Today in the MHSAA: 8/28/19

August 28, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Volleyball took the spotlight Tuesday across the state with multiple hopefuls showing they plan to be in the championship mix this fall.

1. Volleyball: Oxford made a serious opening statement with wins over Division 1 honorable mentions Lake Orion and Clarkston and Division 2 No. 6 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep at a quad – Oakland Press

2. Volleyball: Division 1 No. 3 Mattawan downed No. 5 Grand Haven in two sets to win the Buccaneers’ Early Season Invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

3. Volleyball: Essexville Garber won its first Bay County Championship by defeating Bay City Western in the final – Bay City Times

4. Cross Country: Otsego swept the girls and boys meets at the St. Joseph Invitational – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Volleyball: Division 2 No. 4 Hamilton defeated No. 10 Niles, Edwardsburg and Spring Lake at a home quad – Holland Sentinel

6. Boys Soccer: Petoskey edged previously-unbeaten Elk Rapids 3-2 – Petoskey News-Review

7. Boys Soccer: Lake Orion improved to 6-2 by handing West Bloomfield its first defeat, 1-0 – Oakland Press

8. Boys Soccer: South Lyon added its second shutout in two games this season, downing Milford 3-0 – Observer & Eccentric

9. Volleyball: Division 4 No. 6 Camden-Frontier downed Jonesville and Reading, winning a combined six of seven games – Hillsdale Daily News

10. Volleyball: Escanaba opened league play with a sweep of neighbor Gladstone – Escanaba Daily Press

Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 28, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington opened this winter with an 82-57 win over Grant thanks in part to David Schillinger’s 40 points – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted started its season at Little Caesars Arena with a 60-33 win over Hanover-Horton – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Addison went on a run late to open with a 62-57 overtime win over Hudson – Jackson Citizen Patriot

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Birch Run opened with a 58-36 win over Burton Bentley – WNEM

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake City tipped off the season with a 36-21 win over Mesick – Up North Live

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Charlevoix opened with a 65-41 win over Ellsworth – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee opened with a win as well, 56-24 over Onekama – Manistee News Advocate

Also of note …

FOOTBALL East Kentwood has hired championship-winning Detroit Martin Luther King coach Tyrone Spencer to take over its program – WOOD TV