Today in the MHSAA: 9/16/19

September 16, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

We’re a month away from the start of the postseason in most sports, but many of the state’s best got looks at the competition this weekend at prestigious invitationals for cross country, volleyball and girls swimming & diving.

1. Cross Country: The Brighton boys – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – finished first, and the LPD2 No. 1 East Grand Rapids girls finished second to a team from Ohio as the top in-state performers in the Elite race at the Spartan Invitational at Michigan State University –

2. Volleyball: Division 1 No. 3 Lowell won the Farmington Hills Mercy Invitational, sweeping the host and top-ranked Marlins in the final – Oakland Press

3. Girls Swimming & Diving: Zeeland claimed the West Michigan Relays title at Grand Haven, edging runner-up and LPD3 No. 1 East Grand Rapids by two points –

4. Cross Country: The LPD1 No. 3 Dexter boys and LPD1 No. 5 Salem girls were Division I winners, and Saugatuck swept its division’s races among many at the Holly Invitational –

5. Cross Country: Saline (LPD1 No. 4 girls, No. 6 boys) swept the Division 1 races, while the LPD2 honorable mention Tecumseh girls and Adrian boys also were team champions at the 51st Huron Invitational –

6. Volleyball: Division 3 honorable mention Morley Stanwood repeated as Big Rapids Crossroads Invitational champion, sweeping Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart in the final – Big Rapids News

7. Volleyball: Kingsford continued its tournament success this fall with the championship at the Gladstone Rock Invitational – Iron Mountain Daily News

8. Volleyball: Division 4 No. 5 Mendon lost only one set on the day and defeated Reading in the final in winning the Union City Tournament – Sturgis Journal

9. Volleyball: Manton also lost only one set in claiming its invitational, downing Charlevoix in the final – Cadillac News

10. Cross Country: The LPD1 No. 4 Romeo boys and Sterling Heights Stevenson girls claimed Autumn Classic championships – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 4/12/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 12, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Petoskey improved to 3-0 and without allowing a goal this season after shutting out Division 4 No. 8 Harbor Springs 4-0 – Petoskey News-Review

2. SOFTBALL Kayla Milarch threw a five-inning no-hitter as Buckley split with Fife Lake Forest Area – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. GIRLS SOCCER Waterford Kettering downed rival Mott 3-0 for the Waterford Cup – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Blanc edged Dow/Midland 9-8 – Midland Daily News

5. BOYS GOLF Holland shot a 163 to edge Zeeland West by a stroke at the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green jamboree – Local Sports Journal

6. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 6 Hartland held on for a 2-1 win over Brighton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. GIRLS SOCCER Cadillac improved to 2-1-1 with a 1-0 win over Ludington – Cadillac News

8. SOFTBALL North Muskegon swept Ludington over a combined eight innings – Ludington Daily News