Midland Adventist Academy

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The late Coach John Wooden once said "Sports do not build character, they reveal it." That's one of the reasons that Midland coaches do their best to teach players how to perform both on the field, and off the field. Midland fans and players are proud to be Mustangs, but are equally proud to be Midland.
 
Midland athletics provide the following opportunities for sports:
 
    Boys     Girls
Varsity basketball
Coach: Kurtis Cowan
 
Varsity basketball 
Coach: Jeff Sickler
 
Junior varsity basketball 
Coach: Matt Atkinson
 
Varsity volleyball
Coach: Krista Frishman
              
Middle school basketball
Coach: Tanner Finnegan
 
Middle school volleyball
Coach: Sherl Fenton
 
Varsity soccer
Coach: Douglas Elsey
 
Middle school basketball
Coach: Eric Hansen
 
 

 Cross Country Team

The cross-country season begins on August 31, and we have 9 meets on the calendar for 2017. Our athletic department at Midland would like to encourage all students who are thinking about playing any sport--be it volleyball, basketball, or soccer--or if you just want to get into shape or build a good, healthy habit, to consider joining the cross country team. We want to have both a boys’ and girls’ team, and have a good strong showing at each event we attend.

Cross country is an excellent sport. It can be as competitive as you want it to be, and it will help you feel great and do better in school. Please see Coach Sickler or Cross-country coach Mr. Karr for more information. There will be meets on the following days, with invitationals yet to be determine:

  • August 31 (Jeff West Invitational)
  • September 7 (Bishop Miege HS/Lexington Trails MS), 13 (Turner Invitational), 14, 18, 19, 28
  • October 3 (Barstow HS), 11 (Barstow MS)

AcroClub Home Show

AcroClubMidland's AcroClub Home Show in May 2017 attracted an audience of more than 200 people, including many awe-struck elementary students. The 16-member gymnastics team presented their AcroFest routine, as well as several other routines based on "Finding Nemo" and "Finding Dory" culminating in the spiritually-uplifting routine "Finding Jesus."

We've got pictures posted here!


 Midland Athletics Policy

Midland has an official document describing the purpose, mission, and policies of the Midland Athletic program. The stated purpose is to "provide students with an opportunity to participate in athletic competion with a Seventh-day Adventist Christian foundation." The complete document is available on the website, or you can pick up a copy in the front office.
 


The Trophy Case

There are dozens of trophies in the Midland trophy case located in the main lobby, and many of are of the first place variety. In case you're wondering just when we won what, check out our new Trophies web page. All the sports, all the years, all the trophies. Go Mustangs!