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Born to Play Soccer

Born to Play Soccer

Daniel Wines, Sports Contributor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

For the past four years, Midlothian has reigned as a powerhouse in high school soccer. Much of this success can be attributed to the hard work of Finlay Wyatt, the talent of Matt Szucs, and the leadership of former head coach Ted Jones. However, one current player has all these attributes and more: se...

Thrown in the Dunk Tank for a Good Cause

Thrown in the Dunk Tank for a Good Cause

Daniel Wines, Sports Contributor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On Wednesday, May 11th, the Boys Lacrosse team celebrated  Senior Night with a tailgate, which included lots of food, including barbecue sandwiches, desserts, chips, and drinks. Parents, students, and players hung out and talked before warming up, which helped prepare them for the game. The weather ...

(Téa)king Her Skills to Howard

(Téa)king Her Skills to Howard

Neha Kulkarni and Kate Muehlbauer
May 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

Around this time of year, when most seniors finalize their post-high school plans, many athletes also sign to continue playing the sports they have grown up with at the colleges that symbolize a new chapter of their lives. Though Midlothian athletes have signed letters of intent for their respective ...

Softball for a Worthy Cause

Softball for a Worthy Cause

Mrs. Denise Manuel and Bobby Stout
May 3, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

On Saturday, April 23, the Midlothian Softball team volunteered at the 29th annual Down Syndrome Tournament Fundraiser held at the Glen Allen Softball Complex.  The girls helped with stations for the fun festival activities and the fun game with special needs players.  It was a great team bonding exp...

Warriors Continue Magical Season

Warriors Continue Magical Season

Lucas Via, Sports Writer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The sprinkle of rain and blooming of flowers at the start of spring indicates the kickoff of the annual NBA playoffs. This NBA season has created more excitement than ever with both the San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors having legendary seasons. The Warriors finished the year with the best...

Mr. Steele Goes to the Masters

Mr. Steele Goes to the Masters

Daniel Wines, Sports Contributor
May 1, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports

On April 6th, Mr. Patrick Steele went to the Masters. One of his friends won four tickets in the lottery system to go to the Augusta, Georgia, event for the practice round on April 6th. The Masters is one of the four biggest golf tours of the year and is shrouded in tradition and etiquette. Last yea...

The Ball’s in Their Court

The Ball’s in Their Court

Kate Muehlbauer and Neha Kulkarni
April 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Among the many competitive sports offered at Midlothian High School, both the boys and girls tennis teams have proved to be formidable forces. The boys tennis team has done well in the past and approaches this season with similar goals, as senior Matthew Cousins, one of the team captains and most ...

Throwing Heat

Throwing Heat

Lucas Via, Staff Writer
April 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Midlothian’s baseball team went into the playoffs last year on a hot streak, which ended abruptly by a loss to Monacan in the first round of the conference tournament. The momentum gained at the end of the regular season has revved back up this year with a strong start of 7 -3. This season has alr...

One Swing at a Time

One Swing at a Time

Bobby Stout, Sports Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On Wednesday, April 6th, the field was cut to perfection, the chalk was repaved on the infield, and the Midlothian softball team took the diamond against Caroline High School. With weeks of difficult practices, the victory-starved team looked for their first win of the season. Even with a home field...

Lost in the Rapids

Lost in the Rapids

Daniel Wines, Sports Contributor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On Friday, April 14th, the Boys Lacrosse team had their biggest game of the year against James River. Star sophomore Casey Joyce, who has been out the previous two weeks due to a shoulder injury returned. An undefeated Midlothian team went up against a one loss James River. The much anticipated game st...

Racing With Rominger

Racing With Rominger

Lucas Via, Staff Writer
April 19, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After a successful Indoor Track & Field season, Midlothian looks to the Outdoor season for more of the same. As always with legendary coaches Stan Morgan and Dan Ward, the expectations are nothing less than a state title on both the girls and the boys side. Many of the great accomplishments achieved during ...

Flipping Her Way to Success

Flipping Her Way to Success

Neha Kulkarni and Kate Muehlbauer
April 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

While most students at Midlo participate in school sports, like tennis, baseball, and lacrosse, senior Sarah Kuennen involves herself in another physical activity. Since she was 4, Kuennen has actively pursued gymnastics. Despite being a strong student academically in several AP and honors classes,...

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