Today in the MHSAA: 9/13/17

September 13, 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 Golf: Brighton’s Heather Fortushniak tied her team’s nine-hole record with a 33 in a win over Grand Blanc at former PGA Tour stop Warwick Hills – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Boys Soccer: Zack Shane’s hat trick in a 4-2 win over Grand Rapids Union gave him Fruitport’s career goals and points records – Muskegon Chronicle

3. Cross Country: In one of the most loaded league jamborees in the state, Lower Peninsula Division 1 No. 1 Ann Arbor Pioneer won in the Southeastern Conference boys race over Division 2 No. 2 Chelsea and Division 1 No. 3 Saline, while in the girls race LPD1 top-ranked Pioneer took first ahead of No. 5 Saline and No. 10 Pinckney – Saline Post | Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

4, Cross Country: Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart’s boys and girls teams, both ranked No. 1 in LPD4, swept titles at the Beal City Invitational, the girls ahead of No. 3 Fowler and the boys ahead of No. 7 Beal City –Mount Pleasant Morning Sun |

5. Cross Country: Negaunee’s Colton Yesney set a course record of 16:24 and Miners sophomore Emily Paupore also won individually, while the Houghton boys (UPD1 No. 2) and Marquette girls (UPD1 No. 1) claimed the Kingsford Invitational team titles – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette | Superior Timing

6. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 4 Northville, while a player down, scored the go-ahead goal with 14 seconds left to hand No. 17 Plymouth its first loss, 2-1 – Detroit News

7. Girls Swimming & Diving: LPD2 honorable mention Midland Dow doubled up No. 9 Saginaw Heritage, 123-60 – Midland Daily News

8. Boys Soccer: Brighton scored two goals over the final 10 minutes to upend Division 1 No. 19 Hartland 2-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. Cross Country: Macomb L’Anse Creuse standout Karenna Duffey added another win, running 19:29 to claim the first Macomb Area Conference Red jamboree by 28 seconds – Macomb Daily |

10. Girls Swimming & Diving: Undefeated Bridgman set four pool records in doubling up St. Joseph 126-60 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note:

Volleyball: In a match to stay in a first-place tie in the Downriver League, Wyandotte Roosevelt downed Allen Park in five sets – Southgate News Herald

Volleyball: From Saturday, Class B No. 1 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep downed Class C top-ranked Bronson in three sets to win the Battle Creek Lakeview Invitational – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Boys Soccer: From Monday, Cassopolis got past Hartford 2-0 in a battle of frontrunners in the Southwest 10 Conference – Niles Daily Star

Today in the MHSAA: 6/6/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 6, 2023

1. BASEBALL Coldwater finished a weather-delayed Division 2 District with an 8-4 championship game win over Marshall – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 11 Olivet held on for a 4-3 win over Grand Ledge to win the 61st Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

HONORS Oak Park’s Nonah Waldron and Benzie Central’s Hunter Jones received the annual Athlete of the Year awards from the Detroit Athletic Club – State Champs!

FRUITPORT The Fruitport community locally and athletic community statewide are mourning the death of longtime Fruitport athletic director Ken Erny – Grand Haven Tribune