Today In The MHSAA: 9/15/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 15, 2021

1. CROSS COUNTRY Pinckney’s Caleb Jarema and Ann Arbor Pioneer’s Rachel Forsyth added impressive wins to their season’s work at the combined Southeastern Conference jamboree. On the team side, Pioneer swept victories; the girls are No. 1 and the boys No. 2 in their respective Lower Peninsula Division 1 rankings – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. VOLLEYBALL Facing game point, Division 2 honorable mention Dundee scored the final six of the fifth set to get past Blissfield – Monroe News

3. CROSS COUNTRY Hart swept West Michigan Conference jamboree wins; the girls are No. 1 in LPD3 and the boys are No. 2 – Local Sports Journal

4. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 top-ranked Richland Gull Lake moved to 11-0 with a 5-1 win over Kalamazoo Loy Norrix – WWMT

5. BOYS TENNIS Cadillac avenged last season’s 6-2 loss to Traverse City West with a 5-3 victory – Cadillac News

6. CROSS COUNTRY Marysville swept Macomb Area Conference Blue jamborees – Macomb Daily

7. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 8 McBain improved to 15-1-1 with wins over Lake City and LeRoy Pine River – Cadillac News

8. VOLLEYBALL Fruitport earned a four-set rivalry win over Spring Lake – Grand Haven Tribune

9. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 honorable mention White Lake Lakeland downed Walled Lake Central in Lakes Valley Conference play – Oakland Press

10. VOLLEYBALL Grand Blanc came back from losing the first set to defeat Flint Powers Catholic in four – WJRT

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Traverse City Central and Traverse City West announced they’ll leave the Big North Conference for the Saginaw Valley League beginning with the 2022 season, for football only – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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