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: 5/29/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 29, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Trenton delivered No. 10 New Boston Huron’s first and only loss to win a Division 2 District Final shootout – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS LACROSSE Dearborn Divine Child came back to get past Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 12-9 and claim a second-straight Division 2 Regional title – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Richland Gull Lake advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over No. 4 Plainwell – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in Division 2 with a 15-10 Regional Final win over Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17

5. BOYS GOLF Traverse City St. Francis repeated as a Regional champion with a 25-stroke victory in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. BOYS GOLF Haslett finished eight strokes ahead of DeWitt to win their LPD2 Regional – Lansing State Journal

7. GIRLS SOCCER Bay City Western tied its single-season record for wins with a 3-1 victory over Cadillac in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Bay City Times

8. BASEBALL LeRoy Pine River earned coach Shawn Ruppert his 700th win with an 8-4 Division 3 District victory over Harrison – Cadillac News

9. SOFTBALL Livonia Franklin advanced to its Division 1 District Final with its first win over Churchill since 2015, 7-1 – Hometown Life

10. GIRLS SOCCER No. 5 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 victory over Mattawan – WWMT