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Mike Kozuch

Mike Kozuch started playing softball in 1971 and since that time as been a successful player, manager, and sponsor throughout his career. In the 1980’s Kozuch participated in both the Bay City and Midland softball leagues. In Bay City he was a player and manager of the powerhouse [...]

Roger Karr

Roger Karr began his teaching and coaching career in 1969 with the Bullock Creek School District. In a span of nearly 32 years, he served in numerous coaching positions and as Bullock Creek’s Athletic Director. During his tenure with Bullock Creek Schools, Karr coached: jv and [...]

Don Kasper

Don Kasper coached track and football for over 25 years as a volunteer assistant at Midland and Dow High Schools. He taught Physical Education at Central and Jefferson Intermediate Schools. He started the junior high track program at Central Intermediate and was the first [...]

Craig Kressler

Craig Kressler enjoyed an outstanding career in the sport of speedskating, becoming the first Midlander to compete in the Olympic Games, which he did in the 1980 Lake Placid games. Kressler won his first national championship as a nine year old. He then went on to win nine more [...]

Tom Kanary

Tom Kanary was the head golf professional at Midland Country Club from 1930 to 1945. While at the Midland Country Club, Kanary ran six PGA Championships and one Michigan Open. He also played in each of these events. Kanary earned a reputation as an outstanding golfer and competed [...]

Dave Keilitz

Dave Keilitz won four letters at Midland High School, two each in baseball and basketball. He went on to play baseball at Central Michigan University and was that school’s first NAIA All-American baseball player in 1964. He established nineteen game, season and career hitting [...]

Jim Kern

Jim Kern pitched for the 1967 American Legion State Championship Berryhill Team and then went on to pitch in professional baseball for eleven years. He pitched for the Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, and six other major league clubs. In 1974 Kern was named AAA American [...]

Jack Kett

Jack Kett began his long career in softball as a Figure 8 pitcher in 1935 for Gill Lumber of Ann Arbor. He was the first player recruited by Jimmy Walsh and Larry Brown for the Chemical City Athletic Club in 1940. The team named was changed to the Dow Athletic Club in 1942. Kett [...]

Gene Kline

Gene Kline was involved in bowling in Midland for nearly three decades. He established himself an elite bowler in 1976 by being the first bowler in Midland to bowl two 700 series in the same season. That same year he set a city record with a 735 series and in 1983 won the City [...]