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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: Matt Atkinson

Varsity soccer
Coach: Douglas Elsey

Middle school basketball
Coach: NO TEAM THIS YEAR

Girls

Varsity basketball 
Coach: Richard Young

Varsity volleyball
Coach: Matt Liepke

Middle school volleyball
Coach: Sherl Fenton

Middle school basketball
Coach: NO TEAM THIS YEAR

Other

Cross Country 
Coach: Jeff Reimche

Gymnastics
Coach: Jonathan Borne

Swimming
Coach: Tristan Karr

 


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!


UC Basketball Tournament

February 2019 - Our high school varsity basketball teams played in the annual UC Invitational Tournament during winter break. Twelve academy teams from around the United States (six from Mid-America Union and six others) participated this year, each hoping to bring home a trophy for the Awards cabinet. Our guys finished in fifth place overall, the ladies in eleventh.

Here are the Midland games for both girls and guys varsity; you can get full details by going to Union's website. Go Mustangs!

Wednesday, February 13

Midland vs Mile High 40-53 loss (guys)
Midland vs Forest Lake 11-72 loss (girls)

Thursday, February 14

Midland vs Ozark 6-54 loss (girls)
Midland vs Ozark 42-39 win (guys)
Midland vs Maplewood 9-33 loss (girls)

Friday, February 15

Midland vs College View 52-46 win (guys)
Midland vs Maplewood 61-58 win (guys)
Midland vs Maplewood 22-44 loss (girls)

Saturday, February 16

Midland vs Battle Creek 13-10 win (girls)
Midland vs Ozark 56-45 win (guys)

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