Today in the MHSAA: 9/27/19

October 1, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Thursday provided championship opportunities for a few teams looking to avenge past years’ defeats – and Muskegon Mona Shores girls golf, Spring Lake boys soccer and Ishpeming Westwood girls tennis took advantage to top today’s list.

1. Girls Golf: Mona Shores broke Reeths-Puffer’s three-year hold on the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship by shooting a 372 to edge runner-up Whitehall, which is ranked No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Local Sports Journal

2. Boys Soccer: Division 2 No. 12 Spring Lake got past two-time reigning Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue champion Grand Rapids Catholic Central 5-1 to clinch the league title – Grand Haven Tribune

3. Girls Tennis: Ishpeming Westwood swept singles and won two doubles flights to claim the Mid-Peninsula Conference tournament title ahead of runner-up and three-time reigning champ Negaunee – Marquette Mining Journal

4. Girls Swimming & Diving: Ann Arbor Pioneer continued to build on its top ranking in LPD1 with a 136-50 win over No. 10 Ann Arbor Huron – We Love Ann Arbor

5. Cross Country: Harbor Springs swept Class B/C titles (boys are ranked No. 12 in LPD3, and girls are an honorable mention), and the LPD4 No. 8 Petoskey St. Michael boys and Mackinaw City girls also won Mackinaw City Invitational titles – Petoskey News-Review

6. Boys Soccer: Division 4 No. 3 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian stayed unbeaten in Lakes 8 Conference play while handing a first league loss to Ludington, 1-0 – Local Sports Journal

7. Boys Soccer: Fremont and Newaygo played to a 1-1 draw in a matchup of teams that both finished without a loss in Central State Activities Association Gold play – Local Sports Journal

8. Boys Soccer: Traverse City West won the latest matchup with rival Central, 2-1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Volleyball: Onaway swept Gaylord St. Mary to remain perfect in Ski Valley Conference play – Alpena News

10. Volleyball: Petersburg Summerfield came back from a two-set deficit to get past Ottawa Lake Whiteford in five – Monroe Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 2/28/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 28, 2024

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc clinched its first Saginaw Valley League championship with a 45-37 winner-take-all victory over Midland Dow – WJRT

2. HOCKEY No. 9 Port Huron Northern downed No. 4 Warren De La Salle Collegiate 2-1 to claim a Division 2 Regional title – Port Huron Times Herald

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fremont finished a West Michigan Conference Lakes championship run, and first title outright since 1978, with a 42-38 win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Frankenmuth won a rematch of last season’s Division 2 Final, 44-36 at Lansing Catholic – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Springport downed Concord 54-46 to clinch a share of the Big 8 Conference title as both were tied for first entering the contest – Jackson Citizen Patriot

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Troy clinched the Oakland Activities Association Blue championship with a 58-57 win over Troy Athens – Oakland Press

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Indian River Inland Lakes completed an outright championship in the Ski Valley Conference with a 44-38 win over Gaylord St. Mary – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Portland St. Patrick downed Laingsburg 56-29 to clinch an outright championship in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference – Lansing State Journal

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Temperance Bedford finished an outright title run in the Southeastern Conference Red with a 37-32 win over Ann Arbor Pioneer – Monroe News

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake Michigan Conference champion Elk Rapids defeated Northwest Conference champion Kingsley 41-32 – Traverse City Record-Eagle