Today in the MHSAA: 8/29/17

August 29, 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. Football: At a time when many of the state’s elite basketball players have been specializing in that sport, it was hard not to notice Romeo Weems shining for the New Haven football team Friday; he’s also one of the top junior hoops players in the state – Macomb Daily

2. Boys Tennis: Traverse City St. Francis continued its early surge with a quad win over Armada, North Muskegon and Petoskey, and with powerhouse Ann Arbor Greenhills up next – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. Boys Soccer: Aidan Day scored six goals against Oscoda to break the Alpena single-game scoring record – Alpena Daily News

4. Volleyball: East Grand Rapids finished 5-0 at the Grand Haven Invitational, downing Fruitport, Zeeland West, Montague, Grand Haven and in the final Coopersville, needing more than two sets only once –

5. Boys Soccer: West Michigan powers Holland Christian and Hudsonville Unity Christian played to a 0-0 tie – Holland Sentinel

6. Girls Golf: Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood won the Flint Powers Invitational – Midland Daily News

7. Boys Soccer: Melvindale clinched the Downriver League title the last time it faced Brownstown Woodhaven, last fall; on Monday, Woodhaven avenged with a 2-0 win – Southgate News-Herald

8. Girls Golf: St. Joseph surged to the front of the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West with a 179 in league play, 35 strokes better than the field – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

9. Girls Golf: Sturgis shot a 205 to edge Allegan by six and win its second Wolverine Conference jamboree of this season – Sturgis Journal

10. Volleyball: Hillsdale won its first matchup this fall with rival Hillsdale Academy, downing the Colts 2-1 – Hillsdale Daily News

Also of note …

Volleyball: From Saturday, Felch North Dickinson won for the first time the Great Eight Fall Classic, finishing 11-3 on the day and ahead of Iron Mountain and Kingsford (both at 8-6) – Iron Mountain Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle