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Becoming a Blue Lion

Becoming a Blue Lion

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

Senior Amy Goodman recently committed to Eastern Mennonite University, a private Division III school in the mountains of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The 5’10” outside hitter started her volleyball career in eighth grade after receiving encouragement from her sister Kelsey, who currently plays on the Roa...

8-Peat

8-Peat

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Seniors on Midlothian High School’s track team know how to win. Over the course of the last four years, the 2017 class has never lost a conference track meet; they are 4-time indoor conference champions and 4-time outdoor conference champions. This domination of Conference 20, which is composed of 5 area...

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On May 11, 2017,  seniors from the girls soccer team played their last game on the Trojan home turf.  Due to a game cancellation, the boys game was moved to May 16th, when a total of eight seniors, escorted by their parents, walked on their field for one last time.  Both games resulted in hard b...

Saying Farewell to the Game

Saying Farewell to the Game

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Varsity Baseball and Varsity Softball celebrated Senior Night for the Class of 2017 players. This year, Midlothian Softball will say goodbye to five seniors: Lauren Burns, Lara Ann Douglas, Mackenzie Fuller, Amy Goodman, and Kylie Riekel. These graduates  have each...

Christmas in the Spring

Christmas in the Spring

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Throughout recent years, Midlothian High School has achieved numerous accolades through track and field, tennis, and even soccer. However, in the last half decade, a new sport has emerged at Midlothian, and that sport is lacrosse. Lacrosse, which has been dubbed the fastest growing sport in America,...

Order Your All Sports Athletic Pass!

Order Your All Sports Athletic Pass!

Mr. David Cooper, Activities Director
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

2017-2018 All Sports Athletic Passes Pre-sale Price! In a continuing effort to help reduce costs for our students, parents and fans, Midlothian High School is offering a money saving opportunity on the 2017-2018 All Sports Athletic Passes. This pass will get you into all regular season Midlothia...

Seniors Snap Longstanding Streak

Seniors Snap Longstanding Streak

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Friday, April 7th, Midlothian High School hosted the annual Senior vs. Faculty basketball game. Historically, the faculty has dominated the seniors, winning nearly every year in recent memory. However, this year, Midlothian’s seniors had some different plans. Senior athletes included: Taylor Ampy,...

Game, Set, Match

Game, Set, Match

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

No matter the sport, no team is great without dedication from each and every athlete. Alex Knorpp, Midlothian's #2 Boys Tennis player, is the prime example of how this dedication translates to improvement. Alex, also referred to as "Queso" by many of his classmates, has moved up on the team's lineup fr...

Marlins Catch Vincent

Marlins Catch Vincent

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

After committing to play basketball at Virginia Wesleyan College on March 27, 2017, Elizabeth Vincent has her eye on her future.  Vincent has played basketball her whole life, including 2 years on junior varsity and 2 years on varsity. Being a part of the Lady Trojans basketball program helped Vince...

Longing for Greatness

Longing for Greatness

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

To Cameron Long, softball is more than a sport. After making Midlothain's JV team as an eighth grader, varsity coaches immediately recognized her potential. One year later, the freshman has become varsity's starting catcher. "It's an honor," notes Cameron; "Softball really does mean a lot to me. I'v...

Off to a Kicking Start

Off to a Kicking Start

Patterson Levitch
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

As the leaves began to turn green, the girls Trojan soccer team kicked off the 2017 soccer season.  Last year, the Midlothian girls soccer team finished with a 4-10-1 record. Although they sometimes struggled to find their way last year with a very young team, they are on the rise this year with an e...

Future Softball Stars

Future Softball Stars

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

Midlothian High School held its first annual softball clinic on Saturday, March 18, to raise money for new uniforms. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Varsity players taught the basics to several elementary and middle school players to enhance their softball ability. By working on both offensive and defensive...

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