April 21st-April 28th
Men's Baseball played a four game set with Jefferson College on Thursday and Friday. The Cards dropped both games at Jefferson on Thursday, losing 7-5 and 9-3. MAC then bounced back on Friday and split the home double header with the Vikings, winning the first game 2-1 and losing the second game 11-3. The Mineral Area College Baseball team now has a record of 21-23 on the season.
Women's Softball team traveled to St. Charles on Tuesday, April 15th. The Lady Cardinals won both games of the double header, defeating St. Charles 6-3 and 3-1. MAC then traveled to Lebanon, MO to take on North Arkansas. Mineral Area won both of these games as well, winning 16-7 and 13-1. The Lady Cards wrapped up their week by splitting two home games with Three Rivers, losing the first game 2-0 and winning the second game 7-5. The Mineral Area College Softball team now has a record of 26-19 on the season.
Men's Golf participated in the Illinois College Blueboy Golf Tournament over the weekend in Springfield, IL. The Cardinals finished 5th out of 11 teams in the tournament. Tanner McKinney placed second overall with a score of 148, and Jesse Schott finished 12th overall with a score of 158.
Cheerleading Tryouts on Sunday, April 27th at 10 am behind the bleachers in the Bob Sechrest Field House**'
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Tim Gray Inducted Into Region 16 Hall of Fame
Former coach and MAC Athletic Director, Tim Gray has been inducted into the Region 16 Hall of Fame. Coach Gray was the head coach of the men’s basketball team from 1985-2004. Coach then took over as the Athletic Director from 2004-20011. Coach Gray’s record as head coach of the Cardinals was 421-196.
Coach Bill Bradley Memorial Golf Tournament- Friday, June 13th - Mark Your Calendars
The “Coach Bill Bradley Memorial Golf Tournament” will be held on Friday, June 13th at the St. Francois Country Club. The tournament will begin at noon on the 13th. This will be a 4 person scramble. The cost is $300 per team, $100 for hole sponsors, $500 for super sponsors. The super sponsor will receive two hole signs and a team entry fee plus special recognition. Please contact the tournament chair, Dean Merrill-Doss, for more information. Dean Merrill-Doss can be reached at (573)518-2262 or (573)760-7850.
Mineral Area College- MAC Foundation Golf Tournament
The MAC Foundation Golf Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the St. Francois Country Club in Farmington on Wednesday, May 14th. There will be thousands of dollars in prizes. Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 Hole Sponsors to $1,100 Beverage Cart Sponsors. The morning flights will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the afternoon flights will begin at 1:00 p.m. This year’s annual fundraising golf tournament will provide crucial funds to supply MAC’s thriving music department with much needed, up-to-date musical instruments. For more information visit the website at www.MineralArea.edu/Foundation or you can call Kevin Thurman at (573)518-2261. Deadline for registration is April 30th.
Kirby places 3rd in national competition:
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