Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

1982 Meridian High School Mustangs Baseball Team

The 1982 Meridian High School Baseball Team won the 1982 MHSAA State Class C Baseball Championship defeating Buchanan 6-4 in the championship final played at Central Michigan University. The team finished with a final season record of 29-1 and was ranked 1st in the final Class C [...]

Doug Anderson

Doug Anderson is one of the most highly decorated golfers in Midland history. He is the only golfer to capture nine Midland City Championships. Anderson also registered nine Sandy Ridge Club titles in his career. In addition, his local accomplishments include a pair of Cardinal [...]

John Dauer

John Dauer managed fast pitch softball in Midland for more than fifteen years after a distinguished playing career. Dauer was the assistant manager and player for the Midland Taxi team which won the 1953 Class B State Championship. He then began building his own team, which would [...]

Gary Edwards

Gary Edwards coached at Meridian High School for 20 years, most notably as head softball coach for 14 seasons with a record of 369-143-3 – a winning percentage of .721. In 1987, his team won one of the most improbable state championships in interscholastic history. After [...]

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 [...]

Roger Markell

Roger Markell graduated from Michigan State College with a recreation administration degree. He then joined the Midland Community Center. He was promoted to assistant director, then acting director before becoming executive director – a career that spanned 40 years [...]