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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:

Boys

Varsity basketball
Coach: Kurtis Cowan

Junior varsity basketball 
Coach: NO TEAM THIS YEAR

Varsity soccer
Coach: Jeremy Bayer

Girls

Varsity basketball 
Coach: Seth Gaskin

Varsity volleyball
Coach: Matt Liepke

JV volleyball
Coach: Robin Gibson

Middle school volleyball
Coach: Sheryl Fenton

Other

Cross Country 
Coach: Jeff Reimche

Gymnastics
Coach: Jonathan Borne

Co-Ed MS basketball
Coach: Jared Pavlik

 

 


UC 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!)

UC Volleyball/Soccer Tournament 2021

October 2021 - Varsity Girls Volleyball Guys soccer spent three days at Union College during Fall break participating in the annual sports tournament. High School teams from around the country met on Union's campus for four days of competition.

During  the tournament, the Girls played seven games and finished 4th out of 13 teams. The guys played four games, finished fifth, and were awarded the Sportsmanship Trophy.

October 21

Volleyball - 2-0 win over North Dallas
Volleyball - 2-0 win over Georgia-Cumberland
Volleyball - 2-0 win over Maplewood
Volleyball - 2-0 win over Dakota

Soccer - 6-0 win over Mile High
Soccer - 1-2 loss to Collegedale

October 22

Volleyball - 0-2 loss to Forest Lake
Volleyball - 2-0 win over Sunnydale
Soccer - 2-3 loss to Andrews

October 23

Volleyball - 0-2 loss to College View
Soccer - 1-0 win over Maplewood


UC 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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