Coldwater Picks Up 30th MAC Baseball Title

(5-9-17)  The Coldwater Cavaliers picked up their 30th Midwest Athletic Conference championship trophy after knocking off Marion Local last night (5-8-17) 7-2. For Coach Brian Harlamert it is his 11th as the Cavalier Head Coach.

After the game Coldwater pitcher Dylan Brosher told Press Pro Magazine:

“This makes 15 wins for us now. They said we’d be decent at the start of the year, but no one ever thought we’d be MAC champs.”

The MAC has played baseball since 1974, the league which started in 1973,  did not compete in baseball the first season.  The Cavaliers under Hall of Fame Coach Lou Brunswick won 9 of the first 10 MAC titles (1974-1984).  Brunswick picked up 16 of the 30 titles during his run as Head Coach, his last one was in 1993.

Gabby Wilker, who coached four years between Brunswick and Harlamert, won three out of four MAC titles during his tenure.

The MAC has had a good run at the state level in baseball over the years, Coldwater has 6 State titles, St. Henry has 3 state trophies, while Parkway and Minster both have 2 in the trophy case.

 1974 Cavalier Team That Won 1st MAC Title

1974 Coldwater Baseball
1974 Coldwater Cavaliers
MAC Baseball Titles (1974-2017)
School	       Total	Outright Champs	Co-Champs
Coldwater	 30             20	   10

Titles: (30): 2017, 16, 14, 13, 10, 09, 08, 05, 04, 01, 00, 
1997, 96, 94, 93, 92, 91, 88, 87, 86, 84, 83, 82, 81, 79, 
78, 77, 76, 75, 74

(1974-1993) Lou Brunswick (16 titles)
(1994-1997) Gabby Wilker (3 titles)
(1998- ) Brian Harlamert (11 titles)

WBL Championships (1959-1973)
School	    	TOTAL	Outright Champs	Co-Champs
Coldwater	  4	      1		   3		

Titles: (4): 1972, 61, 59, 58

(1959-1973) - Lou Brunswick (3 titles)
(1958) - Joe Reed (1 title)

Coldwater, was a member of the Western Buckeye League and competed in baseball from 1958-1973. According to WBL records, the Cavaliers won 4 titles. However; the WBL played in divisions for several seasons during the 1970’s and did win some division titles as well.

Brunswick won 3 WBL titles to add to his 16 MAC trophies as the head coach.


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