Mason County Eastern

2001 Mason County Eastern Softball Team

2018
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Fast-Pitch Softball

The 2001 Mason County Eastern softball team won the 2001 MHSAA Division 4 state championship with a 38-2 record. The team won district and regional championships in the playoffs and the Western Michigan D League. The team had two first-team All-State players. Members of the Cardinals were Laura Herrera, Denise (Purple) Cory, Sara (Marek) Hilton, Emily (Heath) Rogers, Bernadette Battre, Jeanne (Col ...Read More...

Jerry McCormick

2017
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Drag Racing, Fast-Pitch Softball, Track & Field

Jerry McCormick's athletic career zoomed to life following his graduation from Mason County Eastern in 1964. McCormick was a three-sport athlete for the Cardinals in track, baseball and basketball. He lettered in each of the sports, and at one point, McCormick owned the 100-meter dash record. He also was named honorable mention all-state in boys basketball twice. His exploits earned him the Mas ...Read More...

Jordan Goodman

2017
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Basketball, Cross Country, Track & Field

Two time state champ in 100 meter dash. State record holder in 100 meter dash. County record in 400 meter dash. Qualified in 4 events at state track meet 2017. 3x class D all state in cross country. Participates in student council, SADD, Homecoming queen. Jordan will be attending Aquinas College to continue running. ...Read More...

Carl Mayhand

2015
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Cross Country, Track & Field

Carl Mayhand was a record-setting runner at Mason County Eastern, leaving the school with seven records in tow. He went on to be an All-American during his junior college days and had to turn down a full scholarship to Auburn University because of family commitments. But in high school, he was tough to beat in cross country and track. He owned state titles in the 1980 state cross country meet and ...Read More...

Elena Luce

2013
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Basketball, Cross Country, Fast-Pitch Softball, Soccer, Volleyball

Elena Luce of Mason County Eastern earned 17 total letters for participating in cross country, volleyball, basketball, softball and soccer. She earned all-Western Michigan D League recognition in each of those sports, with basketball being her strongest sport. She was a three-time Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan Academic All-State selection and a two-time BCAM All-State choice. She won ...Read More...

Alyssa Bryan

2012
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Basketball, Cross Country, Fast-Pitch Softball, Volleyball

Alyssa Bryan is a multiple-letter winner across four sports in her four years at Mason County Eastern. She won four letters with the softball and volleyball teams and three others for basketball. She also has a letter in cross country. She's a four-year first-team all-Western Michigan D League softball honoree and has first-team all-WMD honors in basketball once and volleyball three times. In s ...Read More...

Tyler Thurston

2012
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer

Tyler Thurston excelled in his athletic endeavors and the classroom for all four years at Mason County Eastern. In all, he earned 12 athletic letters with four each from soccer and baseball and two each from cross country and basketball. In 2012, he captained all four teams he was involved with and earned first-team all-Western Michigan D League honors for each. In basketball, he tied the single g ...Read More...

Jeanne (Cole) Miller

2011
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Basketball, Fast-Pitch Softball, Volleyball

In 2001, Mason County Eastern rode the pitching and hitting of Jeanne (Cole) Miller to the Division 4 state championship. She was 31-1 and in 195 innings she struck out 288 batters, walked 38 while allowing just 52 base hits and 16 earned runs for what was then the lowest earned run average (0.11) ever by a prep softball player in Michigan. She also hit .648 with 27 doubles, seven triples, six hom ...Read More...

Kada Knizacky

2011
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Basketball, Cross Country, Fast-Pitch Softball, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball

Kada Knizacky, of Mason County Eastern, was chosen the Mason County Sports Hall of Fame’s Femaie Scholar Athlete of the Year. Knizacky earned a total of 15 varsity letters in her four-year athletic career at Eastern. She lettered four times each in cross country and track and field, three times in volleyball, twice in basketball and once each in softball and soccer. In track and field, Kni ...Read More...

Rich Leonard

2010
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Fast-Pitch Softball, Football, Track & Field

A 1963 graduate of Mason County Eastern, Rich Leonard was one of that school's finest all-around athletes. He was the leading scorer and rebounder during one of Eastern's most successful runs in basketball. He was also an outstanding athlete in track and field, baseball, and football. Growing up on a farm in Fountain, Leonard grew into a 6-foot, 3-inch, 220-pound slugger who is arguably the finest ...Read More...