Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

2003 Midland Northeast Little League: 11-12 Year Old All-Stars

The 2003 Midland Northeast 11-12 year old All-Stars accomplished a feat no Little League team from Midland had ever accomplished – winning the State Little League Championship and advancing to the Central States championship game. After winning the District 1 Championship, they [...]

Bob Cole

Bob Cole’s coaching career spanned over four decades at Meridian High School. Beginning in 1971, Cole first served as the school’s assistant track and field coach. Then in 1984, he was named the girls’ track and field head coach. When the men’s team was added to the program, Cole [...]

Susan Hemingway-Forbes

Sue Hemingway-Forbes has been playing softball in Midland for 35 years. Hemingway-Forbes’ career began at the age of 13 at Central Intermediate school where she was named MVP and Most Valuable Offensive Player. While playing for Midland High School (1978-80), she was named to the [...]

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 [...]

Marguerite and Doug Leng

Marguerite and Doug Leng, both native Canadians, moved to Midland in 1956. Wanting to bring traditional Canadian winter sports to Midland, the Lengs and a committee of eight Canadians, two Americans and an Irishman formed a curling club. With determination the committee built a [...]

Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy attended Midland High School and earned six Varsity Letters plus Most Valuable Player honors in cross-country and track from 1967 thru graduation in 1969. He also earned the 1969 Gilbert A. Currie Award for Outstanding Contributions to MHS athletics. As a MHS senior, [...]

William Stavropoulos

William Stavropoulos had a dream and vision for Midland and the Great Lakes Bay Region. In 2005, he founded the Michigan Baseball Foundation (MBF) that was the driving force behind the Great Lakes Loons and the Dow Diamond stadium. Under Stavropoulos’s leadership, the MBF [...]