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Tumbling to Regionals

Tumbling to Regionals

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

On October 20, 2016, a week after placing fourth in the District Competition, the Midlothian Competition Cheer squad traveled to Dinwiddie High School to compete in the Conference 20 Championship. Six teams battled to place top four in order to move on to Regionals, and the Trojans did just that. A...

Putting on the 18th

Putting on the 18th

Lucas Via, Sports Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

Through the last 2 years, Midlothian qualified one participant in the state golf tournament to compete. Junior Kyle Clarke represented Midlothian admirably on both occasions. With the golf season lasting just over 2 months, it encompasses less time than any sport at Midlothian.  On October 10th and ...

Battling on and off the Field

Battling on and off the Field

Lara Ann Douglas and Sydney Van Horn

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

The Trojans traveled to The Swamp on October 14th to face off against the James River Rapids in the annual Coal Bowl. Since 1990, the Coal Bowl has been an intense battle between the two rival hometown teams. The schools come together every year to raise awareness for Breast Cancer, a goal far great...

Trojans Take Manhattan

Trojans Take Manhattan

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

An exciting trip to New York to compete in the 44th Annual Manhattan Invitational, set up in Van Cortlandt Park, marked a defining moment for the boys and girls Midlothian cross country teams.  After long hours in the car, the Trojans began their Manhattan experience with true New York pizza and...

Hitting It Hard

Hitting It Hard

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

Nearly every year for a half a decade, Midlothian High School’s girls volleyball team has sent athletes to the collegiate level. From Kelsey Goodman at Roanoke to Morgan Seal at Randolph Macon, Midlothian continues a familiar trend. This year's collegiate prospects consist of seniors Lauryn Basl a...

The Woman, The Myth, The Legend

The Woman, The Myth, The Legend

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Spotlights

After last year’s stellar field hockey season, making it all the way to regionals, senior captain Nora Mulroy is back and ready to make her senior year one to remember. Last year, Nora was named co-captain, along with Frankie Urcia and Natalie Durcan, Class of 2016. With the graduation of both of those players, ...

Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

Coming off of a high from last year's regional finish, the Midlothian High School Field Hockey team came back even more fierce this year. With conditioning starting the week after school let out and official practices beginning on August 1st, this dedicated team has put in effort day in and day out. ...

Trojans Tailgate the Way to Victory

Trojans Tailgate the Way to Victory

Lara Ann Douglas and Sydney Van Horn

October 1, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

On Friday, September 23rd, the Midlothian High School senior class gathered for the first tailgate of the year before the football team kicked off against George Wythe. Senior Class Historian Alexa Battle, who helped organize the tailgate, notes, “We killed the turnout this year- it was much better than years pa...

Trojans’ Good Luck Charm

Trojans’ Good Luck Charm

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

Every Friday night, captain and starting quarterback Kyle Daniluk leads the Midlothian Varsity Football team onto the field. The junior began his high school football career on JV before Coach Kevin Thomas pulled him up to varsity halfway through his sophomore season. Position shifting on the team ...

Greatness in Gregory

Greatness in Gregory

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Reaching the state tournament exists as a goal for any high school sports team. Whether that goal is unlikely or an annual occurrence, achieving it is always satisfying for everyone involved. Midlothian’s volleyball team knows this feeling, as they have reached the state tournament each of the last 3 y...

Midlothian Fights Cosby in a High Scoring Thriller

Midlothian Fights Cosby in a High Scoring Thriller

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On September 15, 2016, dozens of spirited Midlo students traveled to Cosby High School to cheer on the Varsity football team. The Trojans kept fans on their toes during every play, showing improvement on both offense and defense. After trailing 8-6 at halftime, Midlo relentlessly pressured the Titans. The...

A Girl on the Run to Success

A Girl on the Run to Success

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With the 2016-2017 fall sport season rolling into full swing,  Junior Ashlyn Ferguson is definitely in the center of the radar. It is a known fact that being a student-athlete is a hard task to take on while in high school.  The public sees student-athletes as  prominent people, who represent their schoo...

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