Today In The MHSAA: 8/25/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 25, 2021

1. BOYS TENNIS Traverse City St. Francis – a semifinalist last season in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – downed reigning champion Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett, plus Almont and Allen Park – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 No. 2 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep remained undefeated with wins over Division 1 No. 6 Lake Orion, No. 9 Clarkston and Oxford – Oakland Press

3. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 honorable mention Essexville Garber downed Bay City Western to clinch the Bay County championship – Bay City Times

4. CROSS COUNTRY Freeland swept the Warrior Early Season Invitational titles at Remus Chippewa Hills – Big Rapids News Girls | Boys

5. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 No. 7 Grand Rapids Catholic Central swept Niles in the most notable match of the Hamilton quad; Niles additionally defeated Hamilton and Zeeland East – Niles Daily Star

6. BOYS SOCCER Brighton scored the lone goal in a 1-0 weather-shortened game over Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS SOCCER Five players scored in Muskegon Mona Shores’ 5-2 win over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central – Local Sports Journal

8. VOLLEYBALL Boyne City went 3-0 against East Jordan, Bellaire and Alpena – Petoskey News-Review

9. CROSS COUNTRY Grand Haven swept the Division 1 races, and the Manistee boys and Muskegon Catholic Central girls won Division 2 championships at the Eagle Invitational at Fruitport Calvary Christian – Ludington Daily News

10. VOLLEYBALL Swartz Creek downed Montrose in the season opener for both – Mid-Michigan Now

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News