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Kacy Beitel

Kacy Beitel is one of the all-time great athletes to come out of H.H. Dow High, then continued her brilliant career in college and professionally. She was a three sport athlete at Dow High where she competed in basketball, volleyball, and soccer. As a standout on the soccer [...]

Mark Braman

Mark Braman is a 1975 graduate from Midland High School, where he was a two-sport star in football and track. While at MHS, he was named to the First Team All-Saginaw Valley in football in 1973 and 1974. He was co-captain of the 1974 MHS football team and that season received the [...]

Pat Bojcun

Pat Bojcun has spent his life competing and trying to improve the sport of baseball in the mid-Michigan area. As a young boy, Bojcun began playing in the Midland Fraternal Little League and sequentially advanced through the high school, college, and professional ranks. After [...]

2009 Berryhill Baseball

Midland Berryhill Post 165 made history by winning the 2009 American Legion Baseball World Series in Fargo, North Dakota becoming the first Berryhill team to ever capture the title, and the first Michigan team to do so in 50 years. The team, guided by longtime Berryhill manager [...]

Terry Batch

Terry Batch has been a leader in bringing Taekwon Do to our community and many others. He began teaching Taekwon Do in 1972 at the Midland Community Center and founded Tae Kwon Do Training Centers, the first martial art instruction offered in the city of Midland. In 1984, Batch [...]

Mike Bojcun

Mike "Boj" Bojcun, a graduate of Flint Saint Michaels in 1961, went on to play baseball at Eastern Michigan University. In Midland, he participated in city league basketball, touch football with the “Rat Brothers,” and slow pitch softball for over 30 years with Howard’s Arco, [...]

Beth Bedford

Beth (Huff) Bedford is an outstanding runner and ice speed skater. As a young girl she started running for the Midland Fleet Feet Track Club from 1970 – 74 and won more than 12 state age group championships while competing in the AAU. During her high school years the Huff [...]

Norm Betts

Norm Betts attended Midland High School from 1975 – 78. He was a three-sport athlete – playing football, hockey, and baseball during all three years of his high school career. Betts was named All-Saginaw Valley Conference and Detroit News All-State in football in 1977. In [...]

Tom Beale

Tom Beale had an outstanding 26-year fastpitch softball career as a lefthanded pitcher, and served as the "Voice of Currie Stadium," the public address announcer, for various softball games. In 1948 through the Dow Junior Athletic Club (AC’s) program, Beale pitched in a [...]

Dick Blasy

Dick Blasy had an outstanding career as a speedskater. He won eleven State Championships, four Midwest U.S. Championships, and the North American Olympic Style Championship for the 500 meter in which he set a North American record. In 1968, he qualified for the U.S. Olympic Squad [...]

Lefty Bartos

Lefty Bartos has been a driving force behind the success of the Midland Explorers, raising roughly $750,000 for the organization in the past 12 seasons. Lefty is known by many as the “fast pitch softball ambassador” for the way he promotes the sport. He was also active in [...]

Murl Bond

Murl Bond served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Midland Bowling Association for seventeen years. He is a past president and life member of the board. He has also been active on the State Level serving as Zone 9 Director, State President, and Secretary-Treasurer of the State Senior [...]
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