Today in the MHSAA: 8/27/18

August 27, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media. 

1. Cross Country: Adelyn Ackley led the Hart girls to another fast start with a championship finish ahead of Northville and Ann Arbor Pioneer at the Benzie Invitational; other notable champs included Spring Lake’s boys and McBain with a sweep of small-school titles –

2. Boys Tennis: Traverse City St. Francis won the Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett Invitational, defeating reigning Division 4 champion Liggett in the finale – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. Boys Tennis: Grosse Pointe South downed Midland Dow 6-2 in a matchup of top-10 Finals finishers from 2017 – Midland Daily News

4. Volleyball: Rain forced teams to leave the “boardwalk,” but Grand Haven went inside to win the Battle on the Boardwalk for the sixth time – Grand Haven Tribune

5. Cross Country: Fowlerville’s boys won the Laingsburg Invitational with three freshmen scoring – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. Volleyball: Niles went 7-0 to win the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix Invitational, at one point winning 14 straight sets – Niles Daily Star

7. Volleyball: Centreville swept all five opponents in winning the East Jackson Invitational – Sturgis Journal

8. Boys Tennis: Grand Haven edged Petoskey by two points to win the Holland Invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Cross Country: The Holland girls and Sparta boys won Muskegon Catholic Central Invitational titles – Holland Sentinel

10. Cross Country: Mancelona’s boys and Boyne City’s girls won Mancelona Invitational titles – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

Officials: Deerfield’s Bill Gomoluch, a past girls and boys basketball coach at southeastern Michigan high schools and four-time MHSAA Softball Finals official, was named the National Pro Fastpitch Umpire of the Year – Adrian Daily Telegram

Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 29, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Norway opened this season with a 49-48 win over reigning Division 4 champion Munising – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Jonathan Sanderson’s 40 points led Saline past Salem 64-54 – Ann Arbor News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg earned new coach Tim Beebe a 69-48 win over Laingsburg – WILX

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Pontiac opened with a win for new coach Andrew Myers with JJ Claudio scoring 32 points – Oakland Press

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Ada Forest Hills Eastern held on for a 64-63 win over Wyoming Lee – FOX 17

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd trailed by a point at the start of the fourth quarter but emerged with a 64-56 win over Big Rapids – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. BOYS BASKETBALL St. Ignace opened with a 55-42 win at Boyne City – Up North Live

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Holt rallied for the winning points during the final minute to get past Lansing Sexton 57-54 – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Fowlerville is off to a faster start with a 66-64 overtime win over Charlotte after finishing 3-18 a year ago – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Montague came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Muskegon Western Michigan Christian 50-43 – Local Sports Journal