Sports

Men’s basketball program expected to show continued growth

Men’s basketball program expected to show continued growth

Laker Current Staff Report   It is not unusual for a new program to experience growing pains. Fortunately for the Mid Michigan Community College Men’s Basketball Team, those growing pains have eased more quickly than anyone could have anticipated. After an inaugural year in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), which had the Lakers […]

Lady Lakers, coaches optimistic about upcoming season

Lady Lakers, coaches optimistic about upcoming season

  Laker Current Staff Report   Nothing builds confidence in sports more than a winning season — especially when it’s your first season as head coach. “We are very excited about the upcoming season,” said MMCC’s Women’s Basketball Head Coach Matt Rodenbo. “We bring back some scorers along with our top defensive players and have […]

Hockey team seeking players for new season

Hockey team seeking players for new season

Laker Current Staff Report   Work is underway to establish a collegiate hockey team at MMCC for the fifth season. While interest has varied from year to year, Coach Barney Ledford, who also heads up MMCC’s criminal justice program, is hoping to roster a team to compete in the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC). Assistant […]

MMCC adds cross country, bowling to sports program

MMCC adds cross country, bowling to sports program

Laker Current Staff Report   The Mid Michigan Community College athletic program is expanding this fall. With a successful basketball program already developed, the college will be adding men’s and women’s cross country in the fall and men’s and women’s bowling in the winter. With the addition of cross country and bowling, the MMCC Lakers […]

Tryouts for hockey, men’s basketball

MMCC’s hockey and men’s basketball programs have scheduled tryout dates for September. The hockey program will have an informational session and tryouts Thursday, Sept. 3, to determine if there is enough interest in forming a collegiate team to play against other colleges.  If there aren’t enough players to form a collegiate team, the club plans […]

MMCC basketball player heads to Alma College

Former Mid Michigan Community College Men’s Basketball player Trevor Gernaat will continue his basketball career and education at Alma College. Gernaat was a cornerstone for the Lakers teams that won back-to-back NJCAA Division III Region XII titles. He averaged 15.5 points and 5 rebounds per game during his career at MMCC.   A 2013 graduate of […]

Support MMCC athletics at golf outing

Support MMCC athletics at golf outing

The Mid Michigan Community College Lakers Golf Outing is Aug. 21 at Snow Snake Golf Course in Harrison. Registration is now open for this event, which provides a fun day of golf to support the MMCC men’s and women’s basketball teams and the hockey club. The $65 fee includes lunch at the turn and dinner […]