May 12th-May 19th
Men's Baseball team competed in the Region 16 Tournament in Joplin, MO this past week. The Cardinals had great success in the tournament, as they fell just one game short of winning the Region 16 title. MAC was the #6 seed going into the tournament. Mineral Area won their first game against the #3 seeded St. Louis Community College by the score of 6-4. MAC then upset the #2 seed Crowder, winning 5-4. The Cardinals next opponent was Maple Woods. The Cards defeated Maple Woods 1-0, sending them into the Region 16 finals against Crowder. Crowder won Saturday’s game over the Cards 9-4, and Sunday’s game over MAC 9-2. The Mineral Area College Baseball team finished with a record of 31-26 on the season.
Men's Golf The 23rd ranked Mineral Area Men's golf team will travel to Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Indiana on May 20th-23rd to participate in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. The Cardinals have been steadily improving throughout the season and are hoping to take that momentum with them to Indiana.
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 - Now May 21st
The MAC Foundation Golf Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the St. Francois Country Club in Farmington on Wednesday, May 21st. 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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