2015-2016 Press Releases

(4/20/16)  MAC signs Olivia Casey from Central High School  Mineral Area has signed local product Olivia Casey from Park Hills.  Casey had a standout high school career helping Central to the class 3A state title.  Olivia scored a total 1,279 points while playing for the Rebels.

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(4/20/16)  Kourtney Kekec signs with Texas-San Antonio.  MAC freshman Kourtney Kekec has decided to continue her career at the University of Texas-San Antonio next season.  Kourtney was a starting forward for Mineral Area this year.  MAC went 23-6 and finished as Region 16 runner-up as well as MCCAC conference champions. 

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(4/20/16)  Allie Golden signs with MAC.  Potosi's all time leading scorer has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Mineral Area College next season.  Seated with Golden are family members grandmother Ruth Glore, niece Blair Clifton, and parents Karen and Tim Golden. Standing are Potosi Athletic Director Matt Bradley, and Mineral Area's Assistant Coach Briley Palmer and Head Coach Gary Koch.

 

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(4/8/16)  Janekia Mason named All-American.  MAC sophomore Janekia Mason has been named 1st-Team All-American for the 2015-2016 basketball season. Janekia averaged 19.5 points per game along with 10.1 rebounds.  She helped lead the Lady Cards to a 23-6 record.

 

(3/1/16)  Mineral Area College Women’s Basketball Team Finishes the Season 23-6 and Ranked #21 in the Final NJCAA National Poll.  The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team traveled to Joplin, MO to compete in the Region 16 tournament on Thursday, February 25th.  The Lady Cards defeated Crowder in the semi-finals by the score of 75-65.  MAC then played State Fair in the championship game.  The Lady Cards fell to the Lady Road Runners in overtime, losing by the score of 88-86.  The MAC Lady Cardinals finished their season with a record of 23-6 and ranked 21st in the final NJCAA national poll.

Daily Journal Article vs. State Fair

 

Women’s Basketball MCCAC All-Conference Announced

 

The following MAC women’s basketball players were named to the MCCAC All-Conference team:

 

1st Team

Janekia Mason

Hayley Winter

MacKenzie Jones

 

2nd Team

Kourntey Kekec

Josie Long

 

Women’s Basketball All-Region Announced

 

The following women’s basketball players were named to the All-Region team:

 

1st Team:

Janekia Mason

Hayley Winter

 

2nd Team:

Kourtney Kekec

MacKenzie Jones

 

Gary Koch was named Region 16 Coach of the Year

(2/26/16)  Women advance to Region 16 championship game.  The MAC Lady Cards defeated Crowder yesterday in the semifinals of the Region 16 tournament held in Joplin, MO.  With the win, Mineral Area will play State Fair for the championship on Saturday. 

MAC is the #1 seed and has an overall record of 23-5. 

Daily Journal Article

(2/22/16) Mineral Area College Women’s Basketball Team is Now 22-5 and are Ranked #24 in the Latest NJCAA National Poll. The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team hosted Washington University JV on Tuesday, February 16th.  The Lady Cards won the game by the score of 67-49.  MAC then traveled to Sedalia to take on State Fair.  Mineral Area defeated State Fair by the score of 72-63.  The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 22-5 on the season and are ranked #24 in the latest NJCAA national poll.

They will participate in the Region 16 tournament in Joplin, MO on Thursday, February 25th.  The Lady Cards are the #1 seed in the tournament.  MAC will play the winner of Crowder and Jefferson College at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at Ozark Christian College in Joplin.

Here is the link for the women’s bracket:

Region 16 Tournament

 

(2/16/16)  MAC defeats Three Rivers in Region 16 contest.  The Lady Cards traveled to Poplar Bluff on Saturday and defeated the Raiders by the score of 70-55.  With the win, Mineral Area has clinched a first round bye for the upcoming Region 16 Tournament. 

With the win, MAC clinches at least at tie of the MCCAC conference title.  They can win it outright with a win over State Fair on Saturday.  The Lady Cards are 20-5 overall with an 8-1 record in the Region.

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(2/4/16)  Lady Cards cruise to home win over Jefferson College.  Mineral Area defeated the Jefferson College Vikings last night by the score of 80-55.  MAC improves to 17-5 overall and 6-1 in the Region 16.  MAC will play Crowder on Saturday, at home, at 2:00.

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(1/28/16)  Hayley Winter named NJCAA Player of the Week.  MAC freshman Hayley Winter was named NJCAA Player of the Week for the week of January 18th through January 24th.  Hayley had 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists against #19 State Fair on January 23rd helping MAC earn a victory.  

The Lady Cards lost a close game last night to Illinois Central by the score of 60-58.  Illinois Central was ranked 2nd in the latest NJCAA Division II National Poll.

NJCAA Player of the Week

Daily Journal Article vs. Illinois Central

(1/25/16)  Mineral Area College Women’s Basketball Team is Now 15-4 and Are Receiving Votes in the Latest NJCAA National Poll.  The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team hosted State on Saturday, January 23rd for Homecoming. The Lady Cardinals defeated the nationally ranked Lady Roadrunners 67-60. The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 15-4 on the season and are receiving votes in the latest NJCAA national poll.

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(1/14/16)  Lady Cards defeat Jefferson College in big road win.  The MAC Lady Cards grabbed an important win last night, defeating the Jefferson College Vikings by the score of 75-73.  Mineral Area was down late, but went on a 14-0 run to earn the win. MAC is now 14-3 overall and 3-0 in Region 16 play.  They next play at Moberly, at 6:00, on Saturday, January 16th. 

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(1/7/16)  Homecoming is January 23rd. Homecoming is January 23rd at MAC.  The Lady Cardinals will take on State Fair on Saturday, at 5:00 and the men will play at 7:00 as a part of the college's annual Homecoming.

Homecoming Activities

(1/6/16) Lady Cards defeat Kennedy King.  The women's basketball team defeated Kennedy King at home last night by the score of 103-72.  They have now won 10 in a row.  They play at Crowder on Saturday in a Region 16 contest.  MAC is now 12-3 on the season.

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(12/3/15)  Janekia Mason has been named NJCAA Player of the Week for the second time.

Cardinals sophomore Janekia Mason won NJCAA Player of the week for the week of November 23rd - 29th. During this stretch she averaged 21.5 points per game as well as 11.5 rebounds per game. This is the second time this season she has received this

 

honor.

The Lady Cards won another game last night defeating Dyersburg State 83-55.  Mineral Area is now 6-3 on the season.

(11/30/15) Lady Cards get two wins in Chicago. The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team traveled to Chicago, IL over the weekend to take on both Kennedy-King and Malcolm X.  The Lady Cards defeated Kennedy-King 93-71 on Friday afternoon.  MAC also beat Malcolm X on Saturday, winning by the score of 67-46.  The MAC Lady Cardinals now have a record of 5-3 on the season.

The MAC women’s basketball team will travel to Dyersburg, TN on Wednesday, December 2nd to take on Dyersburg State.  Game time is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

Daily Journal Article vs. Kennedy King

 

(11/16/15)  Lady Cards travel to Iowa to participate in Iowa Western Classic. 

The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa to participate in the Iowa Western Classic over the weekend.  MAC lost to the defending NJCAA D2 National Champion, Johnson County, by the score of 84-71 on Friday.  The Lady Cards then lost to Iowa Western on Saturday by the score of 75-61.  The MAC Lady Cardinals now have a record of 2-2 on the season.

Daily Journal Article vs. Johnson County

Daily Journal Article vs. Iowa Western

(11/12/15)  Janekia Mason named NJCAA Player of the Week.  Janekia Mason, a sophomore from Covington, Tennessee, was named NJCAA Player of the Week for the week of November 2nd-8th.  Janekia averaged 25.5 ppg and 10.5 rebounds per game during this stretch. 

(11/4/15) MAC opens season with road win over Southeastern Illinois.  The MAC women traveled to Harrisburg, Illinois last night and defeated the Southeastern Illinois Falcons by the score of 85-68.  Janekia Mason lead all scorers with 21 points and 13 rebounds. 

Freshman Hayley Winter scored 19 points with 15 of those coming in the first half. 

The Lady Cards will now play Olney on Saturday in Olney, Illinois.

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(11/2/15)  Lady Cards kick off their season this week.  The defending Region 16 Champion Mineral Area women's basketball team will start their 2015-16 season this week. 

The MAC women’s basketball team will travel to Harrisburg, IL on Tuesday, November 3rd to take on Southeastern Illinois.  Game time is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.  MAC will then visit Olney Central in Olney, IL on Saturday, November 7th.  Game time is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

(9/28/15) Midnight Madness- Tuesday, October 13th at the Bob Sechrest Field House. There will be tailgating with free hot dogs and soda in front of the Bob Sechrest Field House for the MAC student-athletes and the entire community.  The tailgate starts at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13th.  The MAC volleyball game against MSU-West Plains will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Midnight Madness will follow the volleyball game.  This will be the first look at the women’s and men’s basketball teams.  There will be a 3 point shootout as well as a slam dunk competition.  Pizza will also be provided.  Someone will get a chance to win free tuition hours for the spring semester.  We will also have our 2nd hour Courtside Couch drawing for Homecoming.