Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

1987 Meridian High School Lady Mustangs Softball Team

On June 13, 1987 Meridian High School defeated Richland Gull Lake, 4-1, to capture the Class B State Softball Championship at Lansing’s Ranney Park. The Lady Mustangs ended the season with a 32-2 record and ranked 1st in the final Class B poll. One loss was to Bay City All [...]

Mary Adams

Mary Adams has been involved in Special Olympics for over 30 years. Special Olympics provides year-round athletic training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Adams is the volunteer Area Director for Midland County Special Olympics and is [...]

Bruce Dickey

Bruce Dickey coached baseball at Bullock Creek High School from 1984 to 2007. In 1992, Dickey left coaching for two years and served as Athletic Director and Assistant High School Principal. During his 22 year career at Bullock Creek, the Lancer baseball teams compiled an [...]

Joe Harper

Joe Harper was a volunteer extraordinaire who was known for his Santa-like appearance and unmatched dedication to Midland County sporting events. Harper was a longtime volunteer in Midland, spending thousands of hours at the softball park in the summer and the hockey rink in the [...]

Ernie Sirrine

Ernie Sirrine began his softball career in 1947, playing with Berry’s Kids of Midland. Sirrine pitched seven no-hitters that year and his team placed third in the National V.F.W. Softball Tournament. The following year, the team placed second in the same tournament. In 1949 [...]

Terry Wilczek

Terry Wilczek was an educator and a coach at Midland High School. He coached two sports, football for 35 years and baseball for 29 years. In his football coaching career at Midland High, Wilczek served as an assistant for 26 years, starting under Bob Stoppert as a junior varsity [...]