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Smiling Through the Tears

Smiling Through the Tears

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Wednesday October 19th, the Midlothian Varsity Field Hockey Team took the field against the Clover Hill Cavaliers, one of the team's biggest threats of the season. The ladies had beaten the Cavs one week prior to the major matchup; however, they knew that Clover Hill would come out stronger than be...

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...

Lights, Run, Action

Lights, Run, Action

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the Midlothian cross country team checked off the third meet of the season from the list, the Trojans can celebrate with joy.  Both the girls and the guys teams went to Pole Green Park to participate in the RVA Relays, the only race in the Richmond area, offered to high school running teams at...

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...

S-E-N-I-O-R-S

S-E-N-I-O-R-S

Sydney Van Horn and Lara Ann Douglas

October 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Thursday October 6th, Midlo seniors and juniors battled it out in an intense matchup for the annual Powder Puff game. The juniors and seniors met on the football field to warm up before starting the game. As students rushed in to fill the bleachers, the senior class decided to intimidate their opp...

Trojans Ignite the Field

Trojans Ignite the Field

Sydney Van Horn and Lara Ann Douglas

October 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

With Homecoming festivities dwindling down, Hurricane Matthew was on the rise, but the storm held off long enough for the Trojans to play their Homecoming football game against the Manchester Lancers on October 9th. Once the Homecoming parade commenced and the elaborate floats made their way off the t...

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...

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