Today in the MHSAA: 9/15/17

September 15, 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: Chassell’s girls – No. 1 in Upper Peninsula Division 3 – edged UPD2 No. 1 Ishpeming in the girls race of the Hancock Invitational, while the UPD1 No. 2 Houghton boys dominated their race – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette 

2. Cross Country: The Pewamo-Westphalia girls (LPD3 No. 4) and No. 3 Saugatuck boys topped loaded fields at the Ithaca Invitational, P-W’s girls ahead of the No. 6 Saugatuck girls and Saugatuck’s boys ahead of No. 5 P-W – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 

3. Boys Soccer: Stevensville Lakeshore continued a recent surge with an impressive 4-1 win over Division 2 No. 7 St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium 

4. Cross Country: Harbor Springs won the large schools co-ed Boyne City Invitational by a point over Petoskey, and Ellsworth won the small-school race – Petoskey News-Review 

5. Volleyball: Trenton downed reigning champion Allen Park in a Downriver League match to remain undefeated in league play – Southgate News Herald 

6. Boys Soccer: Birmingham Brother Rice stayed undefeated on the season with a 3-1 win over Catholic League Central rival Warren DeLaSalle – Detroit News 

7. Volleyball: Class D No. 10 Rudyard continued to hold court with a four-set win over Engadine in Eastern U.P. Conference play – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News 

8. Boys Soccer: Connor Lund had three goals and an assist to lead Division 1 No. 10 Grand Haven past Rockford 5-2 – Local Sports Journal

9. Football: It’s impossible to not applaud athletes working hard while they wait their turns – in this case, three Pinckney seniors who hardly saw the field in 2016 but are making big contributions this fall – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. Girls Swimming & Diving: DeWitt freshman Jordyn Shipps is the daughter of her school’s most celebrated swimmer ever, Steve Shipps, and she’s quickly showing plenty of talent as well for the LPD3 honorable mention Panthers – Lansing State Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 6/10/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 10, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central finished a perfect season, and Brighton won its third straight Finals title –

2. BOYS GOLF Orchard Lake St. Mary’s won its first Finals championship in this sport, and Detroit Catholic Central, Traverse City St. Francis and Clarkston Everest Collegiate also were victorious –

3. BOYS LACROSSE Detroit Catholic Central surged during the second half, and Detroit Country Day posted one of the highest scoring totals in Finals history as they clinched championships –

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 top-ranked Gaylord downed honorable mention Essexville Garber and then No. 5 Escanaba to clinch a Regional title – Petoskey News-Review

5. SOFTBALL No. 7 Hillman scored a combined 29 runs to defeat Rudyard and Indian River Inland Lakes in Division 4, and broke the MHSAA record for runs in a season – Alpena News

6. BASEBALL No. 10 Norway earned its first trip to the Semifinals with a 3-2 win over No. 12 Rudyard in Division 4 – Iron Mountain Daily News

7. SOFTBALL No. 8 Clare claimed its first Regional title since 1986, defeating St. Louis and honorable mention Standish-Sterling in Division 3 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian advanced to the Division 4 Semifinals with a shootout win over No. 13 Elk Rapids – MI Sports Now

9. SOFTBALL Honorable mention New Lothrop advanced in Division 3 with wins over honorable mention Otisville-LakeVille Memorial and No. 6  Cass City – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BASEBALL No. 15 Spring Lake advanced to the Semifinals for the first time since 1995 with an 11-5 win over Petoskey in Division 2 – Muskegon Chronicle