Today in the MHSAA: 9/24/15

September 24, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Michigan’s athletes are in midseason form as we head into the final weekend of September, and some of Wednesday’s performances in cross country and golf are proof they’re hitting stride.

Cross Country

St. Joseph sophomore Anna Fischer, one of the top freshmen at last season’s MHSAA Finals, edged Portage Northern freshman Peyton Witt to win Wednesday’s Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West race – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills senior Madison Goen continued her streak of winning every race she’s run this season, going 18 minutes flat as Kenowa edged Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 27-28 – Grand Rapids Press

Girls Golf

Macomb Lutheran North, No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 4, broke its school record for the second time this week, shooting 330 to win the Macomb County Golf Invitational; sophomore Serena Nguyen was the medalist at 77 – Macomb Daily

Boys Soccer

Midland edged Bay City Western 2-1 in Saginaw Valley League North play despite the 25th goal this season for the Warriors Ty Fulco – Bay City Times

Ortonville Brandon, No. 20 in Division 2, edged Flint Metro League foe Fenton 1-0 after a shootout; Brandon also beat Clio in a shootout Monday – Oakland Press

Petoskey’s 4-0 win over Elk Rapids was its sixth shutout in seven games and fourth straight; the Northmen are No. 14 in Division 2 – Petoskey News

Boys Tennis

Port Huron Northern, No. 8 in LP Division 1, downed St. Clair 6-2 to claim the MAC Red championship outright, its first league title since 2011 – Port Huron Times-Herald


Class C top-ranked Bronson downed Class D No. 5 Mendon in three sets in a matchup of two of southwest Michigan’s top teams – Sturgis Journal

Kent City, an honorable mention in Class C, downed No. 10 Morley-Stanwood in four sets to move into first place alone in the Central State Activities Association Silver – Big Rapids News

Today in the MHSAA: 12/11/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 11, 2023

1. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central downed No. 2 Brighton 7-1 to highlight the KLAA-MIHL Showcase; of note, the Bulldogs were without multiple all-staters – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. WRESTLING Hastings finished first and Montague second at the East Jackson Girls Wrestling Tournament – CatchMark SportsNet

3. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Hartland defeated Division 2 top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 3-1 also at the KLAA-MIHL Showcase – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. WRESTLING White Pigeon went 5-0 at the Lansing Waverly Invitational, earning coach Jay Sosinski his 400th win along the way – Sturgis Journal

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gabby Piepho made a school-record eight 3-pointers to lead Howell past Farmington Hills Mercy 60-59 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOWLING Coldwater’s girls earned a three-peat at the Trojan Baker Bash with a championship match win over Coloma – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 7 Marquette finished a weekend sweep of No. 10 Sault Ste. Marie with a 4-2 victory – Upper Michigan Source

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 8 Hancock downed Division 2 No. 7 Saginaw Heritage 5-2 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Josiah Brabson went over 1,000 career points as Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian downed Boyne Falls 64-38 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. WRESTLING Reed City went 4-1 at the Big Rapids Invitational as twins Izaiah and Elijah Lentz both earned their 100th career victories – Big Rapids Pioneer