Upper School Sports
The MMI Baseball team plays a 14 game schedule in the Wyoming Valley Conference in addition to 6 non-league games. In 2014, the team captured the PIAA District 2 Class-A title, knocking off Blue Ridge 6-5 at PNC Field to claim the first baseball district title in school history. In 2018, the team did it again to claim the PIAA District 2 Class-A title, knocking off Forest City 3-0 at PNC Field to claim the 2nd baseball district title in 4 years. In 2020, the team did it again earning the PIAA District 2 Class A title and going on to claim the team’s first state game win!
The team plays their home games at their beautiful school field located at 380 Cedar Street in Freeland. This year the team will be coached by alumni Cory Rogers ’15 (email@example.com) and Charlie Karchner ’14 (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information about the baseball team, contact either coach via email.
The MMI boys’ basketball team is coming off the 17-18 season where they won the District 2 Class-A championship against Susquehanna. The team’s first district title since 1973. The team will feature returning players and a few new faces for the 2018-2019 season. The team plays a 16-game league schedule in the WVC and 6 non-league games. The boys’ basketball team is coached by Joe Flanagan with assistance from Brian Sones and George Gera.
The MMI varsity girls’ basketball program competes in the Wyoming Valley Conference and plays a 22 game regular season schedule. Our goal is to continue to grow the program and strengthen our numbers adding a JV schedule, mirroring varsity, in the future. This year, we’re pleased to welcome Terry Hartz as head coach.
The varsity soccer team consists of both boys and girls in the 9th through 12th grade. They play 16 league games in the WVC as well as 2 non-league games each year. The team is one of the most popular teams at MMI with close to 30 players on the roster. The soccer team will continue to play their home games on the field located at MMI’s Athletic Complex.
For more information about Varsity co-ed soccer, email coach Jeremy Pease at CoachPease22@gmail.com.
The boys’ tennis team competes in the Wyoming Valley Conference and earned a League Championship title in 1979. This year, the team will be lead by Head Coach, Tim Garvey.
For more information, contact Coach Garvey at email@example.com.
The boys’ and girls’ varsity cross country teams compete during the fall season and are led by 10th year coach Jon Weaver. Prior to coaching at MMI, Coach Weaver was the assistant varsity coach and head coach of the junior high at Bishop Hafey. The 2018 season had a roster of runners that are looking for both team and individual success. Cross Country is a sport which provides the athlete the opportunity to compete on a team, as well as attain individual achievement.
The Lady Preppers Softball team is scheduled to play 12 league games in the WVC and 8 non-league games for a total of 20 games annually. The home games are played at the MMI Athletic Field Complex. The team is coached by Mike Witner.
For mor information, contact Coach Witner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The girls’ tennis team plays in the Wyoming Valley Conference. The team plays their home matches at the School’s courts located on Ridge Street behind the School.
The team is coached by Timothy Garvey. For more information, contact Coach Garvey at email@example.com.
The Valley Country Club is the team’s home course and the team plays 12 matches annually in the WVC. Players also have the opportunity to qualify for PIAA individual championships through their performance on the team.
Ryan Jastremsky is MMI’s Head Golf Coach. For more information about the team , please contact Coach Jastremsky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shawn Evans is starting his 13th season as head coach of the Lady Preppers Volleyball Team. The team has a renewed spirit to begin this season playing matchups that include teams from PIAA District 2 WVC and PIAA District 11 Rounding out 20 Matches for the Season.
The team is looking forward to the new infusion of players this season and to begin their journey back to the PIAA District 2 Championship Rounds. We are always looking for new players and fans alike. So come on out to support our team which will be hosting 11 home matches this year.
In addition to our regular sports teams, opportunities exist for middle and upper school students to join the Cheerleading Squad! The MMI Cheerleading Squad consists of enthusiastic, dynamic, fun, and hardworking students whose mission is to represent the school with a spirit of support for teams and fans of the MMI community. Performances range from halftime performances at basketball games to pep rallies. The Cheerleading Squad is open to all students in grades 8-12.
Laurie Mele oversees the Cheerleading program. She can be reached at email@example.com.