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: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune