Today in the MHSAA: 9/11/17

September 11, 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. Cross Country: The Traverse City West girls and Saginaw Heritage boys won Midland Bullock Creek’s Lancer Invitational titles, with Midland Dow sophomore Anna Jensen dominating in claiming an individual championship – Midland Daily News |

2. Cross Country: Saline’s teams swept against strong fields at the Bath Bret Clements Invitational, the boys 21 points ahead of Hudsonville and the girls 13 in front of DeWitt – Saline Post Boys | Girls |

3. Cross Country: St. Clair swept the Division 2-4 races of the Algonac Muskrat Classic Invitational, the boys by 53 points – Port Huron Times Herald |

4. Cross Country: Hudson’s girls dominated the Homer Invitational field winning by 53 points, while Michigan Center’s boys won in a tie-breaker over the Tigers – Adrian Daily Telegram |

5. Cross Country: Traverse City St. Francis also swept invitational titles, at Buckley, with the girls claiming victory by 38 points – Traverse City Record-Eagle |

6. Cross Country: Spring Lake’s boys finished a point ahead of Grand Haven to win the Bredeweg Invitational at Holland West Ottawa, while the girls race was won by the host – Grand Haven Tribune |

7. Volleyball: Petoskey downed Midland Dow in the championship match to win its home invitational for the third straight season – Petoskey News-Review

8. Volleyball: Houghton downed Escanaba in the semifinal and host Gladstone in the championship match to win The Rock Invitational for the second straight season – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

9. Cross Country: The Milford boys and Troy girls won titles at the Averill Distance Meet at Kensington Metropark – Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

10. Volleyball: McBain downed Manistee, Maple City Glen Lake, Marion, Benzie Central and the host in the final to win Leroy Pine River’s Invitational – Cadillac News

Today in the MHSAA: 2/28/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 28, 2024

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc clinched its first Saginaw Valley League championship with a 45-37 winner-take-all victory over Midland Dow – WJRT

2. HOCKEY No. 9 Port Huron Northern downed No. 4 Warren De La Salle Collegiate 2-1 to claim a Division 2 Regional title – Port Huron Times Herald

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fremont finished a West Michigan Conference Lakes championship run, and first title outright since 1978, with a 42-38 win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Frankenmuth won a rematch of last season’s Division 2 Final, 44-36 at Lansing Catholic – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Springport downed Concord 54-46 to clinch a share of the Big 8 Conference title as both were tied for first entering the contest – Jackson Citizen Patriot

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Troy clinched the Oakland Activities Association Blue championship with a 58-57 win over Troy Athens – Oakland Press

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Indian River Inland Lakes completed an outright championship in the Ski Valley Conference with a 44-38 win over Gaylord St. Mary – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Portland St. Patrick downed Laingsburg 56-29 to clinch an outright championship in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference – Lansing State Journal

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Temperance Bedford finished an outright title run in the Southeastern Conference Red with a 37-32 win over Ann Arbor Pioneer – Monroe News

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake Michigan Conference champion Elk Rapids defeated Northwest Conference champion Kingsley 41-32 – Traverse City Record-Eagle