Today in the MHSAA: 8/28/18

August 28, 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. Girls Golf: Northville shot a 307 to best a loaded field at Brighton’s Coach Miller Invitational, while Traverse City West star Anika Dy was the individual medalist – Observer & Eccentric

2. Girls Golf: Clarkston shot a 332 to outpace a similarly strong field at the Lady Falcon Invitational – Oakland Press

3. Girls Golf: Flint Powers Catholic swept team and individual titles at its 25th Charger Invitational – Flint Journal

4. Volleyball: Division 1 honorable mention Grand Haven came back after dropping the first set to defeat Spring Lake and win its invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

5. Volleyball: Bay City Western won its third straight Bay County Championship – Bay City Times

6. Boys Soccer: Buckley moved to 5-0 this fall with a 1-0 win over Harbor Springs – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Boys Soccer: Fruitport Calvary Christian came back from a two-goal halftime deficit to down Hudsonville 4-2 with a hat trick from Zach Zehr – Local Sports Journal

8. Boys Soccer: Ben Leaman also tallied a hat trick as Boyne City shut out Kingsley 4-0 – Petoskey News-Review

9. Volleyball: Division 1 No. 8 Temperance Bedford handed Saline the latter’s only loss of the Southeastern Conference Red tournament – Saline Post

10. Boys Tennis: St. Joseph held off a challenge from rival Stevensville Lakeshore, 5-3 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette