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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 team sports:


Varsity basketball
Coach: Kurtis Cowan

JV basketball 

Varsity soccer


Varsity basketball 
Coach: Jeremy Bayer

Varsity volleyball
Coach: Matt Liepke

JV volleyball
Coach: Scott Wilde

MS volleyball
Coach: Sheryl Fenton


Cross Country 
Coach: John Rockufeler

Coach: Jonathan Borne

Co-Ed MS basketball
Coach: Jared Pavlik



UC Volleyball Tournament 2022

October 2022 - The Annual Union College Fall volleyball tournament has finished, with Forest Lake and Hinsdale taking first place in the Thunderdome and Clocktower divisions.

Games began on Thursday morning, October 20, and our girls varsity volleyball team went head to head with other Adventist high schools from around the country. Thursday games were "pool play"; the results of the first three games placed Midland in the Thunderdome tournament for the rest of the tournament, where they finished fifth.

  • Oct 20 - Midland 2, North Dallas 1
  • Oct 20 - Midland 2, Gem State 1
  • Oct 20 - Midland 2, Maplewood 0
  • Oct 21 - College View 2, Midland 1
  • Oct 22 - Midland 2, North Tampa 0

MS Volleyball Finishes 13-0!

October 2022 - Big congrats to our Middle School volleyball team for an UNDEFEATED season! The girls put a cap on their season with a 2-0 win over Metro in their final game, ending the season with a 13-0 record. During the season, the team went 27-3 in matches played, winning by an average score of 25-17.

A hearty well done to the team and to their coaches!

Basketball Tournament 2022

February 2022 - Basketball teams from high schools around the country gathered at Union College February 16-20 for the annual Union College Spring Tournament.

Pool play games were held on Wednesday and Thursday to determine seeding in either the red or gold tournament—both of which were played during the day Friday and continued on Saturday night.

It was a most excellent tournament for the Mustangs, with the girls team bringing home the third place trophy, and the guys team winning the tournament outright with a 56-44 win over Andrews.

February 16

  • Girls Varsity 54, Maplewood 22
  • Boys Varsity 63, Maplewood 17

February 17

  • Girls Varsity 45, Arkansas 36
  • Boys Varsity 73, Arkansas 47

February 18

  • Girls Varsity 31, Andrews 39
  • Boys Varsity 48, College View 18

February 19

  • Girls Varsity 42, Sunnydale 34 (3rd place!)
  • Boys Varsity 56, Andrews 44 (Championship!)

Virtual Volleyball Tournament 2020

November 2020 - Instead of their normal Volleyball and Soccer fall tournament, Union College presented a virtual tournament this year. 

Points could be earned by submitting videos, watching and commenting on specific Union team videos, and by placing 1st/2nd/3rd in any of the various competitions.

Our own Jenna Gibson won first place in the tournament, racking up a nice batch of prizes including a $500 Union scholarship, dinner for the entire Lady Mustangs team, and $500 for our athletics department!

Nice work, Jenna!



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