Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

2009 Berryhill Baseball

Midland Berryhill Post 165 made history by winning the 2009 American Legion Baseball World Series in Fargo, North Dakota becoming the first Berryhill team to ever capture the title, and the first Michigan team to do so in 50 years. The team, guided by longtime Berryhill manager [...]

Brad Craig

Brad Craig began his swimming career with the Midland Dolphins in 1996 and enjoyed immediate success.  Craig enjoyed tremendous success at both the state and national level.  Craig won numerous United States Swimming (USS) Michigan championships representing the Midland [...]

Nadine Crowl Sworthwood

Nadine Crowl began her stellar softball career at Coleman High School where she pitched from 1992 to 1995.  As a Comet, her four-year high school pitching record was 104-11 with a 0.16 ERA was 0.16 and 656 strike-outs. Crowl earned All-State and All-Conference honors during each [...]

Paul Emmel

In the spring of 1989, at the age of nineteen, Paul Emmel began umpiring adult league softball games for the Midland Parks and Recreation Department. During the three seasons that followed, Emmel umpired high school baseball games, all levels of slow pitch, modified pitch, and [...]

Brett Haring

Brett Haring starred in three sports at Coleman High before moving on to similar success at Central Michigan and in professional baseball.  Haring was named to the Midland Daily News “Dream Team” in Football, Basketball and Baseball his senior year.  As the quarterback of the [...]

Gary Strickler

Since being named head boys’ swim coach at Dow High in 2001, then subsequently taking over the girls’ swim program and girls’ soccer programs, Gary Strickler and his teams have done nothing but win.  At the time of his induction into the Hall of Fame, Gary Strickler’s teams had [...]