Today in the MHSAA: 9/2/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 2, 2022

(We’ll cover Week 2 football in full in next week's “1st & Goal.”)

1. CROSS COUNTRY Marquette swept championships at its Dale Phillips Invitational; both Marquette teams are ranked No. 1 in Upper Peninsula Division 1 – Upper Michigan Source

2. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City West shot a 368 to edge Central by two strokes and win the Petoskey Invitational – Cadillac News

3. BOYS TENNIS LPD2 No. 8 Traverse City Central split singles and swept doubles to defeat Maple City Glen Lake – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. GIRLS GOLF Ludington shot a 186 to win the second West Michigan Conference jamboree – Ludington Daily News

5. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids defeated Reed City 2-0 – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Clinton and Onsted were winners from the Adrian area – Adrian Daily Telegram

Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 4, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern was first and Battle Creek Lakeview second at the 76th Cereal Bowl Relays – Battle Creek Enquirer

2. GYMNASTICS Sophia Wagner set two school records in her team’s Escanaba Elks Invitational win – Escanaba Daily Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Curtis Ciborski also set a school record scoring 50 points in Bloomingdale’s 77-37 victory over Martin – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Matt Mellendorf scored the game-winner as Cass City edged Saginaw Nouvel 54-53 – Saginaw News

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber’s Connor Dowd won the Bobcat Pentathlon by a point – Bay City Times

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Howell opened its weekend by handing Division 3 No. 8 Hancock its first loss, 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Goodrich edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 58-55 – Flint Journal

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 4 Traverse Bay Reps posted an 8-1 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. HOCKEY Romeo edged Lake Orion 4-3 after scoring three second-period goals – Macomb Daily

10-. BOYS BASKETBALL Benton Harbor rode a strong second quarter to a 72-62 win over Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

GRAND HAVEN Grand Haven superintendent Scott Grimes, the president of the MHSAA Representative Council, will retire at the end of this school year – Grand Haven Tribune

MEDIA Longtime Macomb Daily sportswriter George Pohly is retiring after 39 years – Macomb Daily