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Leeper Leaps to Lynchburg

Leeper Leaps to Lynchburg

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every year, Midlo sends elite athletes to compete at the collegiate level. On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, senior Abbi Leeper joined these athletes, as she signed to play volleyball at University of Lynchburg for the fall of 2019. Leeper’s passion for the sport began 6 years ago when she switche...

Hammond Commits to Mary Washington

Hammond Commits to Mary Washington

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, April 18, 2019, senior Zoe Hammond joined Midlo’s group of committed athletes, as she signed to continue her field hockey career at the Division 3 University of Mary Washington. Hammond has competed in the sport of field hockey since 5th grade. She recalls, “I hated soccer, soft...

Smith Starts a New Chapter at H-SC

Smith Starts a New Chapter at H-SC

Erin Junkmann and Marisa Ruotolo

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Over the years, the Midlothian football Program has produced several athletes that have gone on to playing collegiate football. Senior Noah Smith joined these athletes when he verbally committed to continue his academic and athletic journey at Hampden-Sydney College.  Smith has played football since his first ...

Vardell Kicks to Become a Keydet

Vardell Kicks to Become a Keydet

Erin Junkmann and Marisa Ruotolo

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Midlothian High School Football Program prides itself on the work ethic and heart of its players. On February, 17, 2019, Aaron Vardell, one of the key players on the team, fulfilled his lifelong dream and committed to play collegiate football at Virginia Military Academy. Vardell has played foo...

Staib Signs for Tribe Football

Staib Signs for Tribe Football

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every year, numerous Midlothian athletes take their game to the next level by deciding to play their sport in college. On February 3, 2019, senior Brayden Staib joined these athletes by verbally committing to play D1 football at the College of William and Mary, and on February 6, he made it official by...

Furman and Smith Verbally Commit to Randolph-Macon for Baseball

Cara Hahn, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Each year, Midlo sends numerous athletes to take the next step in their athletic careers by signing and committing to play their sport at the collegiate level. College coaches now visit many high school sporting events to try to entice talented players to commit to their schools. In November of 2018, s...

Carter Averette Commits to Play Soccer at Lynchburg

Carter Averette Commits to Play Soccer at Lynchburg

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

On October 22, 2018, star senior athlete Carter Averette announced his commitment to continue his soccer career at the University of Lynchburg, as the first of the boys varsity soccer team to do so. Averette is well-respected amongst his teammates, with senior James O'Connell commenting,"He works e...

Christian Chambers Verbally Commits to James Madison

Christian Chambers Verbally Commits to James Madison

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Throughout the years, Midlothian has produced a great amount of athletes that have gone on to play their sport at the collegiate level.  On October 14, 2018, junior baseball and football player Christian Chambers announced his commitment to pursue his baseball career at James Madison University. Ch...

Junkmann Verbals to Hoyas

Junkmann Verbals to Hoyas

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year, Midlo athletics produces various athletes who takes their talents to the next level of college play. On September 7, 2018, Junior Erin Junkmann joined these athletes by verbally committing to play soccer at Georgetown University. Junkmann anticipates what the future will hold as she embarks on ...

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