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: 6/13/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 13, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 5 Grosse Ile advanced in Division 3 with a shootout win over No. 12 Detroit Country Day – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Bloomfield Hills Marian scored the lone goal of its Division 2 Semifinal win against DeWitt – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Top-ranked Spring Lake earned a Division 2 Final berth with a 1-0 win over Holland Christian – Grand Haven Tribune

4. GIRLS SOCCER Top-ranked Hudsonville Unity Christian will return to the Division 3 championship match thanks to a 5-0 win over No. 14 Freeland – Grand Rapids Press