay de Noc in five sets – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS SOCCER Lincoln Park earned its first victory, 3-1 over Wyandotte Roosevelt – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note ...

OFFICIALS Football season is set to kickoff, and we need to remember to support our officials as well, as we don't have games without them – WNEM

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)