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: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal