Today in the MHSAA: 8/28/15

August 28, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Thursday saw the start of varsity football season, and nearly half of Michigan’s teams kicked off their fall.

Football’s first week in review will be posted Monday afternoon; in the meantime, there is more good news to report from today’s statewide headlines.

Cross Country

The Croswell-Lexington girls and Yale boys won the Mike Jackson Invitational, with Port Huron’s Rachel Bonner – fourth at the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Final last season – taking the girls individual title by 59 seconds – Port Huron Times-Herald

Girls Golf

Spring Lake set a school record shooting 321 to win the Big Rapids Invitational, also placing the top two individuals – Grand Haven Tribune

Good Reads

Longtime cross country and track and field official Doug Steward was quoted as saying he was close to retiring – in 2009. But this fall, after 51 years, he indeed will start his final races – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

The Lac Vieux Desert Tribe presented Watersmeet schools with $174,000 earlier this year that in part went to a new gym floor complete with the school's nationally-recognized Nimrod logo – Ironwood Daily Globe

Today in the MHSAA: 5/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 23, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 3 South Lyon downed No. 8 Walled Lake Northern 6-0 to win the Lakes Valley Conference Tournament – Oakland Press

2. BASEBALL Olivet swept Division 3 No. 16 Lansing Catholic to clinch the Capital Area Activities Conference White title – Lansing State Journal

3. TRACK & FIELD The Union City girls and boys swept Big 8 Conference championship meets – Coldwater Daily Reporter Girls | Boys |

4. BASEBALL Division 4 No. 7 Indian River Inland Lakes swept Gaylord St. Mary to claim a third-straight Ski Valley Conference title – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

5. TRACK & FIELD The Negaunee girls and Houghton boys won Western Peninsula Athletic Conference championship meets – Upper Michigan Source |

6. BOYS GOLF Muskegon Mona Shores edged Zeeland West by three strokes to win the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green Tournament – Local Sports Journal

7. SOFTBALL Allen Park Cabrini claimed its first Catholic High School League title in more than a decade with a win over Royal Oak Shrine Catholic in the St. Anne championship game – Southgate News-Herald

8. BOYS TENNIS Marquette won the Great Northern Conference Tournament – Upper Michigan Source

9. BASEBALL Traverse City West shut out Central to clinch the Big North Conference championship – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. BOYS GOLF Maple City Glen Lake followed medalist Michael Houtteman to a Northwest Conference title – Traverse City Record-Eagle