Today in the MHSAA: 9/2/16

September 2, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Labor Day weekend meant Thursday again belonged to varsity football in most communities. We’ll cover those results in our weekly “Drive for Detroit” – but please read on to check out a few reports we’ve been saving, including a Michigan Olympian discussing her high school experience.

Leland’s Alisha Glass just finished setting the U.S. women’s volleyball team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and she’s the product in part of high school volleyball and the daughter of a high school coach – Traverse City Record-Eagle

David Ginsburg, a frequent speaker at the MHSAA/Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan “Reaching Higher” events and former college assistant coach, talks about the “real” benefits of high school sports – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Steve Johnson has officiated 13 MHSAA championship games, and now he’s being cheered by officials and many others statewide as he fights cancer – ABC-12

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News