Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

Jeff Servinski

As an athlete, Jeff Servinski enjoyed tremendous success at H.H. Dow High School, at Central Michigan University, and then on the fast pitch softball diamond. Since his playing days, Servinski has moved up the ranks as a football official to become one of the premier collegiate [...]

Mark Braman

Mark Braman is a 1975 graduate from Midland High School, where he was a two-sport star in football and track. While at MHS, he was named to the First Team All-Saginaw Valley in football in 1973 and 1974. He was co-captain of the 1974 MHS football team and that season received the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brian Leigeb

Brian Leigeb attended H. H. Dow High School where he participated in basketball and football earning All-Saginaw Valley League honors twice in football and once in basketball. As a senior, he was named The Midland Daily News Football Defensive Player of the Year. Leigeb received [...]

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Malzahn

Ernie Malzahn attended Utica High School where in 1954-55 he was an All-Conference back in football on both offense and defense. He was a state champion high hurdler in track in 1955 and 1956 and also played guard on the basketball team. While at Bowling Green State University, [...]

Joe Albaugh

Joe Albaugh began his teaching and coaching career at Coleman High School in 1984. As head football coach, Albaugh inherited a program that had not experienced a winning season for 17 years. In 1986, the football team enjoyed a winning season and in 1990 became the Jack Pine [...]

Frank Altimore

Frank Altimore began his teaching and coaching career in the Midland Public Schools in 1967. Altimore coached for 16 years at Midland High School where he served as an assistant varsity football coach, J.V. baseball coach and in 1977 was appointed the varsity baseball coach. [...]

Norm Betts

Norm Betts attended Midland High School from 1975 – 78. He was a three-sport athlete – playing football, hockey, and baseball during all three years of his high school career. Betts was named All-Saginaw Valley Conference and Detroit News All-State in football in 1977. In [...]

1968 Midland High School Chemics Football Team

The 1968 Midland High Chemics Football Team finished the season with a perfect 9-0 record. The team won the Saginaw Valley League and was named Mythical State Champions by the Associated Press in an era when there was no state playoff.  The Chemics outscored their opponents [...]

Jay Daniel ‘Dan’ Cline

Dan Cline has lived in Midland for most of his life. He attended high school in Midland and in upstate New York. He played football, basketball, baseball, and track for all four years earning 15 letters. He earned all-conference honors in football, basketball, and baseball and [...]

Jim Wright

Jim Wright earned seven varsity letters at Midland High School in three sports. He was quarterback of the 1968 State Champion Football team. Wright joined the McArdle Pontiac Cadillac softball team in 1972 and played with them until they disbanded in 1980. He was a member of the [...]
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