Today In The MHSAA: 9/10/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 10, 2021

1. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine Catholic got past No. 10 Madison Heights Bishop Foley 2-1 with a last-minute game-winner – Oakland Press

2. BOYS SOCCER Hartland came back from two goals down to tie Division 1 top-ranked Northville 2-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. VOLLEYBALL After splitting the first two sets, Grand Blanc won the next two to hand Saginaw Heritage its first defeat – Flint Journal

4. VOLLEYBALL Flushing downed Fenton in four sets in a match that should eventually figure into the league title race – Mid-Michigan Now

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 9 Ludington gave up its first goal of the season, but remained undefeated with a 5-1 win over Muskegon Western Michigan Christian – Ludington Daily News

6. BOYS TENNIS Midland Dow downed rival Midland 7-1 – Midland Daily News

7. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 10 McBain opened league play with sweeps of Houghton Lake and Beal City – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Charlevoix defeated Grayling 2-0 in the annual “Noah’s Ark” game – Petoskey News-Review

9. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING The Traverse City Tritons co-op earned the individual first places in all but one event in a win over Gaylord – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 4 Calumet earned a sweep of Iron Mountain in league play – Iron Mountain Daily News

Also of note …

MHSAA Longtime and now-retired assistant director Nate Hampton always has refused to take credit for the work he’s done in athletics over a half century – but the many he impacted are more than glad to step in and tell the story – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 12/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice opened with a 75-66 win over reigning Division 2 champion Ferndale – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 46-44 – WNEM

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning defeated Ogemaw Heights for the first time since 2011, 59-43 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Cadillac edged Negaunee 5-4 in overtime – Cadillac News

5. HOCKEY Bloomfield Hills also won in overtime, 4-3 over Lakes United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Rider Bartel scored all 33 of his points during the first half of Harbor Springs’ 76-29 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Petoskey News-Review

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Dowagiac opened Lakeland Conference play with a 63-51 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted downed Michigan Center 73-39 in a matchup of frequent league contenders – JTV

9. BOYS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 74-37 win over Midland Calvary Baptist – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor edged Dearborn Advanced Tech 65-59 – Southgate News-Herald