Today in the MHSAA: 9/25/15

September 25, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Here’s some great Friday morning reading, including a look at some of the special impacts made on the football field from a coach fighting to stay on the sideline and two more recently retired from it.

Girls Golf

Frankenmuth saw all of its scoring records fall this week, for 18-hole team, 18-hole individual, 9-hole team and 9-hole individual – Saginaw News

Boys Soccer

Portage Central rebounded off its first loss of the season earlier this week to beat Division 2 No. 19 Stevensville Lakeshore 1-0 – Kalamazoo Gazette


Class A No. 4 Grand Haven downed No. 10 Rockford 3-1, gaining an edge in the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red standings – Muskegon Chronicle 

Class D No. 10 Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart lost the first set against annual power Beal City but came back to win the next three – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Good Reads

Gibraltar Carlson’s Zach Kohn stars in three sports, managing his time to train for them all, and locked down a Division I scholarship for baseball – Monroe Evening News

Battle Creek Harper Creek’s Ed Greenman and Battle Creek Pennfield’s Nick Koenigsknecht stepped away from the football sideline this season after a combined 44 years. They share some of their thoughts from the other side of the field – Battle Creek Enquirer

Tonight’s Richmond/Almont football game will be “Kocher Strong Night” in honor of Richmond co-coach John Kocher, who continues his fight against cancer – Port Huron Times-Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2024

1. HOCKEY No. 6 Sault Ste. Marie claimed a Division 3 Regional title with a 3-0 win over No. 2 Marquette – Upper Michigan’s Source

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield defeated Grand Blanc, and Frankenmuth downed Detroit Edison in a pair of massive nonleague regular-season finales – WNEM

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Olivia Flynn became Harbor Springs’ all-time leading scorer with more than 1,600 points and a season to play – Petoskey News-Review

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Clarkston Everest Collegiate claimed a Division 4 District title with a 58-48 win over Genesee Christian – WJRT

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Trenton defeated Brownstown Woodhaven 57-44 to finish an outright championship run in the Downriver League – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL White Pigeon and Cassopolis shared the Southwest 10 Conference title thanks in part to White Pigeon’s 51-39 win over Marcellus – Sturgis Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Belleville claimed the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association title with a 54-46 win over Howell – Detroit News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wyoming Potter’s House Christian’s Anyieth Nhial and Hart’s Addi Hovey both went over 1,000 career points in Hart’s 54-47 win – WZZM

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord St. Mary advanced to a Division 4 District Final with a 63-60 overtime victory over Central Lake – Petoskey News-Review

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Williamston and Grand Ledge also defeated ranked opponents, Portland and Jackson Northwest, respectively – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Miss Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Cousino’s Kasi Pearson reached 1,000 career points in her team’s 38-35 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grace Chinavare went over 1,000 career points as Sanford Meridian defeated Pinconning 64-22 – Midland Daily News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Kate Stemmer set Saline career records for assists and steals in her team’s 56-23 win over East Jackson – Ann Arbor News