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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...

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...

States Round Four?

States Round Four?

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After battling in the state competition the past three years in a row, the Midlothian Girls’ Tennis team is getting back in action with daily practices. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, the team competed in the state competition at Liberty University. With hard work, team bonding, and dedication, the girls hope ...

Girls Got Game!

Girls Got Game!

Hannah Walker and Coach Jessica Kramer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

As part of their pre-season, the Midlo girls soccer team participated in competitions at XL Sports World to practice for the upcoming season. The girls varsity team proudly won first place in their division and will hopefully achieve these same results during the new season at Midlo. Great job, Lady Tr...

Taking the Field

Taking the Field

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

A major upset in the Conference Semi-Finals ended the Midlothian Varsity baseball team's 2016 season sooner than predicted. This year, the Trojans look to rebuild and integrate new players with returning talent. Under the supervision of coaches Lee Latham, Tubby Pace, and Dennis Moody, Midlothian wel...

Sprinting into Spring

Sprinting into Spring

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Over the past two decades, Midlothian High School’s track & field team has consistently ranked among the best in the state, and this year is no different. As one of the most respected track programs in the state, Midlothian won both the indoor track Conference 20 and 4A East Region titles on the...

Beginning of a Dynasty

Beginning of a Dynasty

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Midlothian Boys Lacrosse team is ready to take on the upcoming spring season. The team spent much of the fall preparing by participating in a recreational team to stay in shape and work on building their teamwork and skills. Many of the lacrosse members participated, except for a select few who had...

Shooting for States

Shooting for States

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After winning the Conference 20 Championship last year, the Midlothian girls lacrosse team hopes to advance even further this season. The girls prepared for their season by participating in an indoor league at XL Sports World. Each Saturday, the girls played full-length games with players from other...

Shell’s Soccer Career Shines

Shell’s Soccer Career Shines

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, sophomore Taylor Shell verbally committed to play Division 1 soccer at the University of Miami following her high school graduation. Shell began playing soccer at the age of three years old and has always dreamed of playing college soccer. This childhood dream is being ...

Midlothian Returns Its Best Boys Soccer Team in Years

Midlothian Returns Its Best Boys Soccer Team in Years

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Over the course of the past few years, Midlothian’s soccer team often consisted of a youthful group of athletes. These young athletes, however, have matured, and now the Midlothian Boys Soccer team boasts the best squad in years. Experienced seniors includeL Hunter Lemon, Peti Koppanyi, Michael Sout...

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