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Midlo Football Falls to Monacan in First Playoff Game in Thirty-One Years

Midlo Football Falls to Monacan in First Playoff Game in Thirty-One Years

Riley Townsend and Zoe Kopidis

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

The Midlo Trojans Football team entered its first playoff game in 31 years on November 10, 2017, against the profoundly talented and undefeated Monacan Chiefs. Before the game clock even began, Midlo faced a setback, as starting quarterback Kyle Daniluk was held out of the game due to a back injury su...

Midlothian Football Celebrates Senior Night

Midlothian Football Celebrates Senior Night

Sophie King, Merrill Livingston, and Joy Li

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, TLN

On Friday, November 3rd, the seniors on the Midlothian football team showed their appreciation for their teachers before their big senior night.  Each senior on the team asked their most influential teacher to wear their jersey throughout the day on Friday.  All players on the team also addressed cert...

Midlo Wins Football Home Opener

Midlo Wins Football Home Opener

Riley Townsend, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

Midlo started the game slowly with multiple missed tackles on the kickoff return, leading to a 40 yard return for the Falcons. After this initial defensive blunder, on the next play, number 11 Tyler Moore lowered his shoulder into the left guard, pushing up the middle and into the backfield, leading to...

An Exciting New Beginning

An Exciting New Beginning

Riley Townsend, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

For a Midlo football program that has faced hardship in recent years, a new era has begun. Matt Hutchings was announced as the new Head Coach during the off-season, and the high energy and electric character he brings is spreading like wildfire. This energy was on full display as the Midlo defense stuffed...

Welcoming the New Face of Midlothian Football

Welcoming the New Face of Midlothian Football

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

Following the ending of this year's 2016-2017 football season, Coach Kevin Thomas stepped down as head coach, and administration worked to fill the position. After holding interviews, with several viable applicants ready to take over, the administration deliberated and selected Coach Matt Hutchings. Afte...

Dedication, Inside and Out

Dedication, Inside and Out

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

Congratulations, November's Employee of the Month, Mr. Matt Hutchings. Mr Hutchings currently coaches football, indoor track, and outdoor track in addition to teaching Health and PE at Midlothian High. Coming from a family of teachers, Mr. Hutchings has dedicated himself to positive growth and devel...

Trojans Finish Strong

Trojans Finish Strong

Lucas Via and Lara Douglas

November 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Throughout recent years, Midlothian High School has struggled to produce strong collegiate football talent. However, with two athletes committing to competitive schools on both the Division I and Division II level, this trend has surely shifted. Senior transfer Jermani Brown and teammate Joey Doherty have bot...

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...

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...

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 ...

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