This Week In High School Sports: 9/8/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 8, 2021

1. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Grand Haven – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – won two of three relays on the way to a 102-84 victory over No. 7 Zeeland – Grand Haven Tribune

2. VOLLEYBALL Escanaba took a big step in the Great Northern Conference with a sweep of Kingsford – Escanaba Daily Press

3. VOLLEYBALLBoyne City won the final two sets to get past Cheboygan 3-2 – Cheboygan Daily News

4. BOYS SOCCER Riverview scored first and last in a 2-1 win over Dearborn Heights Crestwood – Southgate News-Herald

5. VOLLEYBALL Onaway opened league play with a 3-1 win over Central Lake – Cheboygan Daily News

6.VOLLEYBALL Reed City held on to claim a five-set win over Grant – Big Rapids News

7. BOYS SOCCER Muskegon Mona Shores edged Zeeland West 3-2 – Local Sports Journal

8. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Cadillac downed Manistee 101-60 – Cadillac News

9. CROSS COUNTY Three Rivers’ girls got past Niles 27-30 – Niles Daily Star

10. BOYS SOCCER Grayling opened league play with a 4-1 win over Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle

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