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: TBD
 
Varsity volleyball
Coach: TBD
 
Varsity volleyball
Coach: TBD
              
Junior varsity basketball 
Coach: TBD
 
Middle school volleyball
Coach: Sherl Fenton
 
Middle school basketball
Coach: Tanner Finnegan
 
Middle school basketball
Coach: Eric Hansen
 
Varsity soccer
Coach: Douglas Elsey
 
 

 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
  • September 7, 13, 14, 18, 19, 28
  • October 3

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!


Union College Basketball Tournament 2017

Basketball TournamentOur high school varsity teams have returned home from after finishing up yet another basketball tournament at Union College. This annual event is part of Midland tradition, as our teams have been participating each year since the last millenium!

Eleven teams particpated this year, seven from the MAUC (including Midland) and four visiting teams:

  • Battle Creek Academy
  • Campion Academy
  • College View Academy
  • Dakota Adventist Academy
  • Maplewood Academy
  • Mile High Academy
  • Ozark Adventist Academy
  • Pohnpei Adventist School
  • Spencerville Adventist Academy
  • Sunnydale Adventist Academy
 

Both Mustang teams played three games in the first round, and two in the second. For full tournament scores, you can check Union's official tournament page 

Guys Varsity Girls Varsity
Feb 15, 9:00 pm - Midland 61, Battle Creek 32
Feb 16, 2:30 pm - Mile High 65, Midland 34
Feb 16, 8:30 pm - Pohnpei 64, Midland 46
Feb 18, 8:30 pm - Midland 53, Battle Creek 35
Feb 19, 9:00 am - Spencerville 60, Midland 36
Feb 15, 7:30 pm - Maplewood 45, Midland 32
Feb 16, 9:00 am - Mile High 35, Midland 31
Feb 17, 10:30 am - Midland 30, Dakota 20
Feb 18, 7:00 pm - Midland 32, Dakota 23
Feb 18, 10:00 pm - Sunnydale 53, Midland 37

Union College Basketball Tournament 2016

Basketball TournamentOur high school varsity teams returned from Lincoln after their final games of the basketball season. This annual event is part of Midland tradition, as our teams have been participating each year since the last millenium!

The Mustangs played three games each in the first round, and one in the second. For full tournament scores, you can check Union's official tournament page.

Congrats to Sam Resz for 1st place in the 3-point competition, and to Brycen Nelson for 1st in the Free Throw competition. Nahki Norwood also took 2nd in the 3-point, with Krista Frishman bringing home a 3rd-place trophy in the Free Throw arena.

Guys Varsity Girls Varsity
Feb 18, 4:00 pm - Maplewood 56, Midland 27
Feb 19, 9:00 am - Midland 56, Dakota 28
Feb 19, 2:15 pm - Mile High 50, Midland 35
Feb 20, 8:30 pm - Campion 46, Midland 33
Feb 17, 7:00 pm - Mile High 33, Midland 26
Feb 18, 9:00 am - Maplewood 33, Midland 32
Feb 18, 8:30 pm - Midland 28, Dakota 20
Feb 20, 8:30 pm - Sunnydale 29, Midland 27

 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!