Today In The MHSAA: 9/16/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 16, 2021

1. BOYS SOCCER Undefeated Saline handed Ann Arbor Pioneer its first defeat, 2-1 in Southeastern Conference Red play – Saline Post

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 No. 5 Cadillac won the final two sets to get past Traverse City Central in five – Cadillac News

3. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central shot a 348 to win the Ogemaw Heights Invitational – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

4. BOYS SOCCER Ogemaw Heights gave Division 4 No. 7 McBain Northern Michigan Christian its first loss, 2-0 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Clio handed Owosso its first defeat in league play and second overall, 3-0 – WJRT

6. BOYS SOCCER Armando Sanchez scored four goals for Fennville in its shutout of Saugatuck – Holland Sentinel

7. BOYS SOCCER Nathan Isbrecht scored all four goals in Watervliet’s shutout of Coloma – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

8. BOYS SOCCER Reigning Downriver League champion held off a rising contender in Lincoln Park, 2-0 – Southgate News-Herald

9. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 honorable mention Morley Stanwood earned a seventh-straight win with a sweep of Hesperia – Big Rapids Pioneer

10. BOYS SOCCER Grand Blanc also showed its defensive potential with a 2-0 shutout of Flint Powers Catholic – Flint Journal

Also of note …

PORTAGE NOTHERN A star basketball and soccer player at Portage Northern who later played both at Northwestern, Lisa Byington then launched a successful broadcasting career and now will become the first fulltime female play-by-play announcer for a men’s professional sports team in MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL when she begins as the Milwaukee Bucks’ lead voice this season – Holland Sentinel

Today in the MHSAA: 2/29/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 29, 2024

1. HOCKEY Adam Trzcinski scored three goals as No. 6 White Lake Lakeland edged No. 3 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 5-4 in a Division 2 Regional Final – MLIVE-Detroit

2. HOCKEY No. 4 Clarkston downed No. 3 Hartland 5-2 to advance to a Division 1 Quarterfinal, ending the Eagles’ 12-year Regional title streak – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Spring Lake ended Whitehall’s undefeated season with a 73-61 overtime win in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Grand Haven Tribune

4. HOCKEY No. 6 Livonia Stevenson emerged from double overtime with a 3-2 Division 1 Regional Final win over No. 9 Salem – Hometown Life

5. HOCKEY Top-ranked Houghton claimed another Division 3 Regional title with a 4-2 win over No. 5 Hancock – Upper Michigan’s Source

6. HOCKEY Saginaw Heritage repeated as a Regional champion with a 2-0 win over No. 5 Bay City in Division 2 – Mid-Michigan Now

7. HOCKEY No. 2 Brighton moved on in Division 1 with a 7-1 win over No. 8 Northville – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon Mona Shores upset Reeths-Puffer in a Division 1 District Semifinal, 52-49 – Local Sports Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Marion won its 10th-straight game and avenged an early 23-point loss to Baldwin by winning the Division 4 District Semifinal rematch 45-42 – Cadillac News

10. HOCKEY Midland held on for a 4-3 Division 2 Regional championship win over Traverse City Central – Midland Daily News