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: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press