Today in the MHSAA: 9/3/15

September 3, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Exciting soccer finishes, plus news from volleyball, girls golf and cross country top today’s headlines from media across the state.

Cross Country

The biggest school at the Battle Creek All-City Invitational swept the team titles, with Lakeview’s boys and girls both winning; the top racers from the smallest school, Battle Creek St. Philip’s Ava Strenge and Jack Greenman, won the individual titles – Battle Creek Enquirer

Girls Golf

Same players, new coach, and Muskegon Mona Shores is back among the elite with a win in the Ottawa-Kent Black on Wednesday after finishing second in the first league jamboree – Muskegon Chronicle

Boys Soccer

Portage Central won a battle of undefeated teams from the Kalamazoo area, downing Mattawan 1-0 with a second-half goal – Kalamazoo Gazette

Ludington scored three goals over a 10-minute second-half span to win a high-scoring 5-3 matchup with Whitehall – Ludington Daily News

Saginaw Heritage freshman keeper Joseph Horwath became a wall over the final two minutes as the Hawks edged Valley Lutheran 3-2 – Saginaw News


Camden-Frontier came back from two sets down to beat Hillsdale Academy, claiming the deciding game 15-13 – Hillsdale Daily News

New Baltimore Anchor Bay improved to 12-1-2 this fall under first-year coach Brittany McGinnis, a former standout at Fraser, by beating her alma mater and two others – Macomb Daily

Good reads

Most of the competitors at Frankenmuth’s Patriot Cup girls golf tournament were toddlers or only a little older on Sept. 11, 2001, so the Eagles will host 21 teams in remembrance of the victims of attacks and those who continue to serve – Saginaw News

Charlevoix dedicated its recently purchased football scoreboard Friday to late coach Don Carey, who led multiple teams at the school over nearly three decades – Charlevoix Courier

Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 28, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington opened this winter with an 82-57 win over Grant thanks in part to David Schillinger’s 40 points – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted started its season at Little Caesars Arena with a 60-33 win over Hanover-Horton – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Addison went on a run late to open with a 62-57 overtime win over Hudson – Jackson Citizen Patriot

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Birch Run opened with a 58-36 win over Burton Bentley – WNEM

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake City tipped off the season with a 36-21 win over Mesick – Up North Live

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Charlevoix opened with a 65-41 win over Ellsworth – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee opened with a win as well, 56-24 over Onekama – Manistee News Advocate

Also of note …

FOOTBALL East Kentwood has hired championship-winning Detroit Martin Luther King coach Tyrone Spencer to take over its program – WOOD TV