Today in the MHSAA: 8/30/17

August 30, 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. Girls Swimming & Diving: Holland West Ottawa, ranked No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, got past honorable mention Zeeland 108-78 – Holland Sentinel

2. Cross Country: The Fremont boys and Allendale girls won races at the Don Anderson Trail Run at Grand Haven, with the host finishing runner-up in both meets – Grand Haven Tribune

3. Volleyball: Bay City Western became the first two-time champion of the fifth-year Bay County Volleyball Championship, downing Essexville Garber in the final – Bay City Times

4. Volleyball: Freeland went 5-0-2 overall in winning its invitational, downing Birch Run in the championship match after splitting with the Panthers earlier – Midland Daily News

5. Volleyball: Pellston is up to No. 7 in the Class D poll and continued to impress with a sweep of Harbor Springs to improve to 7-3-4 – Petoskey News-Review

6. Girls Golf: Midland Dow opened its match season with three wins and a score of 171, led by Alexis Carras’ 39 – Midland Daily News

7. Boys Soccer: Plymouth shut out Grand Blanc, a Division 1 Regional finalist last season, 3-0 – Detroit News

8. Boys Soccer: Buckley, a Division 4 District champ last year, improved to 5-0 with a 3-0 win over Kalkaska – Cadillac News

9. Boys Soccer: Lincoln Alcona, another reigning Division 4 District champ, earned a 5-2 win over Saginaw Nouvel as record-setting keeper Conner McCoy had 25 saves – Alpena News

10. Football: Jack Schugars remains the 20th-winningest coach in MHSAA football history after building a 262-78 record at Muskegon Oakridge from 1979-2010, and he’s back on the sidelines assisting his son Eric at Traverse City Central – Muskegon Chronicle

Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2024

1. HOCKEY No. 6 Sault Ste. Marie claimed a Division 3 Regional title with a 3-0 win over No. 2 Marquette – Upper Michigan’s Source

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield defeated Grand Blanc, and Frankenmuth downed Detroit Edison in a pair of massive nonleague regular-season finales – WNEM

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Olivia Flynn became Harbor Springs’ all-time leading scorer with more than 1,600 points and a season to play – Petoskey News-Review

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Clarkston Everest Collegiate claimed a Division 4 District title with a 58-48 win over Genesee Christian – WJRT

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Trenton defeated Brownstown Woodhaven 57-44 to finish an outright championship run in the Downriver League – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL White Pigeon and Cassopolis shared the Southwest 10 Conference title thanks in part to White Pigeon’s 51-39 win over Marcellus – Sturgis Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Belleville claimed the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association title with a 54-46 win over Howell – Detroit News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wyoming Potter’s House Christian’s Anyieth Nhial and Hart’s Addi Hovey both went over 1,000 career points in Hart’s 54-47 win – WZZM

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord St. Mary advanced to a Division 4 District Final with a 63-60 overtime victory over Central Lake – Petoskey News-Review

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Williamston and Grand Ledge also defeated ranked opponents, Portland and Jackson Northwest, respectively – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Miss Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Cousino’s Kasi Pearson reached 1,000 career points in her team’s 38-35 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grace Chinavare went over 1,000 career points as Sanford Meridian defeated Pinconning 64-22 – Midland Daily News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Kate Stemmer set Saline career records for assists and steals in her team’s 56-23 win over East Jackson – Ann Arbor News