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Thursday
Sep152016

2016 MCA Pro Championship Bracket

The 2016 MCA Pro Division Championship is scheduled for an 12:00 p.m. start on September 17, 2016 at Markey Park in Belton, Missouri (615 W. Markey Road, Belton, MO 64012). The championship games should be start around 2:30 p.m. Playoff bracket with scheduled times:

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Wednesday
Aug032016

Miller Back on Top

The 2016 MCA Nine-Wicket Series continues to find ways to reach back to the 2013 season. During that historic first season, Paul Miller took both the inaugural MCA Championship tournament and GWM Pro Points Race, but since then had only been able to play in a few MCA events. His return this year netted his first tourney win since 2013 as he took down Billy Bob Breeden 32-18 in Sunday's Kansas City Open Pro Division final at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri. That little nod to the 2013 season follows the only other tournament winner from that first year, Greg Clouse, also picking up his first MCA win since 2013 at the Missouri Open held earlier in July.

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Sunday
Jul032016

2016 USCA Nine-Wicket Nationals

Five MCA members made the trip to Denver to play in the 2016 USCA Nine Wicket Nationals held June 17-19, 2016, and hosted by the Denver Croquet Club. Matt Griffith finished as runner-up in Championship flight to champion Paul Bennett. In First Flight, Bill Berg collected the second place prize as he finished as runner-up to Charles Berberich. 

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Tuesday
Jun212016

Midwest GC Regional Ready to Launch

The USCA's Midwest Regionals is ready to roll in Kansas City this weekend with a golf croquet format and several MCA players in the line-up. The event will be played at Kactus Creek Croquet Club and the National Golf Club of Kansas City in the Parkville, Missouri. Thursday will be the practice day with game action running Friday through Sunday.

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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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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. 

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 

Thursday
Sep172015

2015 MCA Championship Official Schedule

Updated on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 12:51PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

BELTON, MO -- It's championship week! The action starts on Friday evening with the Six Ball Championship at 6:00 p.m. at Markey Park in Belton, Missouri. Saturday morning the Pro Division will take the courts with an 8:30 a.m. start. Gold, Silver and Bronze follow with a 12:45 p.m. start. No meals are provided with this event.

ADDRESS:
Markey Park
615 Markey Rd
Belton, MO 64012

We are still able to take up to five more players for the Six Ball Championship on Friday evening. It is a free event for MCA members and $10 for non-members. Contact kccroquetclub@gmail.com if you would like to participate. Official schedule follows.

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Monday
Aug172015

2015 Kansas City Invitational Results

KANSAS CITY, MO -- MCA member Matt Griffith won the 42nd Annual Kansas City Invitational on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is six-ball (cutthroat) and is likely the longest active running croquet tournament in the US. In 2013, the Palm Beach Invitational celebrated its 45th year, but there is no report of the event running again since that year.

PHOTO GALLERY

The MCA had 11 members participate in the 30-player event with Griffith, Ellie Kemp, Dylan Goodwin, Greg Adams, Jodi Adams, Billy Bob Breeden, Debbie Breeden, Ron Millican, Deborah Millican, Greg Clouse and Jason Johnson all on hand.

The event was held at Fast Eddie Mondt's private residence on two courts. The southern court featured a steep downhill at the turn wickets that provided a challenge all day for players -- funneling most balls that approached directly out of bounds behind the turn stake. Players got two games and the top 12 by place points advanced to two six-player semifinals. From there the top three advanced from each game to the final.

The MCA supports all competitive croquet events in the midwest and all of the players that participated enjoyed the event. 

FINALS LINE-UP
Matt Griffith (W)
Billy Bob Breeden
Greg Clouse
Art Hatchey
Deborah Millican
Ron Millican