Today in the MHSAA: 9/27/17

September 27, 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. Volleyball: Class A No. 3 Lake Orion swept rival and No. 6-ranked Clarkston to create a three-way tie for first in the Oakland Activities Association Red with honorable mention Rochester Hills Stoney Creek – Oakland Press

2. Girls Golf: Brighton, No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, shot a 306 to finish 24 strokes ahead of runner-up and No. 7 Northville and win the Jim Sander Memorial Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Cross Country: The Houghton boys (UPD1 No. 1) and Negaunee girls (UPD1 No. 3) won El Harger Memorial Invitational championships in Munising, Houghton’s boys ahead of Ishpeming (UPD2 No. 1) and Negaunee’s girls ahead of Sault Ste. Marie (UPD1 No. 1) – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

4. Boys Soccer: North Farmington goalkeeper Zach Shuk earned his sixth straight shutout in a 2-0 win over Birmingham Seaholm – Detroit News

5. Volleyball: Macomb Dakota stayed undefeated in the Macomb Area Conference Red with a sweep of New Baltimore Anchor Bay; both teams are honorable mentions in Class A – Macomb Daily

6. Girls Swimming & Diving: LPD2 No. 10 Byron Center came on strong at the end to edge LPD1 honorable mention Zeeland 96-89 – Holland Sentinel

7. Girls Golf: LPD2 top-ranked Midland Dow shot a 324 to win its own invitational, finishing 20 strokes better than the field – Midland Daily News

8. Girls Golf: LPD2 No. 3 St. Joseph continued its season dominance, winning the Sturgis Invitational with a 354, four strokes ahead of Battle Creek Lakeview – Sturgis Journal

9. Volleyball: Lake Linden-Hubbell has won seven straight league championships and took a big step toward making it eight with a sweep of top challenger Chassell – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

10. Volleyball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer stopped four-time reigning Ottawa-Kent Conference Black champion Muskegon Mona Shores in five sets – Local Sports Journal

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