Today in the MHSAA: 8/25/20

August 25, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Special for Second Half

Volleyball is ramping up in northern Michigan, with Traverse City Central posting an impressive start Monday with three wins including two over teams ranked at the end of the 2019 regular season.

1. Volleyball: Traverse City Central opened with a strong string of wins, defeating Kingsley, Beaverton and Petoskey – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Golf: Petoskey’s 361 was the overall low score at the Grayling Invitational – Petoskey News

3. Boys Tennis: Ludington, No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 4, swept doubles to defeat Coopersville 5-3 – Ludington Daily News

4. Cross Country: Manistee Catholic Central swept championships in its division of the Fruitport Calvary Christian Trojan/Eagle Invitational – Manistee News Advocate

5. Cross Country: Grand Haven earned a sweep against Zeeland East – Grand Haven Tribune

6. Boys Tennis: Niles Brandywine moved to 2-0 with a 6-2 win over Niles High – Niles Daily Star

7. Boys Tennis: Coldwater also moved to 2-0 by edging Bronson 5-3 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. Girls Tennis: Escanaba won three singles matches on the way to defeating Gladstone 5-3 – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Girls Golf: Holland West Ottawa edged Zeeland East by five strokes – Holland Sentinel

10. Boys Tennis: Bay City Western downed Essexville Garber 6-2 – Bay City Times

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press