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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

Junior varsity basketball 
Coach: Matt Atkinson

Varsity soccer
Coach: Douglas Elsey

Middle school basketball


Varsity basketball 
Coach: Richard Young

Varsity volleyball
Coach: Matt Liepke

Middle school volleyball
Coach: Sherl Fenton

Middle school basketball


Cross Country 
Coach: Jeff Reimche

Coach: Jonathan Borne

Coach: Tristan Karr


UC Basketball Tournament

February 2020 - Varsity Girls and Guys basketball spent four days at Union College during Winter break participating in the annual sports tournament. High School teams from around the world (yes really - a team from Denmark took place!) met on Union's campus for four days of competition on the court.

Duringt he tournament, the Girls played seven games, and the guys eight. 

February 12

Maplewood 62, Midland 46 (m)
Midland 62, Andrews 45 (m)
Midland 34, Maplewood 33 (w)
North Dallas 68, Midland 24 (w)

February 13

Vejlefjordskolen 36, Midland 68 (m)
Midland 18, Andrews 51 (w)
North Dallas 72, Midland 50 (m)
Midland 25, Arkansas 38 (w)

February 14

Mile High 49, Midland 56 (m)
Campion 48, Midland 42 (w)
Midland 35, Forest Lake 64 (m)
Midland 48, Gem State 28 (w)

February 15

Midland 45, Campion 31 (m)
Midland 40, Maplewood 27 (w)
Midland 35, Mile High 55 (m)

Union College Tournament

October 2019 - Varsity Girls volleyball and Guys soccer spent three days at Union College during Fall break participating in the annual sports tournament. High School teams from around the Mid-American Union (and several from outside as well) met on Union's campus for a packed three days of friendly competition on court and field.

During these three days, our volleyball and soccer teams each team played a total of six games, including three each on the first day of tournament! 

The following high schools participated in the tournament - Go Mustangs!

  • Campion Academy (Colorado)
  • College View Academy (Nebraska)
  • Collegedale Academy (Tennessee)
  • Dakota Adventist Academy (North Dakota)
  • Forest Lake Academy (Florida)
  • Georgia-Cumberland Academy (Georgia)
  • Madison Academy (Tennessee)
  • Maplewood Academy (Minnesota)
  • Midland Adventist Academy (Kansas)
  • Mile High Academy (Colorado)
  • North Dallas Adventist Academy (Texas)
  • North Tampa Adventist Academy (Florida)
  • Ozark Adventist Academy (Arkansas)
  • Sunnydale Adventist Academy (Missouri)

Volleyball schedule

October 24: 0-2 loss to Forest Lake 

October 24: 0-2 loss to College View 

October 24: 1-2 loss to North Tampa

October 25: 0-2 loss to Maplewood

October 25: 2-1 win over Campion

October 26: 1-2 loss to North Dallas

Soccer schedule

October 24: 3-1 win over Forest Lake 

October 24:  0-1 loss to Mile High 

October 24: 5-1 win over College View

October 25: 0-3 loss to Sunnydale

October 25: 3-1 win over North Dallas

October 26: 0-5 loss to Georgia Cumberland

AcroClub Home Show

April 2019 - The Midland AcroClub gymnastics team will present WARRIORS on Saturday, April 13. Beginning with the war in heaven, the story of salvation is portrayed through gymnastics routines based on the battle for human souls, focusing on using the armor of God to become a battle-tested prayer warrior.  Everyone is welcome to this free, family-friendly event at 8:00 p.m.  Contact Coach Borne for more info at jonathan.borne@midlandacademy.org.   

GPAC Champions!

February 2019 - Congrats to our Guys Varsity for their championship win in the 2018-2019 GPAC Tournament. The Mustangs finished up a successful 19-3 season with a hard-fought 59-53 win over Christ Prep to claim the tournament title.

Midland got out to a 13-point lead in the third quarter thanks to several critical three-pointers, then held on to finish the victory in style. More than 100 Midland fans filled "our" half of the gym, and the chants of MAA! MAA! rang throughout the game.

Junior Michael Henry was named the tournament MVP, and took the time to put on his Midland Basketball shirt for pictures - way to wear the Mustang!

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