Today in the MHSAA: 8/27/15

August 27, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Much usually changes from the start of a season to its end.

But August provides a great opportunity for the state’s best to see how they stack up against each other before locally-focused league competition gets underway.

Today's list of links includes some of those results.

Cross Country

Nate Carey won last season’s MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 Final in 17:19.1, with Escanaba’s Joey Wolfe third at 17:28. But Wolfe edged Carey at Tuesday’s Munising Invitational – Escanaba Daily Press

Boys Soccer

Bay City Western only tied Flushing 2-2 on Wednesday, but did so coming back from two goals down to remain undefeated – and with senior Tyler Fulco netting his 14th goal already this season – Bay City Times

East Grand Rapids fell in its District opener in Division 2 last season, but played reigning Division 3 champion Hudsonville Unity Christian to a 3-3 draw Wednesday – Grand Rapids Press

Boys Tennis

Midland’s teams enjoyed a perfect Wednesday, with Midland High defeating Holt, Grand Blanc and Traverse City West and Dow taking down Okemos and Holly to move to 5-0 this fall – Midland Daily News

Good Read

Longtime official Jerry Hendrickson, 78, will begin his 53rd and final season tonight, surrounded by three sons on his crew at Houseman Stadium – Grand Rapids Press

The Lansing Eastern football varsity is 27-126 since its last winning season in 1997, and with a new coach starts again in an attempt to bring success back to a proud program – Lansing State Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 5/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 24, 2024

1. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee won its 13th consecutive Mid-Peninsula Conference championship – Marquette Mining Journal

2. GIRLS TENNIS Traverse City St. Francis – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – ran its Lake Michigan Conference title streak to six – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS GOLF Jackson Frelich shot a 69 to help Brighton finish off a Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Reigning Division 2 champion Detroit Country Day opened postseason play with a 22-6 win over Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

5. GOLF Negaunee swept the MPC girls and boys championships in this sport as well – Upper Michigan Source

6. BOYS LACROSSE Caleb Lewandowski scored nine goals as Traverse City United edged Petoskey 11-10 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. SOFTBALL Isabell Guy set Reed City’s single-season wins record earning both during a sweep of Fremont – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. BOYS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek won its third-straight All-City championship led by medalist Joey Mario – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. GIRLS SOCCER Romeo upset Division 1 No. 7 Utica Eisenhower 2-0 in a District matchup – Macomb Daily

10. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central advanced in Regional play with a 14-9 win over Spring Lake – FOX 17