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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...

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...

Foster Joins the Ranks

Foster Joins the Ranks

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Junior David Foster has played Midlothian Varsity Boys Lacrosse for the past two spring seasons. He is a starting defender this season and has been a standout player since joining the team his freshman year. Foster has played lacrosse for 10 years and participates in a national travel team, Coast...

Traveling Soccer Star

Traveling Soccer Star

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

As spring approaches, new sports seasons begin.  The girls soccer team gains many new athletes while keeping talented, experienced Trojans.  Abby Snead has played soccer for a total of 13 years, beginning at FC Richmond.  She has maintained her affililiation with her FC team, while lending her skill to h...

Midlo Track Club Takes on NYC

Midlo Track Club Takes on NYC

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With the conclusion of the regular track season coming to a close at the 4A state meet, a few qualified Midlothian track athletes competed on a national stage with the Midlothian Track Club. On Thursday, March 9th, Midlo qualified six athletes to run in New York City at New Balance Nationals. This tra...

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...

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