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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...

Botello Commits to Belmont Abbey

Botello Commits to Belmont Abbey

Caitlin Woods, Sarah Moskovitz, and Cara Hahn

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

On December 23, 2019, senior Baylea Botello committed play Division II Volleyball at Belmont Abbey College, Home of the Crusaders. Botello is thrilled to start in the fall and has already made plans to live on campus for the next four years. Botello has known she wanted to play college volleyball sinc...

Boys Volleyball Faces Petersburg in Playoffs

Boys Volleyball Faces Petersburg in Playoffs

Cara Hahn and Erin Junkmann

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

On October 30, 2018, the Trojan Boys Volleyball team started the first game of the playoffs at home with a bang against Petersburg. The Trojans came out strong for the first set, with senior Sammy Varela delivering three ace serves in a row. Middle hitters senior Lucas Chazo and junior Carson Parrish ...

Setting Up a Win for Senior Night

Setting Up a Win for Senior Night

Erin Junkmann and Cara Hahn

October 18, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

As the seasons begin to change, many seniors’ high school athletic careers come to a close. On October 15, 2018, the Midlothian High School Boys Varsity Volleyball Team hosted the Cosby Titans on Senior Night, honoring the players graduating this year for their hard work, both on and off the court. ...

Wajciechowski Recognized as Class 4 Volleyball Player of the Year

Wajciechowski Recognized as Class 4 Volleyball Player of the Year

Riley Townsend, Sophie King, and Zoe Kopidis

January 23, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Midlo’s very own Adam Wajciechowski received the prestigious honor of being named Class 4 Volleyball Player of the Year. This award is given to players with exceptional volleyball talent and outstanding character, making Wajciechowski the perfect candidate.  Wajciechowski played for the Midlo volle...

Midlo Falls in State Volleyball Championship

Midlo Falls in State Volleyball Championship

Riley Towsend and Zoe Kopidis

November 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

On November 16, 2017, the Midlothian High School Volleyball team reached a feat that very few teams in Midlo history have achieved. At 1:00 pm, the VCU Siegel Center played host to the Midlo Volleyball team, as they competed for a state title. For the second time in four years, the Trojans fought deep ...

A Free Win Against Freeman

A Free Win Against Freeman

Zoe Kopidis and Sophie King

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

     On September 25, 2017, the Midlo Boys Volleyball team won three straight sets. With a strong offense and smart hits, the boys defeated Freeman in an intense game. Although Freeman had good hitters, Midlo came back stronger. The team has grown with every win since the beginning of the season....

Becoming a Blue Lion

Becoming a Blue Lion

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Senior Amy Goodman recently committed to Eastern Mennonite University, a private Division III school in the mountains of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The 5’10” outside hitter started her volleyball career in eighth grade after receiving encouragement from her sister Kelsey, who currently plays on the Roa...

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...

Greatness in Gregory

Greatness in Gregory

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Reaching the state tournament exists as a goal for any high school sports team. Whether that goal is unlikely or an annual occurrence, achieving it is always satisfying for everyone involved. Midlothian’s volleyball team knows this feeling, as they have reached the state tournament each of the last 3 y...

The Boys Are Back

The Boys Are Back

Daniel Wines, Sports Writer

October 11, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

After winning the 4A State Championship over Hanover last season, the boys volleyball team look to repeat. However, it will be a challenge, since they lost three star players: Michael Ball, setter; Mason Cox, setter; and Maxwell Johnson, middle blocker. One key part of the team remains, senior Nick ...

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