Today in the MHSAA: 8/28/17

August 28, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

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

Today's Top 10

1. Cross Country:  The Pete Moss Invitational at Benzie Central featured a number of the state’s top teams – and also featured three girls breaking 17 minutes after none had done so since Rochester's Megan Goethals in 2009, led by Ann Arbor Pioneer standout Anne Forsyth at 16:50.3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Boys Tennis: Reigning Lower Peninsula Division 1 runner-up Bloomfield Hills scored 27 points to beat Ann Arbor Pioneer, reigning champion Huron and reigning LPD2 champion Midland Dow among the top finishers at the Huron Invitational – Midland Daily News

3. Volleyball: Temperance Bedford finished atop a field of teams from all over the Lower Peninsula, downing Coldwater in the final of the Cereal City Classic in Battle Creek – Coldwater Daily Reporter

4. Girls Golf: Reigning three-time LPD3 champ Spring Lake shot 351 to edge LPD4 No. 1 Kalamazoo Hackett by nine strokes and win the Fruitport Invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

5. Volleyball: Southfield Christian dominated the Auburn Hills Oakland Christian Invitational, winning all 10 of its sets over five matches on the way to the title – MLive-Detroit

6. Cross Country: The annual Marquette Invitational moved from the school to Presque Isle Park, but the Marquette teams remained a dominating pair in sweeping the titles – Marquette Mining Journal

7. Volleyball: Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart swept Clare in the championship match after avenging a previous loss to Fowler to improve to 9-1-1 and win its invitational – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. Volleyball: Grand Haven again won its “Battle of the Boardwalk” outdoor event, falling to Muskegon Mona Shores but then coming back to beat Fruitport and Spring Lake – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Cross Country: Blissfield’s girls and Erie-Mason’s boys won the Addison Kuenner Invitational titles, with Blissfield’s Casey Reed breaking the course record she set a year ago – Adrian Daily Telegram

10. Football: We highlighted the preview last week of Tim Shaw’s return to Livonia Clarenceville for the naming of the stadium in his honor; here’s coverage of the ceremony – Observer & Eccentric

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