Today in the MHSAA: 8/25/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 25, 2023

NOTE: Thursday’s football highlights will be included in Monday afternoon’s Week 1 “1st & Goal” review.

1. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central won the Big Rapids Invitational placing three individuals among the top seven – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. VOLLEYBALL Lake City continued its strong start with wins over Boyne City, LeRoy Pine River and Mancelona – Cadillac News

3. BOYS SOCCER Petoskey earned new coach Noah Honaker his first win, over Maple City Glen Lake – Petoskey News-Review

4. VOLLEYBALL Menominee held on for a five-set win over Gladstone – Escanaba Daily Press

5. VOLLEYBALL Evart won the first two and fourth sets to get past Baldwin – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. GIRLS TENNIS Kingsford improved to 2-1 with a win over Iron Mountain – Iron Mountain Daily News

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)