This Friday at 7 p.m. the Meridian High School Varsity Girls Basketball team opens its bid for the state championship with a Class 3 State Finals opening round game. If they win this Friday, they will play another home game Monday night.
By Becki Creed Last Friday, the Meridian High Varsity Girls Basketball team clinched the Region 3B Championship, beating Brentsville District 67-22 before a large turnout at the Meridian gym. The team was led by leading scorer Junior Elizabeth Creed (25 points), Junior Peyton Jones (14 points), and Senior Zoraida Icabalceta […]
The Meridian Swim & Dive team traveled to Richmond, Virginia last week for the 2022 Class 3 Swim and Dive Championships. The Mustangs sent 22 athletes to compete against over 30 High Schools in the State.
The Meridian Swim & Dive Team is heading to States! Last week, the Mustangs competed in the Region 3B Meet, where nine teams competed to secure their slots for the State Championships this Thursday and Saturday in Richmond. The Mustangs will be sending 22 students to the State Competition this week.
For the first time in school history, the Meridian High Cheer team was able to compete at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Game Day Nationals in Orlando, Florida. On February 10-13, the team spent the weekend competing with other schools from across the nation as they represented their school at a cheer competition of this high level. The trip was a fantastic success and an amazing experience for the team. Out of the 78 teams in their division from all across the nation, MHS came in 12th place.
The Meridian High School Swim & Dive Team celebrated Senior Night this past Saturday, February 5, 2022 with a Dual Meet against Manassas Park High School. Prior to the meet, the Mustangs and Cougars both celebrated their graduating seniors and their parents.
Last fall, comments made about French ice dancer Guillaume Cizeron brought to light that anti-LGBTQ bias still exists in the sport of figure skating. The president of the French skating federation, Nathalie Péchalat, strongly urged the International Skating Union (ISU) to delve into whether Cizeron and partner Gabriella Papadakis would be unfairly judged due to Cizeron being openly gay.
The Meridian High School Swim and Dive Team has continued to make a splash in the region as they enter their 3rd year in VHSL Class 3A competition. This season, the 50-member co-ed team has participated in more geographically local meets, including many 6A teams such as Yorktown High School, McLean High School, among others. It has been a challenge competing against teams in much larger divisions, but the Mustangs have risen to the occasion and continue to impress in both Swimming and Diving events. Mustangs are undefeated in Conference Meets and 7-2 in Overall.
The Meridian High School Mustangs boys basketball team fought valiantly before losing 68-60 to Skyline High at the Mustang gym Tuesday night, but that was the case for the Varsity.
In a first for U.S. figure skating, three members of the Olympic team are the children of Olympians. Pair skater Ashley Cain-Gribble and ice dancer Jean-Luc Baker along with men’s alternate Ilia Malinin followed their parents into the sport and are now hoping to match their parents’ accomplishments of skating on Olympic ice.