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(12/11/17)  MAC now 12-3 after defeating Illinois Central.

MAC participated in the St. Francois County Rotary Club Shootout on Saturday, December 9th, by taking on Illinois Central College at the Bob Sechrest Fieldhouse.  On Saturday, the Cardinals were able to defeat Illinois Central by a score of 88-62.  With last week’s wins, MAC improves its record to 12-3 as they head into the holiday break.

Daily Journal Article

 

(12/4/17) Rotary Shootout Schedule

   2017 St. Francois County Rotary Shootout Lineup

                            Saturday, December 9th

10:30   Kingston vs. Lesterville   Boys
12:00   Bismarck vs. Greenville   Boys 
1:30    West County vs. Potosi    Boys
3:00    Father Tolton vs. Fox   Girls 
4:30    North County vs. Arcadia Valley   Boys
6:00    MAC vs. Arkansas Baptist College   Women 
8:00    MAC vs. Illinois Central College    Men

 

(12/1/17)  Game time changed vs. Daley C.C. Due to unfortunate circumstances involving Richard J. Daley CC, the start time for this Saturday's men's basketball game has been changed to 3:00pm.  

(11/30/17)  Cardinals now 8-2 on the season. The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team opened their week by hosting and defeating West Kentucky Tech by a score of 94-60 on Tuesday, November 21st.  The Cardinals also hosted the Chris Morrison State Farm Classic on Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th.  On Friday, MAC defeated Roane State CC by a score of 63-56.  On Saturday, the Cardinals were able to defeat Ft. Scott CC by a score of 74-49.  All proceeds from the Chris Morrison State Farm Classic benefitted Visions of Hope in Farmington. 

MAC fell to Southwestern Illinois College on Monday in a road contest by the score of 88-81. 

On Thursday, November 30th, MAC will travel to St. Louis, MO to take on Concordia Seminary at 7:00pm.  The Cardinals will return home on Saturday, December 2nd, when they host Daley CC at 7:00pm.  On Sunday, December 3rd, the MAC men’s basketball team will wrap up their week by traveling to St. Louis, MO to take on Lewis and Clark CC in the St. Louis CC Shootout at 6:00pm.

 

 

(11/20/17)  MAC goes 2-0 in Bob Sechrest Classic. 

The team hosted the Bob Sechrest Classic on Friday, November 17th and Saturday, November 18th.  On Friday, MAC was able to defeat Lang Prep by a score of 108-66.  The Cardinals wrapped up their week by defeating Kennedy-King College by a score of 59-42 on Saturday.  With this week’s wins, the MAC men’s basketball team’s record moves to 5-1.

The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will open their week by hosting West Kentucky Tech on Tuesday, November 21st at 7:00pm.  MAC will also host the Chris Morrison State Farm Classic on Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th.  On Friday, the Cardinals will take on Roane State CC at 7:00pm.  MAC will wrap up the classic when they take on Ft. Scott CC on Saturday at 5:00pm.  The Chris Morrison State Farm Classic is also a fundraiser for Visions of Hope in Farmington. 

 

Daily Journal Article vs. Kennedy King

Daily Journal Article vs. Lang Prep

(11/13/17) Bob Sechrest Classic is this weekend.  The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will open their week by traveling to Quincy, IL to take on Quincy University on Monday, November 13th at 7:00pm.  The Cardinals will also host the Bob Sechrest Classic on Friday, November 17th and Saturday, November 18th.  On Friday, MAC will take on Lang Prep at 7:00pm.  MAC will wrap up their week by taking on Kennedy-King at 7:00pm on Saturday. 

(11/9/17)  Three Cardinals sign with NCAA Division I schools.

 

Kevin Hamlet signed yesterday with The University of Central Michigan and Fabio Sohnel and Zach Cameron signed to play at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.   MAC continues its great success for signees under Luke Strege.  In three years, MAC has now had fourteen players sign with Division I programs, including seven last year.  In his first two years as head coach, Luke and his staff have found full-ride scholarships for a perfect 14 of 14 players who have been part of the program. 

 

(11/9/17)  MAC defeats SWIC in home opener.

Matt King Daily Journal

The Cardinals defeated Southwestern Illinois College by the score of 95-90.  Roman Young had 30 points and 7 assists to lead MAC's scoring.  Mineral Area is now 2-1 and will play against Quincy University next Monday night on the road.

Daily Journal Article

(11/7/17)  Cardinals go 1-1 in Three Rivers Tip-Off Classic.  The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team traveled to Poplar Bluff, MO to participate in the Three Rivers CC Classic on Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th.  On Friday, the Cardinals defeated Link Year Prep by a score of 72-61.  On Saturday, MAC fell to #13 Tallahassee CC 73-58.  The Cardinals start the 2017-2018 season at 1-1.

 

The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will host Southwestern Illinois College on Wednesday, November 8th.  Wednesday’s game is set for a 7:00pm tip. 

Daily Journal Article vs. Link Year Prep

Daily Journal Article vs. Tallahassee

(10/30/17) MAC opens up season Friday at Three Rivers Tip-Off Classic.  The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team traveled to St. Louis, MO to take on Maryville University in a scrimmage on Thursday, October 26th.  Thursday’s scrimmage was their final preseason scrimmage.

The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will open their 2017-2018 season this week, when they head to Poplar Bluff, MO to participate in a tournament hosted by Three Rivers CC on Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th.  On Friday, the Cardinals will take on Link Year Prep at 5:00pm.  MAC will wrap up their opening weekend by taking on #13 Tallahassee CC at 5:00pm on Saturday. 

 

(10/23/17) Men's season begins next Friday.  The Cardinals will open up in the Three Rivers Tip-Off Classic in Poplar Bluff, MO.  They will play Link Year Prep on Friday, November 3rd, at 5:00 and Tallahassee on Saturday, November 4th at 5:00.

They traveled to Carbondale, IL to participate in a jamboree hosted by John A. Logan College on Sunday, October 29th.  The Cardinals went 1-2 at the jamboree on Sunday. 

The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will travel to St. Louis, MO to participate in a preseason scrimmage against Maryville University on Thursday, October 26th at 1:00pm. 

 

(10/16/17)  Midnight Madness is this Wednesday.  Tailgating with free hotdogs, chips and drinks, meeting the Mineral Area College athletes and a chance to win free tuition for spring semester will be part of the evening’s fun during Mineral Area College’s annual Midnight Madness, which takes place beginning at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Robert E. Sechrest Sr. Field House. The evening is sponsored by MAC Athletics and MAC Student Activities. Mike Overman, the community college’s athletic director, said Midnight Madness “stirs up the passion for MAC sports.”

“Midnight Madness is a great fall event on the MAC Campus,” he said. “We’ll be kicking off the sports year with an outstanding volleyball match against rival MSU-West Plains and an introduction to our men’s and women’s basketball teams.”

The evening is open to everyone. Tailgating, with grilled hotdogs, will be served in front of the Sechrest Field House at 5 p.m. The volleyball game against MSU West Plains begins at 6:30 p.m. After the game, the crowd will be introduced to the men’s and women’s basketball players, the cheerleaders and Kirby.

Other activities set for the night include a glimpse of the men’s and women’s basketball teams, and three-point and slam dunk competitions that include a shot for someone to win free tuition for the upcoming spring semester. Over the course of the evening, MAC faculty and staff will also be collecting toiletries for the MAC food pantry at the front entrance of the Field House. All donated items will help MAC students that are in need.

“It’s one of the most exciting and fun-filled events this college offers,” Overman said. “The high energy level in the field house adds to the games and activities of the night. It’s gratifying to see the team members and crowd get all fired up about the upcoming basketball season, especially the little kids who will become our next generation of Cards fans."

 

(10/16/17) Cardinals continue scrimmage schedule.  The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team traveled to Vincennes, IN on Sunday, October 15th to participate in a jamboree hosted by Vincennes University.  The Cardinals went 1-1 at the jamboree on Sunday. 

The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team will travel to Carterville, IL to participate in a jamboree hosted by John A. Logan College on Sunday, October 22nd. 

(10/9/17) Men's team opens up preseason schedule this weekend. The MAC men’s basketball team will open up their preseason schedule on Sunday, October 15th, when they travel to Vincennes, IN to participate in a jamboree hosted by Vincennes University.