Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/17

September 22, 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. Cross Country: The Manton boys, an honorable mention in Lower Peninsula Division 3, and No. 4-ranked Traverse City St. Francis girls claimed championships at the Kingsley Invitational – Cadillac News | Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Cross Country: The Chassell girls (UPD3 No. 1) and Houghton boys (UPD1 No. 1) continued their front-running ways with wins at the Dollar Bay Invitational – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

3. Girls Golf: Traverse City West – No. 2 in LPD1 – continued to shine with a win at Wequetonsing Golf Club, and Harbor Springs continued to come in just behind the Titans as the top Division 3-4 team at the tournament – Petoskey News-Review

4. Volleyball: Sault Ste. Marie edged reigning Straits Area Conference champion and Class D No. 10 Rudyard, 2-1 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

5. Boys Soccer: Unranked Troy won its sixth straight game, 3-0 over Division 2 No. 19 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep – Oakland Press

6. Cross Country: The unranked Boyne City teams swept the Indian River Inland Lakes Invitational races – Gaylord Herald Times

7. Boys Soccer: Saginaw Heritage improved to 10-2-2 in handing Midland Dow its first Saginaw Valley League loss, 2-1 – Midland Daily News

8. Boys Soccer: Reigning Division 3 champion and current No. 6 Grand Rapids Catholic Central pulled away from Spring Lake, 2-0 – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Girls Swimming & Diving: Trenton swimmers this school year are for the first time competing in a building now named after longtime coach Jim Lawrence, who was co-coach on the 1995 girls LP Class B championship team – Southgate News Herald

10. Football: The MHSAA record for longest field goal is 59 yards; Northville’s Jake Moody, already with a 57-yarder, could rise to the top of the list – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 2/26/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 26, 2024

1. WRESTLING All four 2023 champions – Detroit Catholic Central, Lowell, Dundee and Hudson – repeated at the weekend’s 2024 Team Wrestling Finals –

2. COMPETITIVE CHEER Rochester Hills Stoney Creek edged Adams by less than a point to win their Division 1 Regional – Oakland Press

3. COMPETITIVE CHEER Allen Park outpaced Gibraltar Carlson by just more than two points to win their Division 2 Regional – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SWIMMNG & DIVING Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer held on against No. 2 Saline to win the Southeastern Conference Red championship – Saline Post

5. HOCKEY No. 9 Flint Powers Catholic advanced to a Division 3 Regional Final with a 4-3 triple-overtime win over No. 8 Jackson Lumen Christi – WJRT

6. BOWLING Macomb Dakota swept girls and boys Regional team championships; Dakota’s girls are ranked No. 2 in Division 1, and the boys are No. 4 – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Bay City John Glenn won the Independent Swim Conference title, ending Essexville Garber’s championship streak at three – Bay City Times

8. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow held off Grand Blanc to win the Saginaw Valley League title; they are honorable mentions in LPD2 and LPD1, respectively – Midland Daily News

9. BOWLING Zeeland’s Rylee Smith clinched her Division 1 Regional singles title with a 300 in her final game – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Owosso finished a season sweep of the Flint Metro League – Owosso Argus-Press

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Bark River-Harris downed Munising 52-31 to clinch the Skyline Central Conference Large schools title – Escanaba Daily Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart clinched a third-straight league title outright by downing Holton in the West Michigan Conference Rivers – Ludington Daily News

BOYS BASKETBALL Parker LePla reached 1,000 career points in Goodrich’s 57-52 win over Lake Fenton in the Flint Metro League Tournament final – Mid-Michigan Now