Midwest Athletic Conference

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The Midwest Athletic Conference is an OHSAA athletic league located in west-central Ohio formed in 1972. It is one of the most competitive athletic conferences in the state of Ohio. Former Ohio State Running Back Chris "Beanie" Wells had stated, "The MAC should have its own division." after seeing 3 of the schools win state football championships in one year. (Coldwater, Minster and Marion Local in 2014). It maintains a rivalry with the Western Buckeye League which is composed of bigger schools.

Current members[edit]

The member schools of the MAC since 2006.
School Nickname Location Colors Football Region Basketball District Gym (Capacity) Joined League
Anna Rockets Anna Green, White
         
5:20 III ? 2006 (football-only),
primarily in the SCAL
Coldwater Cavaliers Coldwater Orange, Black
         
6:24 III The Palace (2,375) 1972
Delphos St. John's Blue Jays Delphos Royal Blue, Gold
         
7:28 IV The Vatican (1,200) 1982
Fort Recovery Indians Fort Recovery Purple, White
         
6:24 IV Ft. Site Fieldhouse (2,025) 1978
Marion Local Flyers Maria Stein Blue, Gold
         
6:24 III The Hangar (1,800) 1972
Minster Wildcats Minster Orange, Black
         
7:28 IV Wildcat Gym (2,200) 1972
New Bremen Cardinals New Bremen Crimson, Gold
         
7:28 IV The Nest (2,200) 1972
New Knoxville Rangers New Knoxville Red, Gray
         
N/A IV The Barn (1,000) 1978 (no football)
Parkway Panthers Rockford Black, Old Gold
         
6:24 III Panther Gym (2,200) 1972
St. Henry Redskins St. Henry Red, White
         
6:24 IV Redskin Gym (2,000) 1972
Versailles Tigers Versailles Orange, Black
         
5:20 III The Jungle (2,185) 2001

Former members[edit]

School Nickname Location Colors Tenure Current Conference
Ansonia Tigers Ansonia Orange, Black
         
1972-1978 Cross County Conference
Bradford Railroaders Bradford Orange, Black
         
1972-1978 Cross County Conference
Mendon-Union Pirates Mendon Blue, Gold
         
1977-1992 Merged into Parkway in 1992

Membership history[edit]

The all-time members of the MAC. Current members are in red, former members are in green.

MAC Rivalries[edit]

  • Coldwater/St. Henry
  • New Bremen/Minster
  • Fort Recovery/St. Henry
  • Marion Local/St. Henry
  • New Bremen/New Knoxville
  • Coldwater/Delphos St. John's
  • Coldwater/Marion Local
  • Fort Recovery/Parkway
  • Marion Local/Versailles
  • Fort Recovery/Minster

Non-Conference Rivalries[edit]

Sports fielded[edit]

School Football Volleyball Cross Country Golf Basketball Swimming Bowling Wrestling Baseball Softball Track & Field Soccer Total
Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
Anna YesN 1
Coldwater YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 18
Delphos St. John's YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 12
Fort Recovery YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 15
Marion Local YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 16
Minster YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 16
New Bremen YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 14
New Knoxville YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 9
Parkway YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 15
St. Henry YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 14
Versailles YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN YesN 17

State championships[edit]

The Midwest Athletic Conference has proven to be one of the most competitive in the state of Ohio. Since the inception of the conference in 1973, 127 member teams have been crowned state champions. All 10 MAC members have all won a team state title.

School Football Volleyball Cross Country Golf Basketball Bowling Wrestling Baseball Softball Track & Field
Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
Anna 06 95, 94 13, 11, 81 80, 72 17
Ansonia
Bradford
Coldwater 15, 14, 13, 12, 07, 05 92, 90 15, 12, 07 15, 13, 12 14, 92, 90, 87, 84, 83 96, 95, 94
Delphos St. John's 10, 08, 05, 99, 98, 97 02, 83, 49 02, 87, 80, 79, 77
Fort Recovery 15 90 96 71 91, 90
Marion Local 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 07, 06, 01, 00 13, 12, 09, 08, 07 18, 03, 75 03
Mendon-Union
Minster 17, 14, 89 17, 16, 10, 09, 08, 05, 04, 01, 00, 99, 82 09 04, 98, 18 11, 12, 17 04, 03, 02, 01, 89, 85, 82, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76
New Bremen 17
New Knoxville 08
Parkway 97, 96 91, 87
St. Henry 06, 04, 95, 94, 92, 90 11, 04, 95, 94, 90, 87, 85 04, 91, 90, 79 03, 00, 99
Versailles 03, 98, 95, 94, 93, 90 17, 13 07, 03 15, 08 13, 12, 10

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