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(10/20/17)  Lady Cards power past Vincennes.

Matt King Daily Journal

MAC defeated Vincennes last night in straight sets to improve to 31-0.  With the win, Mineral Area is now one match short of a perfect regular season.  They will have an opportunity to finish the season undefeated next Tuesday, against STLCC at the Bob Sechrest Field House at 6:30.  This will also be "Sophomore Night" where each of the Lady Cards sophomores will be honored along with their parents.  This is your last chance to see the girls play at home this season.

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(10/19/17)  Lady Cards now 30-0 after defeating West Plains.  MAC won a Region 16 contest last night against West Plains at the Bob Sechrest Field House (25-16, 25-23, 25-22).  West Plains played the Lady Cards tough and had big leads in both the 2nd and 3rd sets.  Despite this, Mineral Area was able to come from behind to win in straight sets.  They will play a tough non-conference opponent tonight in Vincennes at 6:00 p.m.  Vincennes was recently ranked #24 in the country.  The game will be here at MAC in the Bob Sechrest Field House. 

(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)  MAC goes 4-0 in Hubs Pub and Grill Cardinal Classic. 

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The MAC volleyball team hosted the Hub’s Pub and Grill Cardinal Classic on Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th.  On Friday, MAC defeated McHenry County College 3-0 and Butler CC 3-0.  The Lady Cardinals wrapped up the weekend on Saturday, by defeating Lake Land College 3-0 and Rend Lake College 3-0.   MAC remains undefeated with a 29-0 record.  They are also 3-0 in Region XVI play, 4-0 in MCCAC play, and ranked #8 in the latest NJCAA D1 poll. 

The Lady Cardinals will host region rival MSU-West Plains on Wednesday, October 18th at 6:30pm.  Wednesday’s match will also be part of this year’s Midnight Madness.  MAC will wrap up their week when they host Vincennes University of Thursday, October 19th at 6:30pm. 

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(10/11/17)  Mineral Area defeats Jefferson in straight sets. 

Matt King Daily Journal

MAC went on the road last night to defeat the Jefferson College Vikings in 3 sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-21) to improve to 25-0.  The 25 straight wins is a school record.  With the win, Mineral Area clinches the #1 seed in Region 16 Tournament along with a first round bye.  The Cardinals also received some good news earlier in the day when the NJCAA reported that MAC had moved up to #8 overall in the latest NJCAA National Poll. 

They will be at home this weekend in the Hub's Pub and Grill Classic.  Game times and opponents are listed below.  If you can't make the game, you can click on the YouTube link to watch the games live.

Friday, October 13th

MAC vs. McHenry 4:00 P.M.

MAC vs. Butler County 8:00 P.M.

Saturday, October 14th

MAC vs. Lake Land  1:00 P.M.

MAC vs. Rend Lake  5:00 P.M.

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(10/9/17) MAC travels to Jefferson College tomorrow night. The Lady Cardinals will head to Hillsboro, MO to take on Jefferson College on Tuesday, October 10th at 6:30pm.  The MAC volleyball team will also host the Hubs Pub and Grill Classic on Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th.  On Friday, the Lady Cardinals will take on McHenry County CC at 4:00pm and Butler CC at 8:00pm.  On Saturday, MAC will take on Lake Land CC at 1:00pm and Rend Lake CC at 5:00pm. 

(10/6/17) Lady Cards continue to roll. 

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MAC defeated Kaskaskia last night in straight sets to improve to 24-0.  They have now swept their opponents 3-0 in 20 of 24 matches. They are off this weekend before traveling to Hillsboro on Tuesday to play an important Region 16 and MCCAC contest against the Jefferson College Vikings.

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(10/5/17)  MAC wins again, now 23-0.  The women's volleyball team went to Carterville, Illinois on Tuesday and swept John A. Logan 25-18, 25-17, 25-23.  Mineral Area is now 23-0 on the season.  They play Kaskaskia at home tonight at the Bob Sechrest Field House.  Game time is set for 6:30 P.M.

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(9/28/17)  Lady Cards sweep West Plains in Region 16 contest.  MAC went on the road last night to defeat the West Plains Grizzlies in straight sets.  With the win, Mineral Area improves to 22-0.  Sophomore Pam Zuluaga had 40 assists to go along with 10 digs to pace the #10 Cardinals.  The Lady Cards are off this weekend and will play next Tuesday against John A. Logan in Carterville.  Both MAC and John A. Logan are the defending champions of their respective regions.

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(9/27/17)  Jane Kickham named National Player of the Week. 

Congratulations to MAC outside hitter Jane Kickham!  She was recently named NJCAA D1 Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of September 18-24.  The sophomore from Springfield, MO tallied 83 kills(.371%), 77 digs, and 17 total blocks last week.  She also helped the Lady Cardinals improved to 21-0 overall and 1-0 in Region XVI play.  The MAC volleyball team heads to West Plains, MO tonight to take on region rival MSU-West Plains at 6:30pm.  


An article on this week's award winners should be available on the NJCAA website shortly.

 

 

(9/25/17) MAC goes 4-0 at Hutchinson Invite

The volleyball team traveled to Hutchinson, KS to participate in a tournament hosted by Hutchinson CC on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.  On Friday, MAC defeated #17 Navarro College 3-1 and Odessa College 3-2.  On Saturday, the Lady Cardinals defeated Frank Phillips College 3-0 and Tyler Junior College 3-1.  The volleyball team remains undefeated with a perfect 21-0 overall record.  They are also 1-0 in Region XVI play, 1-0 in MCCAC play, and ranked #14 in the latest NJCAA D1 poll. 

The Lady Cardinals will head to West Plains, MO to battle region opponent MSU-West Plains on Wednesday, September 27th.  Wednesday’s match is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

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(9/21/17)  Lady Cards sweep Jeffco.

Matt King Daily Journal

Mineral Area took care of business last night against a strong Jefferson College team winning in straight sets (25-21, 25-13, 25-21) to improve to 17-0.  MAC has now not lost a set since September 1st, and has only lost one set this season.  Cailey Bracken had 14 digs and 15 kills while Jane Kickham had 13 kills in front of packed Bob Sechrest Field House. The schedule does not get any easier as Mineral Area travels to the historically tough Hutchinson Invite to play against some stiff competition. On Friday, the Lady Cardinals will take on #16 Navarro College at 11:00am and Odessa College at 3:00pm.  On Saturday, MAC will wrap up their week when they take on Frank Phillips College at 11:00am and Tyler Junior College at 1:00pm.

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(9/20/17)  Big game for volleyball tonight.  The 16-0 Lady Cards take on the Jefferson College Vikings in their first Region 16 contest tonight at the Bob Sechrest Field House. Tonight is annual "Red Out' game where we ask that all fans where red to support your Cardinals.  Game time is at 6:30. 

(9/18/17)  Volleyball takes care of Rend Lake over the weekend.  The Mineral Area College volleyball team traveled to Union, MO to take on East Central College in a MCCAC match on Wednesday, September 13th.  The Lady Cardinals defeated the Lady Falcons 3-0.  The volleyball team concluded their week by hosting Rend Lake College on Saturday, September 16th as part of the St. Francois County Rotary Club Spikefest.  The Lady Cardinals were able to defeat the Lady Warriors in straight sets to remain unbeaten.  The volleyball team is now 16-0 overall and 1-0 in MCCAC play.  They are also ranked #15 in the latest NJCAA D1 poll. 

The Lady Cardinals open up Region 16 play on Wednesday, September 20th, when host Jefferson College at 6:30pm.  Wednesday’s match will also be a “Red Out” match and fans are encouraged to wear red in support of the Lady Cardinals.  MAC will also travel to Hutchinson, KS to participate in a tournament hosted by Hutchinson CC on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.  On Friday, the Lady Cardinals will take on #16 Navarro College at 11:00am and Odessa College at 3:00pm.  On Saturday, MAC will wrap up their week when they take on Frank Phillips College at 11:00am and Tyler Junior College at 1:00pm.

 

(9/11/17) Volleyball has big weekend in Indiana. The Mineral Area College volleyball team traveled to Vincennes, IN to participate in the Vincennes University Blazer Classic on Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th.  On Friday, the Lady Cardinals defeated Glen Oaks CC 3-0 and Lake Land CC 3-0.  On Saturday, MAC was able to defeat Wallace State CC 3-0 and #20 Vincennes University 3-0.  The Lady Cardinals are now 14-0 on the season and ranked #17 in the latest NJCAA poll. 

The Lady Cardinals open up MCCAC play on Wednesday, September 13th when they travel to Union, MO to take on East Central College at 6:30pm.  MAC will return home on Saturday, September 16th and take on Rend Lake College at 6:30pm.  Saturday’s match will be part of the 3rd annual St. Francois County Rotary Club Spikefest.  Below is this year’s Spikefest schedule, which will be held at MAC.

 

1:00pm - North County vs. Arcadia Valley

2:15pm - Bismarck vs. Herculaneum

3:30pm - St. Vincent vs. Cape Notre Dame

4:45pm - St. Paul vs. Christ Our Savior

6:30pm - Mineral Area College vs. Rend Lake College

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(9/6/17) Lady Cards now 10-0.  MAC defeated Missouri Baptist JV in straight sets last night to improve their overall record to 10-0. The Mineral Area College volleyball team is coming off of a very successful week.  On Tuesday, August 29th, the Lady Cardinals hosted and defeated McKendree University JV 3-0.  The team then traveled to Springfield, IL to participate in the Lincoln Land CC Invitational on Friday, September 1st and Saturday, September 2nd.  On Friday, the Lady Cardinals defeated #2 ranked Lincoln Land CC 3-1 and Lake Land CC 3-0.  On Saturday, MAC was able to defeat Kankakee CC 3-0 and Lewis and Clark CC 3-0.  The Lady Cardinals are now 9-0 on the season and ranked #20 in the latest NJCAA poll. 

The Lady Cardinals return home when they host Missouri Baptist University JV on Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00pm.  On Friday, the team will travel to Vincennes, IN to participate in the Vincennes University Invite, which will take place on Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th.  On Friday, the Lady Cardinals will take on Gen Oaks CC at 6:00pm and Lake Land CC at 8:00pm.  On Saturday, MAC will take on Wallace State CC at noon and the tournament host Vincennes University at 2:00pm. 

 

MAC improves to 9-0 after weekend sweep. 

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Matt King Daily Journal

(9/5/17) The women's volleyball team went on the road to Springfield, Illinois to play in the Lincoln Land Tournament.  MAC won all four matches to sweep the series and improve to 9-0 overall. 

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Lady Cards now 5-0 after wining home opener.

Matt King Daily Journal

(9/30/17) MAC defeated McKendree J.V. last night in straight sets to win its first home contest.  The Lady Cards go on the road this weekend to play in the Lincoln Land Tournament. 

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Cardinals off to 4-0 start on the season. 

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Matt King Daily Journal

(8/28/17)  The Mineral Area College volleyball team opened their 2017 campaign with four wins in decisive fashion last week in the Kankakee Invitational.  On Friday, August 25th, the Lady Cardinals defeated Moraine Valley CC and host Kankakee CC in straight sets.  On Saturday, August 26th, the team also defeated Lake Land CC and McHenry County CC in straight sets.  The Lady Cardinals begin the regular season 4-0 and have yet to lose a set. 

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(8/22/17)  Lady Cards open up on the road. The Mineral Area College volleyball team opened their 2017 campaign with a pair of home preseason scrimmages last week.  On Wednesday, August 16th the Lady Cardinals hosted and defeated Williams Baptist College.  The volleyball team was back in action on Saturday, August 19th when they took on the MAC Elite (Alumni).  The Lady Cardinals defeated the MAC Elite and now await their regular season opener on Friday, August 25th at the Kankakee CC Invitational. 

The Lady Cardinals will open up their 2017 regular season Friday, August 25th, when they travel to Kankakee, IL to participate in the Kankakee CC Invitational Tournament.  On Friday, August 25th, they will take on Moraine Valley CC at 5:00pm and Kankakee CC at 7:00pm.  The Lady Cardinals will wrap up their games in the tournament on Saturday, August 26th, when they take on Lake Land CC at 10:00am and McHenry County CC at noon. 

(8/14/17)  Volleyball starts scrimmage schedule this week. The Mineral Area College volleyball team will open up their 2017 campaign on Wednesday, August 16th at home in a preseason match against Williams Baptist College.  The match will begin at 6:00pm.  On Saturday, August 19th, the Lady Cardinals will be back at home to take on the MAC Alumni at 6:00pm.  The MAC volleyball team is coming off of a 10th place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament in 2016 to go along with a region championship, district championship and a 27-9 record.