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: 6/9/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 9, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids clinched a Division 2 Regional title with a 2-0 win over top-ranked Spring Lake – FOX 17

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 Hudsonville earned its first Regional title in this sport with a 1-0 Division 1 win over No. 7 Portage Central – Grand Rapids Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Grosse Ile ended this season’s run for reigning Division 3 champion and current No. 5 Williamston, 2-1 – Lansing State Journal

4. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 overtime win over New Baltimore Anchor Bay – Oakland Press

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Northville also advanced in Division 1, downing No. 13 Grand Blanc 2-0 – MLIVE-Detroit

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden claimed a Division 2 Regional title with a 3-0 win over No. 15 St. Clair – Mid-Michigan Now

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Flint Powers Catholic advanced in Division 3 with 2-0 win over No. 8 Warren Regina – WJRT

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids repeated as a Regional champion with a 2-1 win over Freeland in Division 3 – Up North Live

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 15 Saline moved on in Division 1 thanks to a 1-0 overtime win over Canton – Ann Arbor News

10. GIRLS SOCCER Top-ranked Hudsonville Unity Christian earned a Division 3 Regional title with a 6-0 victory over Grand Rapids Catholic Central – Grand Rapids Press