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(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

(2/27/20)  MAC competes in Missouri Collegiate Open. The Mineral Area Track teams competed in the Missouri Collegiate Challenge in Columbia, Missouri on Saturday, February 22nd. The MAC teams closed out their Indoor Season at the University’s Hearnes Center, along with 10 other schools. Top performances for the Cardinals were personal best times from freshmen Donovan Denslow and Wyatt Elliott. Denslow lowered his best time in the mile down to 4:30.19, which placed him 4th, while Elliott ran a fantastic time of 16:17.08 in the 5,000 meter run, finishing 5th. Complete Mineral Area results at the Missouri Challenge Meet were: 60 meter dash Jake Casey-24th-7.42 Cole Ziegler-27TH-7.47 Cainan Hutsell-30th-7.55

200 meter dash Jake Casey-28th-24.19 Cainan Hutsell-30th-24.32 Cole Ziegler-37th-24.90

Mile Run Donovan Denslow-4th-4:30.19

3,000 Meter Run

Donovan Denslow-8th-9:19.91 Jacob Arnold-12th-10:24.35

5,000 Meter Run

Wyatt Elliott-5th-16:17.08

Next competition for the MAC Track teams will be Saturday, March 21st, as they open their outdoor season with a meet at SIU Edwardsville.

(2/11/20)  Mizzou Open results. 

The Mineral Area Track teams competed in the Mizzou Open Invitational  hosted by the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri on Friday February 7th.  The University’s Hearnes Center Indoor Track Complex played host to 10 schools, of which 6 were NCAA Division 1 teams.  Top performances from the MAC squad came from freshman Jake Casey who lowered his best time in the 60 meter dash to 7.31, which placed him 9th, and from freshman Donovan Denslow who placed 5th in the mile and 3rd in the 3000 meter run.    Complete Mineral Area results at the Mizzou Meet were:


60 meter dash

Jake Casey-9th-7.31

Cainan Hutsell-10th-7.57

Cole Ziegler-13th-8.21


200 meter dash

Jake Casey-9th-24.39

Cole Ziegler-10th-24.74

Cainan Hutsell-11th-24.82


800 Meter Run

Dylan Cisne-13th-2:16.02


Mile Run

Donovan Denslow-5th-4:32.33

Wyatt Elliott-12th-4:48.75

Dylan Cisne-14th-4:54.61

Alex Ahrens-15th-5:09.21


3,000 meter run


Donovan Denslow-3rd-9:16.39


Wyatt Elliott-5th-9:36.83    


 Alex Ahrens-7th-10:20.85


Next competition for the Mac Track teams will be Saturday, February 22nd at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge in Columbia, Missouri.





The Mineral Area Track teams competed in the Principia Relays hosted by Principia College on Friday evening January 31st.  Several Mac runners hit personal best times for their events at the 12 team indoor meet.  Highlighting the performances for the Cardinals was an NJCAA Division III National Outdoor Meet qualifying time in the 5,000 meter run by freshman Wyatt Elliott.  Wyatt’s time of 16:50.94 beat the qualifying standard of 16:53, which also placed him third overall in the race at Principia. Freshmen Bryce Mings-17:31.59 (9th), Dylan Cisne-17:31.90 (10th), and Alex Ahrens-18:09.15 (14th) all set personal best marks in the 5,000 meter race in addition to Elliott’s performance.  Complete Mineral Area results at Principia were:


60 meter dash


Jake Casey-36th-7.50

Cole Ziegler-39th-7.57


200 meter dash


Jake Casey-43rd-25.03

Cole Ziegler-45th-25.09


5,000 meter run


Women-  Hailey Cortez-3rd-23:13


Men- Wyatt Elliott-3rd-16:50.94    Bryce Mings-9th-17:31.59 


Dylan Cisne-10th- 17:31.90      Alex Ahrens-14th-18:09.15


Next competition for the Mac Track teams will be Friday, February 7th at the Mizzou Open in Columbia, Missouri.

(12/11/19).  MAC participates in indoor event. The Mineral Area College Track teams had two individuals compete in the Missouri Holiday Indoor Track Opener in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, December 6th. Freshmen Jake Casey and Cole Ziegler got their first taste of college indoor racing with the following results.

60 meter dash Cole Ziegler-18th-7.47 Jake Casey-21st-7:48

200 meter dash Cole Ziegler-15th-24.48

400 meter dash Jake Casey-4th-58.95

(1/28/20)  Indoor Track competes in Snowbird Invitational. 

The Mineral Area College Track teams participated in their first meet of the 2020 season with competition at the Snow Bird Invitational in Jacksonville, Illinois. Illinois College played host to 12 schools this past Saturday, January 25th, with the Running Cardinals posting several impressive performances. Top effort for MAC came from freshman Donovan Denslow as he completed the mile run in a time of 4:45.85, good for 5th place overall in a field of 31 runners. Complete results and events for the Men's team were as follows.

55 meter dash-Jake Casey-22nd-6.96
200 meter dash-Jake Casey-30th-25.23
800 meter run-Dylan Cisne-20th-2:20.15
Mile Run- Donovan Denslow-5th-4:45.85 Wyatt Elliott-13th-4:58.34
Bryce Mings-18th-5:12.71 Dylan Cisne-19th-5:14.55 Alex Ahrens-22nd-5:16.72
3,000 meter run- Wyatt Elliott-20th-9:49.42 Alex Ahrens-27th-10:25.67

The next Indoor meet for the Mineral Area Track teams will be Friday, January 31st with competition at the Principia Relays.