Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

MCTV Volunteers

MCTV’s “team” of volunteers has contributed countless hours to produce coverage of athletic events since Midland Community Television was formed in 1984. Viewers get to watch an entire event, not just 30 seconds of highlights on the 11 o’clock news. These programs give athletes [...]

Billy Joe Haskins

Billy Joe Haskins was a highly successful tennis coach for 31 years, coaching at both Midland High and Dow High during his career.  He took over the Midland High tennis program in 1964, succeeding his high school coach, Al Bushman.  He coached the Chemic boys’ tennis teams to a [...]

Tom Miller

In 1970 Tom Miller began his 40 year career as a high school coach in the Midland Public School system.  He started as the assistant swim team coach at Midland High School for one year and then as varsity coach for both the boys’ and girls’ programs until 1979. During this same [...]

Bob Moe

Bob Moe has been a Midland fixture in softball since he was eight-years old in 1933 and with the Southtown Little League since 1960. Moe attended Midland High School in the early 1940s and played softball in the city league for the Midland Daily News team. After graduating in [...]

Kay Purves

Kay Purves began her softball career in Midland in 1945 when she lied about her age in order to join a city recreation team. That team captured the MASA Class ‘C’ State Championship that year and went on to win the Class ‘B’ title the following year. By 1959 they had won a total [...]

Pat Riepma

Pat Riepma spent 15 years (1993-2007) as the head football coach at Northwood University turning the Timberwolves into one of the elite programs in the nation. A four-time GLIAC Coach of the Year, Riepma is the all-time winningest coach in Northwood history, having registered a [...]