Today in the MHSAA: 9/9/16

September 9, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Top-ranked teams in golf, swimming & diving and volleyball faced off all over the Lower Peninsula on Thursday, providing some telling finishes as we near the end of the short holiday week.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Girls Golf

Division 1 top-ranked Rochester shot 309 to finish one stroke ahead of No. 9 Brighton and win the Holt Invitational – Livingston Daily

Traverse City West’s Anika Dy continued her special season with a course record-tying 67 to lead the No. 2 Titans to another victory at the Petoskey Invitational at Bayview Country Club – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Girls Swimming & Diving

Division 1 No. 6 Northville just got past Division 2 No. 4 Grosse Pointe South by capturing all three relays – Observer & Eccentic


Class A No. 8 Clarkston moved to 15-1 with a sweep of No. 9 Macomb Dakota, Birmingham Seaholm and Bloomfield Hills Marian – Oakland Press

St. Clair Shores Lakeview downed South Lake and then edged Lake Shore to win the “War on the Shores” city championship – Macomb Daily

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune