Today in the MHSAA: 9/14/16

September 14, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The soccer pitch was the place to look for many of the best matchups across the state Wednesday, but also make sure to scroll to the bottom of this report for a story on the fight of one of Michigan’s best-known volleyball coaches.

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 Saline boys earned a nice advantage in what should be a strong Southeastern Conference Red this fall by dominating the first league race – Saline Post

Manton’s girls and boys teams swept the first Marion Steeplechase Invitational, which combined 2-mile, 5K and 1-mile races with hay bales, logs and other obstacles placed along the way – Cadillac News

Boys Soccer

Division 1 No. 6 Brighton remained undefeated on the season with a 2-1 win over rival Hartland, handing the Eagles their first loss – Livingston Daily

Division 1 No. 19 Grand Haven won Bucs Pride Night 2-1 over Grandville on a goal with under 11 minutes to play – Grand Haven Tribune

Division 2 No. 5 Auburn Hills Avondale potted the only goal during the second half to edge North Farmington – Oakland Press

Boys Tennis

Lower Peninsula Division 4 No. 6 Lansing Catholic won a key Capital Area Activities Conference White match over unranked rival Portland, 5-3 – Ionia Sentinel-Standard


Calumet avenged an earlier-season loss to Hancock in a matchup of top small-school programs in the Upper Peninsula – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Good Read

Cancer awareness will bring three communities together Sept. 20 as cousins Hannah Barton (South Lyon) and Kaylee Peterson (Novi) will face off with their teams in a Teal Attack event, the latest in a series of fundraiser games originated by Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central coach Karen O’Brien, one of the state’s best-known in the sport and also the girls’ aunt; she is fighting ovarian cancer for the second time – Observer & Eccentric

Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 30, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City’s Carter Patrick reached 1,000 career points in his team’s 59-31 season-opening win over Sandusky – Bay City Times

2. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 5 Warren De La Salle Collegiate came back from three goals down to defeat Riverview Gabriel Richard 5-4 in Catholic League Bishop playoff action – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Swan Valley opened a new court with a new coach and a 57-39 win over Midland – Saginaw News

4. HOCKEY Gladwin improved to 1-0-1 in its first season with a 5-5 tie against Petoskey – MI Sports Now

5. HOCKEY A big third period helped Division 3 No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic move past Division 2 No. 7 Bay City 5-1 – WJRT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Landon Kulawiak scored 32 points as Buckley downed Mesick 60-37 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Central Montcalm moved to 2-0 with a 50-37 win over Carson City-Crystal – Greenville Daily News

8. HOCKEY Midland downed Bay Area 7-2 to improve to 2-0 – Midland Daily News

9. HOCKEY Holland West Ottawa evened its record with a 4-2 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – FOX 17