Today in the MHSAA: 9/17/19

September 17, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A freshman phenom on the golf course helped her team lead Monday’s list of notables as a trio of tournament champions drove their way to the top.

1. Girls Golf: Grand Blanc freshman Kate Brody continued her dazzling high school debut by taking first in leading the Bobcats – ranked No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – to the Genesee County Golf Championship victory; Grand Blanc finished two strokes lower than runner-up and LPD3 No. 1 Flint Powers Catholic – Flint Journal

2. Girls Golf: Coldwater outshot runner-up and LPD4 No. 9 Jackson Lumen Christi by six strokes to win the Onsted Invitational – Coldwater Daily Reporter

3. Girls Golf: Traverse City Central edged Traverse City West by a stroke to win the Charlevoix Classic against a field that also included LPD4 top-ranked Harbor Springs – Traverse City Record Eagle

4. Boys Soccer: Division 2 No. 8 Byron Center and Division 3 No. 1 Hudsonville Unity Christian played to a scoreless draw – FOX 17

5. Volleyball: Bloomfield Hills defeated Division 2 No. 4 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in five sets, after NDP downed Rochester Adams in four – Oakland Press

6. Boys Soccer: Hillsdale got past Michigan Center to stay in the mix for the Independent Soccer League West title – Hillsdale Daily News

7. Volleyball: Rock Mid Peninsula posted its first win ever over Munising, sweeping the Mustangs – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Boys Soccer: Vicksburg downed Sturgis for the first time in at least seven seasons, 1-0 –

9. Boys Soccer: After edging Riverview by just a goal in their first meeting this season, Division 3 No. 6 Grosse Ile came back to win big in the rematch – Southgate News-Herald

10. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 5 Midland Dow downed Bay City John Glenn to improve to 11-1 – Midland Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal