Only a freshman, Middlesex High School cross-country standout Ridge Ellis won the 5000-meter Tidewater District championship race on October 26 at the Eastern State course in Williamsburg. Ellis ran away early from Mathews ace Kyle Slaughter to capture the title.
11.02.2011MHS hangs tough for a half, but falls to K&Q
Trailing only 8-7 at the half, the Middlesex High School varsity football team could not keep up the intensity and lost to Tidewater District foe King and Queen 36-7 in the Oyster Bowl last Friday. “At halftime we felt we were in great position to win the game,” said Middlesex coach Josh Franke. “We had the right game plan, but could not put together four quarters of play.
11.02.2011MHS girls in district title match
The Middlesex High varsity volleyball team defeated third-seeded King William in the semifinals on Tuesday to advance to the finals of the Tidewater District Tournament. The Lady Chargers won 25-14, 25-9 and 25-18. The second-seeded Lady Chargers will play at the regular season champion Mathews for the tournament title on Thursday, November 3, at 6 p.m.
11.02.2011Harrow is district runner-up
Nancy Barnhardt of Mathews pulled away from Leigh Harrow of Middlesex in the second half of the race to win the Tidewater District girls cross-country championship on October 26 at the Eastern State 5000-meter course in Williamsburg. Barnhardt ran a time of 22:01 while Harrow finished second in 22:47. Quinlan Moore of Middlesex finished fifth (23:29).