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Midlo Wins in Triple Overtime Thriller

Midlo Wins in Triple Overtime Thriller

Riley Townsend, Sophie King, and Zoe Kopidis

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports

On Wednesday, January 3, 2018, the Midlo Trojans Men's Basketball team hosted the rival Cosby Titans in what shaped up to be one of the most thrilling games of the season. Henry Davis led the way with 16 points on 6/12 shooting from the field, while Justin Penn added a team high 7 rebounds. In a game fueled by e...

Midlo Basketball Home Opener

Midlo Basketball Home Opener

Riley Townsend and Sophie King

December 5, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

On November 29, 2017, the Mido Trojans hosted the James River Rapids on their home court, opening the 2017-18 season against their crosstown rivals. Under the leadership of experienced seniors Will Brown, Omar Jackson, and Justin Penn, Midlo is setting out this season with high expectations, unrivale...

Midlo Basketball Looks Toward a Successful Season

Midlo Basketball Looks Toward a Successful Season

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

Under the leadership of Coach Adam Layton, Midlothian Girls Varsity Basketball begins the season with determination and an abundant amount of athletic talent. Last year’s team closed the season with a record of 16-12, with a loss in the state quarter finals. With the end of the season brought a loss o...

Seniors Snap Longstanding Streak

Seniors Snap Longstanding Streak

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Friday, April 7th, Midlothian High School hosted the annual Senior vs. Faculty basketball game. Historically, the faculty has dominated the seniors, winning nearly every year in recent memory. However, this year, Midlothian’s seniors had some different plans. Senior athletes included: Taylor Ampy,...

Saying Goodbye to our Seniors

Saying Goodbye to our Seniors

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under TLN, Winter Sports

Midlothian High School’s senior class includes numerous dedicated athletes in various sports. Friday, February 10th marked the end of many of their sports tenures here at Midlothian. Before the boys and girls basketball games this Friday, each graduating senior received recognition in front of parent...

Basketball Playoff Preview

Basketball Playoff Preview

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Most Midlothian High School coaches and spectators would agree that this year’s boys basketball team is the best in a few years. The team has seven seniors in its graduating class, many of whom have played for four years with the program. The talent and seniority that this Midlothian team possesses ...

Buzzer Beater

Buzzer Beater

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Two years ago, Midlothian hosted Clover Hill at home with one of the craziest basketball finishes in Trojan basketball history. In the Junior Varsity game that day, then sophomore and now senior Tyler Gregory heaved up a half-court shot, and as time expired, swished in a 3-pointer to win. Two years later, ma...

Greene Shines Again

Greene Shines Again

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

Through the first 3 weeks of the season, Midlothian’s Medford team has impressed, beating two talented area teams in Monacan and Clover Hill. This week, however, the Trojan Medford team hit its first road block. The Meadowbrook Monarchs came into the auxiliary gym on January 19th ready to play. ...

Midlothian Loses Close Game to Rival James River

Midlothian Loses Close Game to Rival James River

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under Winter Sports

Through the last decade at Midlothian High School, students have graduated, teachers have retired, and administrators have shifted; however, one thing has remained the same: Midlo and James River share a fierce rivalry. Each year, arguably the biggest rivalry for the Trojans is when they face off a...

Midlothian’s Medford Basketball Team Notches Historic Victory

Midlothian’s Medford Basketball Team Notches Historic Victory

Lucas Via and Merrill Livingston

January 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

For years, schools in central Virginia from James River to Matoaca have participated in what's known as the Medford Basketball League. The Medford League consists of high school students with intellectual disabilities playing in their own competitive basketball league. On January 5, 2017, Midlothian ...

Turnovers Trump Trojans

Turnovers Trump Trojans

Lucas Via, Sports Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Midlothian High School head basketball coach David Brohl preaches the importance of limiting “Turnovers, Turnovers, Turnovers!”.  The Trojans have tallied nearly 20 turnovers in their first two games. Senior captain Tyler Gregory described how their sometimes sloppy offense ends up hurting them defensively,...

Midlothian Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Midlothian Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Winter Sports

The Midlothian High School Varsity Boys Basketball team have struggled in recent years; however, with a plethora of experience returning for the Trojans, they look to turn the page towards a new chapter of Midlothian Basketball. The boys return all five starters from the previous year, including seniors: Rico ...

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