Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

1962, 1963, 1964 Nick’s Fastpitch Softball Teams

Nick’s Fastpitch Softball Team was the Michigan Softball Association Class A Fastpitch Softball champ three years in a row – 1962, 1963, and 1964. In 1962, the team went undefeated in four consecutive games to win the tournament over six other teams. In 1963, Nick’s won their [...]

Joe Albaugh

Joe Albaugh began his teaching and coaching career at Coleman High School in 1984. As head football coach, Albaugh inherited a program that had not experienced a winning season for 17 years. In 1986, the football team enjoyed a winning season and in 1990 became the Jack Pine [...]

Frank Altimore

Frank Altimore began his teaching and coaching career in the Midland Public Schools in 1967. Altimore coached for 16 years at Midland High School where he served as an assistant varsity football coach, J.V. baseball coach and in 1977 was appointed the varsity baseball coach. [...]

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 [...]