Today in the MHSAA: 9/15/16

September 15, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The spikes fell, and so did some favorites on the volleyball court Wednesday, with a Detroit Catholic League rivalry match the headliner of the day’s statewide action.

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 Ubly girls continued to dominate local competition, winning their home invitational by 21 points; Cass City won the boys race by just two ahead of Bad Axe – Huron Daily Tribune

Girls Golf

South Lyon East broke a school record shooting 332 to win the Oakland County Division II championship – Oakland Press

Boys Soccer

Division 4 No. 5 Leland needed a 5-4 advantage in a shootout to edge Buckley 1-0 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Mohamed Said scored four goals to push Melvindale past Gibraltar Carlson 4-3 in a key Downriver League matchup – Southgate News-Herald


Class A honorable mention Bloomfield Hills Marian upset No. 4 Farmington Hills Mercy in four sets – Oakland Press

Pittsford, ranked No. 5 in Class D featuring key players from the MHSAA champion basketball team, swept Waldron – Hillsdale Daily News

Traverse City West handed Petoskey the latter’s first loss this season, in five sets – Petoskey News

Good Read

Marshall’s Corey Dexter and his family, including two younger brothers, are facing their first football season without dad Chad, who died after a bout with cancer earlier this year – Battle Creek Enquirer

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press