Today in the MHSAA: 9/19/17

September 19, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Safety: Hemlock girls tennis coach Dean Rusch saved a life while deejaying a wedding for his entertainment company, using an AED he keeps on hand as a coach – WNEM

2. Girls Golf: Top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood edged No. 2 Macomb Lutheran North by a stroke in a match of Lower Peninsula Division 3 contenders – Oakland Press

3. Girls Golf: LPD1 top-ranked Traverse City West clinched its eighth straight tournament win, shooting a 341 to claim the Charlevoix Lady Rayder Classic by 12 strokes – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Girls Golf: LPD2 No. 3 St. Joseph posted an impressive win at the Point O’Wood Invitational, shooting a 356 to edge LPD4 No. 1 Kalamazoo Hackett by nine strokes – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Girls Golf: Coldwater won the nine-team Onsted Invitational with a 348, its season-low tournament score – Coldwater Daily Reporter

6. Cross Country: In what has to be a first, Houghton standouts Clayton Sayen and Seth Helman decided in the home stretch of the Calumet Invitational who would cross the finish first by playing rock-paper-scissors; Chassell’s Lela Rautiola won the girls race by 39 seconds – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

7. Boys Soccer: Buckley downed Kingsley 5-1 as Ridge Beeman tallied his fifth hat trick of this fall – Cadillac News

8. Girls Golf: Pinckney improved to 10-1 in the Southeastern Conference White in its first season in the league with a 40-stroke win over Tecumseh – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. Fans: Redford Union has dedicated the 2017-18 school year to longtime fan and alum Jimmy Rollin, who died in July and was a supporter of the school’s teams. Union will have a moment of silence for him at the home opener for each varsity sport – Observer & Eccentric

10. Girls Swimming & Diving: Mull is a well-known last name in Lansing area swimming, and Grand Ledge sophomore Lola Mull is upholding her family’s reputation for pool excellence – Lansing State Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 4/11/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 11, 2024

1. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 19 Freeland earned a pair of 10-0 wins over Division 3 No. 9 Midland Bullock Creek – Midland Daily News

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central shut out No. 14 Grand Rapids Christian 3-0 – FOX 17

3. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 2 Vicksburg swept Division 1 honorable mention Grand Haven 12-9 and 10-0 – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. SOFTBALL Traverse City St. Francis edged Division 3 honorable mention Evart 2-1, but Evart came back to win the second game 12-3 – Up North Live

5. SOFTBALL Hemlock and Division 2 honorable mention Frankenmuth split, the Eagles winning 6-0 and the Huskies coming back for a 6-5 victory – Saginaw News

6. BASEBALL Napoleon’s Grant Bradley threw a five-inning perfect game in downing Hanover-Horton 10-0 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. BASEBALL Benji Allen also threw a five-inning perfect game for Maple City Glen Lake in a 13-0 win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. BASEBALL A pair of Macomb Dakota pitchers teamed up to no-hit Clinton Township Chippewa Valley 10-0 – Macomb Daily

9. SOFTBALL Ava Bradford hit three home runs during Division 3 honorable mention Leslie’s sweep of Brooklyn Columbia Central – Lansing State Journal

10. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 10 New Boston Huron came back late to defeat Flat Rock 12-9 – Southgate News-Herald