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The Mineral Area College Cardinal Booster Club is the foundation of athletics, raising money to fund scholarships and operating to assist our student athletes. With the rising costs in higher education and budget cuts across the board, the Cardinal Booster Club is essential for the vitality of our sports programs. Members of the Cardinal Booster Club protect this athletic department, acknowledging the worth of a quality student athlete experience in the classroom, community, and on all playing fields at Mineral Area College.

Join the club and share the Cardinal Spirit!

  1. Click here to download and print the registration brochure.
  2. Fill out the form on the back and return to us with your payment.
  3. Prepare for a great year of MAC Athletics!

Questions? Contact Jim Gerwitz at (573) 518-2134 or

(7/27/20)  MAC Athletic Golf Tournament is September 18th.  Mineral Area College Athletic Department will host their 5th annual golf tournament at St. Francois Country Club at 7:30 a.m and 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18th, 2020.  Click on the link below for more information.

MAC Athletic Golf Tournament

(3/25/20)  Gary Koch named to 2020 MBCA Hall of Fame class.  Gary Koch was named to the MBCA Hall of Fame.  Here is the release from the MBCA:

"With more than 600 wins, Coach Gary Koch, has proven time and time again that he produces on the basketball court. Coach Koch has had coaching stops at Jefferson College (as an assistant), and as a head coach at the following Missouri high schools: Ste. Genevieve, Valle Catholic, St. Pius X, Festus, and Pacific.  He is the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Mineral Area College and has been for 14 years.  During this time his teams have won two Regional Championships and three Conference Championships.  He has also coached nine All-Americans and 22 Academic All-Americans.  His team has been ranked as high as 9th in the nation. Coach Shawn Erickson expands, “Coach Koch has dedicated over 40 years of his life growing the game of basketball in the state of Missouri. His passion for teaching the game the right way and caring about teaching his players to become good citizens will leave lasting impressions on the players and coaches he has worked with over his career.”

2020 MBCA Hall of Fame Class



(11/4/19)  MAC Cross Country wins the national title.  In their first-ever attempt, MAC won the NJCAA Division III National Championship this weekend in Westfield, Massachusetts.   In their second season of competing at the NJCAA level, MAC was able to end the 8-year reign of Harper College (IL). 

Hall of Fame Head Coach Steve Davis, who led Potosi High School to seven state titles has quickly turned the Cardinals into a national champion. 


Here are the results from the meet:

The Mineral Area College Cross Country Teams were represented at the NJCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships this past Saturday, November 2nd by ten MAC student-athletes.  The competition took place at Stanley Park in Westfield,

Massachusetts, and had over 40 junior college schools throughout the United States participating.  The MAC Men’s team had their best races of the season and came away with a National Championship for their effort.  Three of the “Running Cardinals” won All American honors for their races, with freshman Donovan Denslow-3rd, freshman Wyatt Elliott-4th, and freshman Jacob Arnold-9th, all placing in the top 15 overall in a race that had 200 runners.  For the MAC women, Hailey Cortez and Nani Brewington both finished their freshman cross country campaigns running their fastest races of the season; with Cortez narrowly missing an All American spot placing 18th.  Complete Mineral Area Cross Country results for the National Meet were as follows:

Men 8K:

Donovan Denslow


Wyatt Elliott


Jacob Arnold


Sam Toppins


Dylan Cisne


Alex Ahrens


Bryce Mings



Women's 5K:      

Hailey Cortez


Nani Brewington



Complete National Results are at


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