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: 5/21/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 21, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Morenci earned coach Kay Johnson her 1,000th career victory, 8-5 over East Jackson – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland Dow swept Flint Powers Catholic to claim the Saginaw Valley League title on a record-setting day – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 11 Essexville Garber claimed its fifth-straight league title with a draw against No. 14 Freeland in the Tri-Valley Conference Red – Bay City Times

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Milan and Division 1 No. 5 Saline finished off championship runs in their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference – Ann Arbor News

5. TRACK & FIELD The McBain girls – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – and Manton boys won Highland Conference championships – Cadillac News |

6. BASEBALL Division 3 No. 14 Grass Lake finished its run to a fourth-straight Cascades Conference championship with a pair of wins over Brooklyn Columbia Central – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. GIRLS TENNIS Grosse Ile swept Riverview to finish an undefeated Huron League dual season – Southgate News-Herald

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Otsego advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over Middleville Thornapple Kellogg – FOX 17

9. BOYS LACROSSE Oxford broke a tie after the third quarter to defeat Holly/Ortonville Brandon 12-8 in Division 1 Regional play – WJRT

10. BOYS LACROSSE New Baltimore Anchor Bay downed Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 13-6 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Macomb Daily