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2018 Midwest Area Schedule

01/27: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (East)
05/05: 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone (9WS)
06/16: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
06/17: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
07/28: KC Open (9WS)
08/18: Shield Championship-Milwaukee (GC)
08/19: Shield Championship-Milwaukee (GC)
09/15: MCA 9WS Championship (9WS)
11/16: 2017 MCA Awards

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01/26: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (South)

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Entries in Greg Clouse (52)

Sunday
Jul102016

2016 Missouri Open Winners

BELTON, MO -- The 2016 Missouri Open rolled out on schedule yesterday morning at Eagles' Landing Golf Course in Belton, Missouri. A full report and photos will be posted in the near future, but here are your winners across the four divisions:

PRO DIVISION: Greg Clouse 19, Greg Adams 15
GOLD DIVISION: Steve Jackson 19, Nathan Oberg 18
SILVER DIVISION: Gabe Airrington 21, Josh Reed 18
BRONZE DIVISION: Brevin Millican 21, Cade Millican 6 

Tuesday
Jun142016

Cleveland Rocks

The Cleveland Open certainly rocked the MCA Nine Wicket Series this past weekend as all four of the points' races saw new leaders at the top of the standings after this weekend's action at the Cleveland Croquet Club. The fun started in the Pro Division, as former USCA Nine Wicket National Champion Matt Smith came into the event with the idea of ending Matt Griffith's participated tournament win streak of six. Smith had a couple of MCA events under his belt, but the Cleveland Open is the first one where he planned to participate in the knockout round.

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Saturday
Jun112016

2016 Cleveland Open Day One Winners

CLEVELAND, MO -- There was a lot of croquet action on day one of the 2016 Cleveland Open outside of Cleveland, Missouri today as the Pro, Gold and Bronze Divisions all competed today. All three divisions saw new winners.

PRO DIVISION: Matt Smith over Greg Clouse 20-10

GOLD DIVISION: Nate Benz over Jodi Adams 30-22

BRONZE DIVISION: Patrick Fagan 2-0, Gwyneth Bowen 1-1, Shari Cullinan 0-2

A full report will be posted at a later date, as we will continue with Silver play tomorrow morning with an 8:30 a.m. start.

Thursday
Jun092016

2016 Cleveland Open Pro Line-up

The Pro Division for the 2016 Cleveland Open start swinging the mallets at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning with a three-round random draw format. Ten players will be looking for eight spots in the afternoon playoff bracket. The Pro Championship will take place at 3:15 p.m. on Center Court at the Cleveland Croquet Club. Methodology is explained below.

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Tuesday
May172016

Big Time Finish for Griffith

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI -- With the challenging turf at Howard Park, the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament lines out to be the MCA's equivalent to cycling's Paris Roubaix. On Saturday, the cool temperatures and steady winds added to the atmosphere as 25 dedicated croquet players took to the courts across four divisions.

PHOTOS | OFFICIAL SCORESHEET

The Pro Division lived up to the epic conditions as Matt Griffith met Greg Clouse in the final. Griffith was looking for his sixth tournament win while Clouse continued his quest for his first title since the 2013 Stilwell Open. As the game developed, Griffith seemed to have the advantage, but Clouse carefully clawed his way back into the game and in the final minutes held a 20-16 lead off a break that ran out from the turn to 13PW.

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Sunday
May152016

2016 Lee's Summit Early Results

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO - It was a windy and cold day at the 2016 Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament yesterday at Howard Park as 25 croquet warriors went into battle. A full report will be posted later, but here are your early results:

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Friday
May132016

2016 Lee's Summit T-Bone Pro Schedule

The MCA Pro Division for the 2016 Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament will utilize two blocks for the morning with all players advancing to an eight-player knockout. Schedule follows.

A BLOCK

8:30 AM
Griffith vs B. Berg
R. Millican vs G. Adams

9:45 AM
Griffith vs G. Adams
R. Millican vs B. Berg

11:00 AM
Griffith vs R. Millican
G. Adams vs B. Berg

B BLOCK 

8:30 AM
Clouse vs D. Millican
Goodwin vs Johnson

9:45 AM
Clouse vs Johnson
Goodwin vs D. Millican

11:00 AM
Clouse vs Goodwin
Johnson vs D. Millican

PLAYOFFS

1:00 PM - QUARTERFINALS

2:15 PM - SEMIFINALS

3:30 PM - PRO FINAL

Updated website information on the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament will appear here:
midwestcroquet.com/missouri-croquet/tag/lees-summit-t-bone-tournament 

Use #MCA9WS for the most up to date news on social media. 

Tuesday
Feb092016

2016 MCA AGM: USCA Rules for 2016

BELTON, MISSOURI -- The 2016 MCA Annual General Meeting was held at the Belton Wellness Center in Belton, Missouri on January 30, 2016 with a lunch sponsored by MCA partner Goodwin World Media LLC. Several topics were covered but the key story continues to be record-breaking growth in both membership and revenue for the MCA. Since launching the MCA Nine Wicket Series in 2013, the MCA has broken both membership and revenue records each year. For 2016, the MCA brought in $2493 in revenue which is up from $370 in 2012. On the membership side, the MCA had 43 members in 2016 versus nine in 2012.

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Monday
Sep212015

September Madness

BELTON, MO -- The MCA capped its third season of the Nine Wicket Series with a wild weekend of play at Markey Park in Belton, Missouri. Dylan Goodwin took the Pro Championship with a 17-13 win over Greg Clouse in a hard-fought final, but with four divisions and the Six Ball Open Championship on Friday night there was plenty of hardware to go around.

Deborah Millican probably had the biggest weekend as she took the Six Ball Open Championship in an epic Friday night battle under the lights, then followed that with a 20-11 win in the Gold Championship over Bill Berg claiming both the Gold Shield and overall Gold Points race with 208 points on the season. Bill Berg was second in the Gold Points race with 193 points.

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Saturday
Sep192015

2015 MCA Championship Results

MARKEY PARK / BELTON, MISSOURI / SEPTEMBER 19, 2015

PRO DIVISION

Final
Dylan Goodwin 17, Greg Clouse 13

Semifinals
Greg Clouse 23, Ron Millican 19
Dylan Goodwin 17, Billy Bob Breeden 14

Quarterfinals
Greg Clouse 13, Bill Berg 12
Ron Millican 22, Greg Adams 21
Billy Bob Breeden 21, Jason Johnson 20
Dylan Goodwin 21, Deborah Millican 17 

Overall 2015 Pro Division Points Race
1. Matt Griffith 474 pts ($150) 2. Greg Clouse 371 pts ($75) 3. Dylan Goodwin 286 pts ($50) 4. Billy Bob Breeden 254 pts ($25) 5. Ron Millican 248 pts

GOLD DIVISION

Final
Deborah Millican 20, Bill Berg 11

Semifinals
Deborah Millican 22, Ellie Kemp 9
Bill Berg 24, Jodi Adams 23

First Round
Ellie Kemp 20, Debbie Breeden 16 

Overall 2015 Gold Division Points Race
1. Deborah Millican 208 pts 2. Bill Berg 193 pts 3. Jodi Adams 168 pts 4. Debbie Breeden 121 pts 5. Nathan Oberg 114 pts 

SILVER DIVISION

Final
Darin Watson 19, Brevin Millican 15

Semifinals
Brevin Millican 12, Di Berg 10
Darin Watson 10, Justin Marciniak 7

First Round
Brevin Millican 20, Trevor Adams 17 

Overall 2015 Silver Division Points Race
1. Di Berg 163 pts 2. Darin Watson 158 pts 3. Gabe Airrington 135 pts 4. Justin Marciniak 81 pts 5. Eddie Mondt 78 pts 5. Ellie Kemp 78 pts

BRONZE DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
1. Renee Potter 16 pts 2. Gwyneth Bowen 13 pts 3. Cade Millican 12 pts 4. Elizabeth Goodwin 10 pts

Game 1 -- G Bowen 8, R Potter 6, E Goodwin 4, C Millican 4
Game 2 -- R Potter 10, C Millican 8, E Goodwin 6, G Bowen 5 

Overall 2015 Bronze Division Points Race
1. Tim Weimholt 50 pts 2. Gwyneth Bowen 46 pts 3. Trevor Adams 42 pts 4. Renee Potter 38 pts 5. Daniel Cooper 37 pts 5. Aaron Rowden 37 pts