Ingraham, Andrew and Wulfhorst

February 23, 2021, Celina, OH — The Grand Lake Mariners recently held their annual organizational meeting to elect board members. The board elected three new members: Mark Wulfhorst, Jason Andrew and Jeff Ingraham.

Wulfhorst is a retired public address announcer and radio broadcaster. Since 1979, he has worked at several local radio stations and was the original announcer for the Mariners in the 1990s. Wulfhorst resides in St. Henry.

Andrew is a science teacher and varsity assistant baseball coach at Celina High School. He lives in Celina with his wife, Katie, and three children, Quinn, Tatum and Tenley.

Ingraham was one of the founding members and lawyer for the Mariners in 1989. Currently, he is the fifth judge of the General Division of the Mercer County Commons Pleas Court and has served since January 1991. Ingraham and his wife, Susie, reside in Celina.

Bill Montgomery, President of the Grand Lake Mariners

“The Mariners organization is pleased to have these gentlemen join the Board of Directors. They offer leadership, knowledge and enthusiasm.” .

Concurrently, Bill Miller, Wes Harris and Stephanie Harris resigned from the board. President Bill Montgomery thanks them for their dedication and service to the program.

Montgomery added .

“We are deeply indebted to these three individuals for their tireless efforts over the years.”

The 2021 board members are Barb Delzeith, Chad Alstaetter, Mike Overman, Bill Montgomery, Betty Feliciano, Joe Hoying, Carl Huber, Mark Wulfhorst, Jason Andrew and Jeff Ingraham, Advisory Member Lou Brunswick and General Manager John Dorner.

The following board members are also officers for the Grand Lake Mariners: Montgomery, President; Huber, Vice President; Alstaetter, Secretary and Hoying, Treasurer.

Plans call for the 2021 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League (GLSCL) season to proceed as usual, with league-mandated COVID-19 protocols established. The Mariners’ roster is complete, and the coaching staff is in place.

Founded in 1989, the Mariners played their first game in 1990. The team is entering its 31st season. They are the second oldest franchise in the GLSCL. The GLSCL is one of eight leagues approved by the National Alliance of College Summer Baseball and the only summer collegiate league sponsored by major league baseball, which requires the use of wood bats.