Today in the MHSAA: 8/26/15

August 26, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Today is prep football preview section day for most newspapers around the state, and copies will be flying as fans get prepped for Thursday’s opening games.

But there are plenty of headlines that pop up up from Tuesday’s non-football events – see those and links to coverage below, and yes, also a link to a great football story.

Cross Country

Reigning Lower Peninsula Division 4 champion Ava Stenge of Battle Creek St. Philip kicked off this fall with a win at the South Haven Rust Buster Invitational in a time of 18:18 – Battle Creek Enquirer

Staying in LP Division 4, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart won its second invitational this season, claiming the gold division title at the Remus Chippewa Hills Warrior Invite ahead of reigning Division 4 champion Beal City – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

St. Joseph sophomore Anna Fischer set a school record at Tuesday’s St. Joseph Invitational, running 18:52 – but finished second to another impressive underclassmen, Portage Northern freshman Peyton Witt (18:48) – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Girls Golf

Big Rapids hasn’t had a golfer shoot in the 70s since Elizabeth Dawkins in 2009, but younger sister Alexis did so Tuesday in a league jamboree win – Big Rapids Pioneer

Boys Soccer

Flint Powers won the first soccer game played in 29 years at Atwood Stadium, defeating Detroit Country Day 4-1 at the renovated long-serving local landmark, now managed by Kettering University – Flint Journal


Lake Orion, an expected contender in Class A this fall, finished undefeated at the Oxford quad against Oxford, Grand Blanc and reigning Class B semifinalist Pontiac Notre Dame Prep – Oakland Press

Good Read

First-year Traverse City Central varsity football coach Eric Schugars will begin his head coaching career this weekend but grew up following the program of his father Jack Schugars, the longtime and MHSAA championship-winning leader at Muskegon Oakridge – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Today in the MHSAA: 6/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 1, 2023

1. GOLF Kingsford’s girls won their first MHSAA Finals team title in this sport, while Houghton’s boys repeated on their side of the Upper Peninsula Division 1 championship tournament – Girls | Boys

2. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee finished a near-perfect season by taking back the UPD1 championship –

3. GOLF Manistique swept both team and individual championships in UPD2 – Girls | Boys

4. BOYS GOLF Dowagiac claimed its first Regional title in this sport, winning in LPD3 – Niles Daily Star

5. BOYS GOLF The three team qualifiers all shot 300 or lower as Detroit Catholic Central won the LPD1 Regional at Salem Hills with a 288 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOYS LACROSSE Muskegon Mona Shores scored the game-winner with 12 seconds to play in edging Holland West Ottawa 13-12 in a Division 1 Regional Final – FOX 17

7. BOYS GOLF Saginaw Swan Valley shot a 323 to edge Millington by two strokes and Shepherd by three at their LPD3 Regional – Saginaw News

8. BASEBALL Traverse City West completed a suspended game against Cadillac to earn a share of the Big North Conference title, with Traverse City Central the other co-champion – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. BOYS LACROSSE Haslett scored seven unanswered goals to clinch a Division 2 Regional title against Midland Dow, 10-3 – Mid-Michigan Now

10. BOYS LACROSSE Brighton edged South Lyon 8-6 in a Division 1 Regional Final – Livingston Daily Press & Argus