(1/27/15) Coach Guemmer and family featured in Stl.today. Mineral Area Head Softball Coach Dave Guemmer was featured this past fall in a story on stltoday.com. The article talks in detail about his son Matt, who was an assistant coach here at MAC before moving on to Mizzou as an assistant. Matt is now the head softball coach at DeSoto High School. DeSoto won the state championship in class 3 softball for the state of Missouri. Below is a link to the article.
(1/27/15) MAC signs Samantha Ratledge from Kelly High School. The Mineral Area coaching staff has signed Samantha Ratledge to play softball for the Lady Cards in the 2015-2016 season.
Kelly senior Samantha Ratledge signed a letter of intent to play softball with Mineral Area College Tuesday at Kelly High School. Ratledge was a four-year varsity player and a two-time all-state player for the Lady Hawks. Pictured with Ratledge are, front row from left, Brailey Ratledge, David Ratledge, Mineral Area head coach Dave Guemmer, Ratledge and Nikki Caldwell. Back row from left, Kelly head coach Rhonda Ratledge and Kelly assistant coach Melanie Heuring.
(1/27/15) Cardinals sign Aubrianna Jones. MAC has signed Aubrianna Jones from Oran High School in Oran, Missouri. Pictured with Jones are, front row from left, Mineral Area head coach Dave Geummer and Jones. Back row from left, Oran assistant coach Susan Dirnberger, head coach Jim Eftink, Fara Jones, Jacob Jones, Lilly Jones and Wesley Jones.
(12/12/14) Spring schedule released for Lady Cards. Head Coach Dave Guemmer has released his schedule for the 2015 Spring season. MAC has won the Region 16 Tournament three times since 2009.
(10/10/14) Games canceled for today. The games scheduled to be played in Columbia, Missouri have been canceled.
(10/6/14) Cardinals split with St. Louis Community College. The MAC women's
softball team hosted St. Louis Community College on Sunday, October 5th. The Lady Cards split the double header winning the first game 6-5 and losing game two 10-7.
They will travel to Columbia, Missouri on Friday, October 10th as they will play the University of Missouri at 5:00 p.m. and Jefferson College at 7:00 p.m.
(9/29/14) MAC plays in Evangel Tournament after doubleheader with Missouri Baptist. The Mineral Area College Softball team traveled to St. Louis on Thursday, September 25th to take on Missouri Baptist University. The Lady Cards lost both games with scores of 13-4 and 3-1.
MAC then participated in the Evangel Tournament on Saturday, September 27th. The Lady Cards defeated Williams Baptist 4-3. The Lady Cards then lost to Crowder 9-2, and Evangel defeated MAC 10-2. Mineral Area finished up their week at Drury University. The Lady Cards lost to Drury in a 14 inning game by the score of 16-5.
(9/23/14) Lady Cards continue fall scrimmages. The Mineral Area College Softball team hosted Three Rivers on Wednesday, September 17th. MAC lost two out of three 5 inning games to the Lady Raiders. MAC lost 5-0 and 8-3, while defeating Three Rivers 3-1. The Lady Cardinals traveled to St. Louis on Saturday and competed in the Reverse Exposure Tournament. The Lady Cards lost to Culver Stockton 6-0 and were defeated by Missouri S&T 7-3. On Sunday, the Lady Cards were victorious over St. Mary’s 3-2. MAC then defeated SIC 10-5. Mineral Area closed out their week by losing to Kaskaskia 12-1.
(9/15/14) Cardinals participating in fall season. MAC lost to East Central twice on Saturday falling to East Central twice. The Lady Cards will host Three Rivers on Wednesday, September 17th. Game times are scheduled for 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. The Lady Cards will then participate in the Reverse Exposure Tournament on Saturday, September 20th in St. Ann, MO. MAC will play Culver Stockton at noon and Missouri S&T at 2:00 p.m. The Lady Cards will then travel to Herrin, IL on Sunday, September 21st. MAC will play SMC at 9:45 a.m., SECC at 3:00 p.m., and KCC at 4:45 p.m.
(6/24/14) Here are the Mineral Area College student-athletes that received NJCAA Academic Achievement Awards:
NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement (3.80 - 3.99 GPA):
Kayla Thibodeaux - Volleyball
Lauren Stamp - Softball
NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement (3.60 - 3.79 GPA):
Bryce Weibrecht - Men's Basketball
Larra Kubinski - Women's Basketball
Jordan Savage - Baseball
Tanner Ward - Baseball
Meagan Claxton - Softball
Alina Fields - Softball
Sonya Hahn - Softball
Samantha Horrell - Softball
(6/17/14) Softball Camp starts next week.
When: June 23th-26th, 2014
Time: 9:00-11:30 am
Where: Farmington Sports Complex
You may pay when you arrive on June 24th. For more information, contact Dave Guemmer at (573) 518-2109.
Camp Flyer and Registration Form
(6/3/14) Cardinals place 4 on All-Conference Team.
Congratulations to the following Mineral Area College softball players for being named to the MCCAC All-Conference Team:
(5/23/14) Two MAC softball players named All-American. Congratulations to Mineral Area College Softball players Darby Ferguson and Mikala Torrence for being named to the NJCAA All-American Softball team. Darby Ferguson received 2nd Team All-American honors and Mikala Torrence received 3rd Team All-American honors.
(5/6/14) Head Coach Dave Guemmer announces summer camp information. The MAC Softball team will host their annual camp this summer
June 23-26, 2014 from 9:00 am-11:30 am for ages 7-18 at the Farmington Sports Complex. For more information call 518-2109.
(4/28/14) MAC Lady Cardinal Softball- All-Region Team Announced
Congratulations to the six MAC Lady Cardinals that received Region 16 All-Region Honors.
2014 All-Region Team
Darby Ferguson- Mineral Area
Mikala Torrence- Mineral Area
Michelle Bryant- East Central
Kaitlin Evans- East Central
Sarah Westhoff- East Central
Brittany Miller- East Central
Kiersten Monzyk- East Central
Selena Gochenour- Cottey
Faith Eaves- Mineral Area
Lauren Stamp- Mineral Area
Courtney Massengale- Mineral Area
Alicia Otero- Mineral Area
Maggie Wright- St. Louis
Rebecca Vogt- St. Louis
Ashley Kendall- St. Louis
Sarah Goris- St. Louis
(4/28/14) Cardinals fall to East Central in Region 16 Final. The women's softball season came to a close yesterday as they lost to the East Central Falcons 7-2 in the finals of the Region 16 Tournament. MAC fought their way all the way back to the championship game after a loss to St. Louis Community College on the first day. MAC concludes their season at 28-21.
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(4/25/14) PRESS RELEASE: Softball times pushed back for today. Due to last night's rain, the Region 16 softball tournament times for today have been moved back to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Game times for today are now at 2:00 and 4:00 at the Farmington Sports Complex.
(4/21/14) MAC Lady Cardinal Softball- Lady Cards to Host Region 16 Tournament This Week (April 25th and 26th) The Lady Cardinals will host the Region 16 Women’s Softball Tournament on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th. Games will be played at the Farmington Sports Complex on two fields. Game times for the games will be at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25th and 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and possibly 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 26th.
Region 16 Bracket - Updated
(4/16/14) Lady Cards go on the road to sweep St. Charles. The Mineral Area women's softball team took two Region 16 games from St. Charles yesterday to improve to 8-3 in the region. The Cardinals won the first game 6-3 and the second game 3-1. MAC is 23-18 overall and will play at North Arkansas on Wednesday.
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(4/9/14) Cardinals split with Jefferson College. MAC split a home doubleheader with Jefferson College yesterday. Mineral Area was able to bounce back and win game 2 by the score of 9-7 after losing the first game in 5 innings. The Cardinals are 17-14 now and will play Lewis & Clark today at home at the Farmington Sports Complex at 2:00 pm.
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(4/9/14) PRESS RELEASE: Just a reminder that today's softball game with Lewis & Clark will be held at the Farmington Sports Complex beginning at 2:00 p.m.
This Friday's MAC softball game with St. Louis Community College has been moved to a home game at the Farmington Sports Complex. Game time will begin at 1:00 p.m. This was originally supposed to be played at St. Louis CC.
(4/8/14) PRESS RELEASE: The MAC Lady Cards softball game against Jefferson College today (Tuesday, April 8th) has been moved to the Park Hills Sports Complex. Game one of the double headers is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.
(4/7/14) MAC now 16-13 after weekend play.The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Southeastern Illinois on Monday, March 31st. The Lady Cards split the double header winning 14-2 and losing 2-1. MAC then traveled to St. Louis Community College. The Lady Cards won the first game 10-6. The second game was tied up 5-5, when the game was suspended due to inclement weather. The Lady Cardinals then played four straight games with Cottey. MAC won all four games with scores of 9-1, 32-1, 18-1, and 9-0. MAC closed out their week by losing two games to Three Rivers with scores of 4-3 and 14-6. The MAC Lady Cardinals now have a record of 16-13 on the season.
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(4/4/14) PRESS RELEASE: The MAC softball games against Cottey today (Friday, April 4th) have been moved to the Park Hills Sports Complex. Game one of the double header will begin at 1:00 p.m.
(4/3/14) PRESS RELEASE: The MAC Lady Cards softball games scheduled for today at Three Rivers have been postponed. They will be rescheduled.
(3/31/14) Women's softball continues busy schedule. The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to play at John A. Logan on Monday, March 24th. The Lady Cards split the double header, winning 14-4 and losing 9-1. MAC then visited Lewis and Clark Community College on Wednesday, March 26th. The Lady Cards fell to the host squad, losing 11-9 and 10-9. MAC then visited Jefferson College on Thursday, March 27th. The Lady Cardinals lost both games of the double header 9-1 and 11-4. Mineral Area wrapped up their week by hosting Southwestern Illinois. The Lady Cards won both games of the double header, winning by scores of 6-5 and 9-3. MAC’s games with St. Louis Community College on Saturday, March 29th were postponed. The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 10-10 on the season.
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(3/25/14) Lady Cards win streak snapped at seven. The Mineral Area women's softball has been on quite a roll lately winning six in a row heading into Monday's double-header with John A. Logan. The Cardinals won the first game by the score of 14-4 before the Volunteers ended the streak by winning game two by the score of 9-1. MAC will now travel to Godfrey, Illinois to play against Lewis & Clark at 2:00. The originally scheduled game with St. Louis Community College for today has been cancelled due to the cold weather.
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(3/24/14) Cardinals softball team on winning streak.
The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Union, MO to take on East Central on Tuesday, March 18th. The Lady Cards lost both games with scores of 8-3 and 5-2. MAC then visited Memphis, TN on Wednesday, March 19th to take on Southwestern Tennessee. The Lady Cardinals won both games of the double header with scores of 13-3 and 4-2. MAC then hosted St. Charles on Thursday. The Lady Cards came away with two more victories, winning 12-8 and 10-2. Mineral Area closed out their week by defeating Lindenwood-Belleville JV on Friday, with scores of 11-3 and 16-6. The MAC Lady Cardinal Softball team now has a record of 7-5 on the season.
(3/17/14) Mineral Area softball team underway. The Mineral Area College softball team hosted Morraine Valley on Saturday, March 15th. The Lady Cardinals lost both games of the double header, with scores of 12-10 and 7-3. The games scheduled with Des Moines Area Community College for Sunday, March 16th was cancelled due to inclement weather. The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 1-3 on the season.
They will travel to Union, MO on Tuesday, March 18th as they visit East Central. Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. The Lady Cards will host Southwest Tennessee on Wednesday, March 19th. Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. MAC will remain at home on Thursday, March 20th as they host St. Charles, with a 2:00 p.m. start time. The Lady Cardinals will wrap up their week when they travel to Belleville, IL to take on Lindenwood-Belleville. Game time is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
(3/4/14) Women's softball battling the weather early on. The Mineral Area College softball team had their games with Lincoln Trail and John A. Logan postponed this past week due to inclement weather. The MAC Cardinal softball team currently has a record of 1-1 on the season. Their game Monday, March 3rd against Southwestern Illinois has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Lady Cards will be visiting Southwest Tennessee on Wednesday, March 5th. Game time is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
(1/27/14) Women's softball to hold hitting clinic. The Mineral Area women's softball team will hold a 1-day hitting clinic for ages 10-18 in Farmington, Missouri at the Liberty Street Cages. It is Saturday, February 22nd at 9-11 am and also at Noon to 2:00 pm. The clinic will feature former Mizzou standout J.J. Marston as the lead instructor. J.J. was a 1st-team all SEC catcher for the Missouri Tigers. This is a great opportunity to get high level instruction from one of the top former college softball players in the country.
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(10/7/13) Womens' softball participate in alumni game. The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Jefferson College on Thursday, October 3rd to play the Lady Vikings. MAC lost both games of the double header, losing by the scores of 7-3 and 15-4. The Mineral Area softball team then hosted a 14 inning alumni game on Saturday, October 5th at the Farmington Sports Complex. There was a great turnout for the event as several of the past MAC Lady Cards softball players participated.
(9/30/13) Softball continues Fall Schedule. The Mineral Area softball team visited Evangel University on Friday, September 27th. The Lady Cardinals lost all three games to Evangel with scores of 5-2, 11-1, and 7-0. MAC then traveled to Missouri S&T on Saturday and lost both games of the double header.
(9/16/13) MAC women play in Reverse Exposure Tournament. The Mineral Area women's softball team opened up their fall schedule on Saturday, September 14th as they traveled to St. Louis. MAC split with St. Louis winning the first game 9-8 and losing the second game 8-1. The Lady Cards then traveled to Herrin, Illinois on Sunday, September 15th and played three games. Mineral Area lost to Lincoln Trail 5-1. The Lady Cards then were defeated in the next two games as well, losing to Southeastern Illinois 14-0, and Kaskaskia 8-2.
(9/9/13) Lady Cards open up fall schedule this weekend. The women's softball team will travel to St. Louis to play against St. Louis Community College on Saturday. Then, they will travel to Belleville, Illinois to take on Lindenwood - Belleville on Sunday.