Christy Christmas - MCSHOF Inductee - 2022
Christy Christmas, of Ludington, graduated in 1979 from Mason County Central. Christmas coached softball at Mason County Central where the team accumulated 302 wins during her tenure. She had seven West Michigan Conference titles, six district titles, three regional titles, and twice took her team to the state semi-finals, each time losing by one run to the eventual state champion. Christmas was a six time District Coach of the Year and three-time Regional Coach of the Year. She was selected to coach in the Muskegon Community College and Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association All-Star softball games and was selected All-Area Softball Coach by the Muskegon Chronicle. Christmas also coached volleyball at Mason County Central where her teams were ranked as high as eighth in the state coaches poll. As a sophomore, Christmas was a starter on the 1976 MHSAA Class C State Runner-up basketball team. She played softball, basketball and volleyball at Grand Rapids Baptist College, now Cornerstone University, where she was an All-Conference selection and MVP. She scored 1,109 points in basketball and is a member of the Cornerstone University Athletic Hall of Fame. Playing ASA fast-pitch softball, Christmas played on state championship teams with Scottville Scotties and Metalworks. The Metalworks team competed in three National ASA tournaments with a runner-up finish in College Station, Texas, where Christmas was selected as All-American, second team.