Today in the MHSAA: 9/25/19

September 25, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A Detroit suburban matchup of statewide importance on the volleyball court and another league title clinched in boys soccer top a Wednesday list also filled with upsets plus a few stories of special interest.

1. Volleyball: Division 1 top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy handed No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Marian its first defeat, moving to 27-1 with the sweep – State Champs Sports Network

2. Boys Soccer: Division 4 No. 4 North Muskegon shut out Whitehall 4-0 to finish a perfect title run through West Michigan Conference play – Local Sports Journal

3. Boys Soccer: Saline remained unbeaten in Southeastern Conference Red play with a 2-1 win over Division 1 No. 7 Ann Arbor Skyline – Saline Post

4. Boys Soccer: Holland West Ottawa earned a 3-1 upset over Division 1 No. 10 Caledonia – Holland Sentinel

5. Volleyball: Dexter swept second-place Tecumseh to remain in first in the SEC White – Chelsea Sun Times News

6. Boys Soccer: Traverse City Central also earned an upset, downing Division 2 No. 15 Gaylord 2-0 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Cross Country: The Munising Invitational featured mostly familiar winners plus a new one – Marquette’s Upper Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked teams swept, Negaunee’s Emily Paupore won her fourth straight invitational and Gladstone sophomore Giovanni Mathews won his first – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Cross Country: Dexter’s LPD1 No. 3 boys and Tecumseh’s LPD2 No. 14 girls finished first ahead of loaded fields at the latest SEC White jamboree – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. Boys Soccer: Dearborn Divine Child shut out Division 3 No. 9 Macomb Lutheran North 4-0 – Macomb Daily

10. Boys Soccer: First-year program Watervliet improved to 6-4-1 with a win over Buchanan – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Today in the MHSAA: 5/22/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 22, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 10 Brownstown Woodhaven edged No. 6 Allen Park 10-9, ending the Jaguars' 14-year reign as a Downriver League champions with its first outright league title in this sport – Southgate News-Herald

2. TRACK & FIELD Kingsley swept championships at the 62nd Northwest Conference championship meet and in the Stags’ last season in the league; the Kingsley girls are ranked No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 3  Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. SOFTBALL Zeeland West clinched the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green title with a 3-2 walk-off win over Division 1 honorable mention Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Holland Sentinel

4. TRACK & FIELD The Midland Dow girls and Midland High boys claimed Saginaw Valley League championship meet wins – Midland Daily News

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 6 Saginaw Swan Valley clinched a share of the Tri-Valley Conference Red title with a 10-inning win over No. 8 Frankenmuth, and will attempt to reign outright today – Saginaw News

6. BASEBALL Division 2 top-ranked Flint Powers Catholic swept Midland Dow on a record-setting day to claim its first SVL championship in this sport – WJRT

7. SOFTBALL Marysville downed Utica 8-6 to clinch the Macomb Area Conference White title – Macomb Daily

8. TRACK & FIELD Brownstown Woodhaven continued girls and boys championship streaks in the Downriver League; the Woodhaven girls are No. 6 in LPD1 – Southgate News-Herald

9. TRACK & FIELD The Saugatuck girls and LPD4 No. 2 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep boys won Southwestern Athletic Conference championship meets – Holland Sentinel

10. SOFTBALL/BASEBALL The Division 2 No. 7 Goodrich softball team and Flushing baseball team won overall Flint Metro League championships – WJRT Softball | Baseball

Also of note …

BASEBALL Muskegon Oakridge swept Montague to finish as outright champion in the West Michigan Conference – Local Sports Journal

TRACK & FIELD The Monroe Jefferson and Erie Mason girls and Ottawa Lake Whiteford and Milan boys won league meets – Monroe News

GIRLS SOCCER Saugatuck and Holland Black River played to a 1-1 draw to share the SAC Lakeshore championship – Holland Sentinel

SOFTBALL Division 3 No. 5 Evart earned a share of the Highland Conference title with a sweep of Roscommon – Cadillac News