Today in the MHSAA: 8/31/16

August 31, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

With school starting for many this week and the rest in only a few days, it’s a time for new beginnings in Michigan – including the local cross country season Tuesday in our northernmost counties.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Cross Country

The Houghton boys and Calumet girls opened the local cross country season with wins at the Painesdale-Jeffers Invitational – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Girls Golf

Adrian shot a team 416 to win its home invitational, edging Coldwater by three strokes – Adrian Daily Telegram

Boys Soccer

Muskegon Western Michigan Christian earned a 4-3 win over Fruitport despite the latter’s Zack Shane netting three goals – Muskegon Chronicle

Rochester remained undefeated with a 1-0 win over rival Adams thanks to second-half score – Oakland Press

Boys Tennis

Pinckney downed Howell using a doubles tie-breaker, but Howell’s Matt Wenzel got past Wilson Wagner is a matchup of Livingston County’s top singles players – Livingston Daily


Maria Mallon put together an incredible individual evening in leading her team over Macomb L’Anse Creuse North, Bloomfield Hills Marian and Lapeer – Macomb Daily

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