December 14, 2017 by Grant Myers

  Last year, the Varsity football team had an incredible season, finishing 10-2 following playoffs. The team was equally impressive this year, almost being undefeated by the end of the regular season. Still, with an impressive record of 9-1 before the playoffs, Millbrook proved once again to be a strong competitor during the regular season. […]

December 6, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

Mr. Manspile has been coaching the golf team for 5 years.  He too was on the golf team when he attended high school.  In practice he would have the team perform drills and have sessions on the driving range to help improve.  He said the past season was very fun like many previous ones.  “It’s […]

December 6, 2017 by Madison Lazenby

With the volleyball season winding down, the athletes that made it all the way to the State Semi-Final championship are feeling proud with a season of twenty-three wins to six losses. At the start of the season, the team started off with disadvantages, as six seniors graduated last year, leaving only two seniors on the […]

November 20, 2017 by Carolynn Unger

The VHSL Scholastic Bowl is a competition that involves knowledge of trivia and subjects such as math, English, science, and social studies. The matches usually involve a set of buzzers to push when a team member answers the question. The head coach Mr. Copenhaver and assistant coach Ms. Harrison were excited to see how members […]

September 18, 2017 by Anica Moran

Volleyball is in full swing by this time of the school year. On Monday, September 11, our varsity and JV volleyball teams had a match against Riverside. The girls on the varsity team won 3-0, not needing the 5 matches that are scheduled. Tori Johnson had 13 kills and 4 aces, Abigail Koeller had 11 […]

September 13, 2017 by Grant Myers

Millbrook High School’s Varsity Football Team played against Washington High School of Charles Town, West Virginia Friday night, and continued their strong start to the season with a 74-23 victory. After a quick Washington turnover in the first set of downs, Millbrook went on to score three times in the first quarter, with two rushing […]

September 8, 2017 by Alex Stone

The Girls Cross Country competed at the Central Invitational in Woodstock at the North Street Cross Country Course on Saturday, the 26th of August. The girls started the season off strong, finishing first out of the 15 other teams competing, including the local team from James Wood. Kaycee Cox-Philyaw, a Junior at Millbrook and third […]

August 25, 2017 by Anica Moran

For the fall sports schedule, go to this LINK.      

February 22, 2017 by Abby Varricchio

On Saturday, February 18, three Pioneers swimmers, Abbey Esslinger, Lindsay Fairbanks, and Patrick Northrup, competed in the 4A state meet. Throughout the entire season each of these Pioneers were dedicated and led the team. Their dedication paid off when they went to the state meet. Abbey Esslinger placed 11th in both the 200 Individual medley […]

February 16, 2017 by Madison Lazenby

Today, February 16, three Millbrook students left for the swim team’s State Championship. These students include Patrick Northrup, Lindsay Fairbanks, and Abigail Esslinger. We wish them luck on their competition!

February 16, 2017 by Abby Varricchio

The Millbrook High School Mad Men dominated at the VHSL 4A West Regional Championship this past weekend at Amherst High School. 5 team members qualified and placed for the state meet, February 17-20. Overall in the regional meet the team placed 6th. Brandon Bye and Tavon Blowe were both regional runners up. Edwin Ramirez and […]

January 9, 2017 by Cara George

Millbrook’s basketball teams played at Sherando on Saturday, January 7. The girls varsity team suffered their first lost of the season with a score of 48-51. Maddie Green has 23 points and Haile McDonald had 14 points. The girls’ last district loss was to Sherando on February 14, 2013. The boys varsity team also suffered […]

December 8, 2016 by Dylan Boyer

Dominic Pridemore is a junior at Millbrook High School. He has been a wrestler for about three years. Two of those years he has spent at Millbrook and the other at James Wood High School. Dominic stated, “I needed to do a sport and chose wrestling because it was the beginning of the season and […]

December 6, 2016 by Anica Moran

Winter sports are in full swing at Millbrook. Teams have been finalized and games have been played. Girls varsity basketball has played three games, all at home. The first was on November 29 against Kettle Run and they dominated 85 to 19. The second game was played on December 1 versus Osbourn, where they won […]

November 28, 2016 by Eliza Grigsby

On Saturday December 3, the Millbrook Swim Team will have their first meet. It starts at 9am at Jim Barnett and is against Sherando. Joel Sherman, a newcomer to the sport and team, said, “We’ve been working really hard and we have a lot of room for improvement but we’ll get there.” Last year, there […]

November 9, 2016 by Anna Fox

The varsity Cheerleading Squad went to VCU companition in Richmond, Virginia and they finished fourth place. Their fourth place finish is a school record and a personal best for the team. Fourth was not their goal but they are still proud of what they got. Throughout this season the squad bonded and got closer as […]

November 9, 2016 by Cara George

On Friday, November 4, Millbrook’s Varsity football team battled Sherando for the Crimson Apple trophy. During the first quarter, Savon Smith had a 17 yard touchdown run. Minutes later, Smith had a 39 yard punt return. Smith continued to help our team by scoring his second touchdown of the game. In order to catch up […]

November 9, 2016 by Anica Moran

Spring sports are big part of MIllbrook’s history, so to prepare for tryouts the coaches set up workouts for interested student. Tennis workouts are currently going on every Wednesday until the weather gets bad from 3 – 4 p.m. on the Millbrook courts. Track and field have workout the first two weeks of February. Currently […]

November 4, 2016 by Abby Varricchio

The Millbrook Varsity Competitive Cheer Team has had an extremely successful 2016 season! The team is competing in the State competition on November 5th, 2016 at VCU. Their first competition of the season was a 1st place win. As the season continued the girls kept their successful streak. They defended their 3-peat district champion title. […]

November 1, 2016 by Cara George

On October 26, the Girls and Boys Cross Country teams won the Conference 21 Championships. According to Michael Chase, “Our goal was to make it past conference and we did.” In order to prepare for this competition, both teams spent months running, mainly up and down hills. On November 2, both teams will be competing […]

October 10, 2016 by Anica Moran

Informational meetings for 2016-17 winter sports season start this month for anyone who is interested. The winter sports parent/athlete meeting will be held on Monday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Winter sports tryouts/practices begin on November 7. Each athlete must have an approved VHSL Physical on file to the SBO and must […]

September 23, 2016 by Luke Rangel

  On Thursday September 22, Millbrook’s golf team set out to Blue Ridge’s golf course to compete in the Conference 21 West Golf Championship tournament. This is the tournament to get into the golf playoffs. Millbrook had an advantage going into the tournament because they were playing on their home course at Blue Ridge, where […]

September 21, 2016 by Cara George

Millbrook’s volleyball team hosted Washington on Monday, September 19. The JV team won 2-0. The Varsity team won 25-14, 25-8, and 25-9. Emily Cleveland had 8 aces. Savanna Pearson and Abigail Koeller had 7 kills each. The volleyball team will return to action September 21 at Harrisonburg. JV plays and 6:00 followed by Varsity at […]

September 19, 2016 by Cara George

Millbrook’s volleyball team hosted Riverside on Thursday, September 15. The JV team won 2-0. The Varsity team won 3-0. Savanna Pearson had 11 kills and 9 digs. Abigail Koeller had 7 kills. Elizabeth Carroll had 19 assists. Emily Cleveland had several aces. The volleyball team will return to action on Monday, September 19 hosting Washington. JV […]

September 13, 2016 by Abby Varricchio

The Junior Varsity Football team played Kettle Run High School on Monday, September 12. Kettle Run High School won 48-6.

September 1, 2016 by Anica Moran

As the new school year starts so does the new volleyball season. Alexis Weir has been on the varsity volleyball team for three years now and is excited to see what the new season will bring. “As a team we are getting back into a groove and working well together.” The team has only had […]

August 31, 2016 by Luke Rangel

A sport that most people don’t know Millbrook has to offer is golf. Believe it or not Millbrook has its very own boys varsity golf team coached by Mr. Mark Manspile . A member of the boys varsity team is Evan Argiro. Evan is a sixteen year old who is going through his junior year […]

April 25, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

On April 14, my mom and I headed down south for Coastal Carolina University tryouts for cheerleading and on Friday, open gym started. We introduced ourselves and the diversity of the group showed through the accents of others. On Saturday, we spent four hours in tryouts before we were free for the rest of the […]

February 18, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

On February 18, Jake Mihill made a huge leap in his success for the future. He signed to Alderson-Broaddus for football and is excited to begin his football career as a Battler. Mihill picked this university since they were interested in him for football, as well as to take advantage of their highly acclaimed Biology […]

February 12, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

The road to Super Bowl 50 came to a close on Sunday, February 8, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, with the final match up between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. The battle for the Lombardi trophy was a landslide victory with a final score of 24-10, not surprising to many NFL […]

January 11, 2016 by Cliff Campbell

On January 11, Clemson and Alabama will battle it out for the College Football Championship title. Many are on the edge of their seats about who may win. The game will be held in Arizona at the University of Phoenix, and kickoff will be 8:30 pm. Clemson is 14-0 and ranked #1, while Alabama is […]

December 9, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

With a good start to the season, the Lady Pioneers chose to adopt the most difficult preseason schedule. Teams they play will include players who have been state champions and runner ups, as well as a number one recruit for the University of Connecticut in the class of 2017. As Assistant Coach Ms. Sanders said, […]

November 18, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Friday the 13th is typically the day of bad luck, but the Pioneer football team proved they could turn their luck around from the past few years. They beat Liberty Christian Academy 65-18 in the first round of playoffs. Senior quarterback, Mark Paxton, knew he had to make some complete passes to get the team […]

November 11, 2015 by Anica Moran

Imani Major signed as an athlete to the college of her choice on November 11th, 2015. She is going to Shepherd University to play volleyball next fall. Nearly 30 of her fellow students, as well as teachers, her parents and little sister were in attendance to witness this big event in her life. As a […]

November 10, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

FINAL: 56-0 Millbrook   On Friday, October 30th Millbrook faced Handley at their last home football game of the season. Millbrook started off strong with their first touchdown scored within minutes of the start of the first quarter and another touchdown roughly 7 minutes later.   The remainder of the game was similar in play, […]

November 2, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Athletics have always been an important aspect of high school, as they help students meet new people, develop teamwork and leadership skills, give students a break from the classroom, and give them something to look forward to each day. Although Millbrook is home to a plethora of different programs and athletes, there are some who […]

October 30, 2015 by Gwen Zirkle

Let’s “Philyaw” in on with what’s been going on with Millbrook’s Cross Country teams. On Wednesday, October 28, both the boys and girls Cross Country team ran at the Conference 21 Championships race. The girls team came in first and our boys team came in second. Tyler and Kaycee Cox-Philyaw ran the 5k and contributed […]

October 26, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

On the 23rd of October, the Millbrook football team made an incredible impact on the James Wood field. The Pioneers shutout the Colonels with a 72-0 finish. The Pioneers knew they had it in the bag from the beginning of the gane. Tackles from juniors, Kevin Valyear and Gabe Neverath, an interception from Nazeeh Johnson, […]

October 23, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

The Lady Pioneer cheer team claimed another title, winning the Conference 21 North cheerleading competition. Millbrook placed first with 209 points, James Wood took second with 200.5 points, and Sherando slid in with 199 points to attain third place, which is enough to send all three Frederick County schools on to Regionals. All teams had […]

October 14, 2015 by Anica Moran

Being on a team takes dedication and teamwork and that is exactly what was shown by the varsity volleyball team on Tuesday, October 6. Millbrook’s outstanding players defeated James Wood in a tough game with sweet revenge. “We’ve only lost once to Battlefield in a tournament,” Alexis Weir, a sophomore who plays defensive middle says. […]

October 14, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

The football team has already accomplished many goals this season. This year, the number of Millbrook Football Team’s wins is already higher than the previous two years, and the team is trying to keep it going. Senior Steven Guzman commented, “We are a more experienced team, we use more communication compared to last year, and we are clicking […]

October 9, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

The Pioneer cheerleaders took home their first title, finally putting a year up on their district banner. The ladies expected this might be a difficult battle at the beginning, with one girl out of town and an alternate thrown in for the second competition in a row, but were prepared to take the challenge. Freshman, Danielle […]

October 1, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

As a sophomore, Alec Rudolph is starting his first year with a new team, Diamond Elite Baseball.  Alec plays shortstop and does the most to better himself for the sake of his team. His family, with lots of baseball history, encouraged him to start baseball around the early age of 5. His father played for […]

September 25, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

“The season has been going pretty well this year,” football player Tyler Russell said. “We’re more of a team than we’ve ever been before,” he also added. Russell, a Millbrook senior, has been on the team since his first year entering the school, and after the team’s shaky first two years under new head coach […]

September 25, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

“There’s no other sport quite like it,” junior cross country runner Kevin Kleinegger said. Kleinegger has been a runner in cross country his whole high school career. All the races for this sport are 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) long. At the start of every race, the runners line up in a long horizontal line waiting […]

September 25, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

The 24th of September marked an iconic day for Millbrook senior, Ryan McCarty. He won the golf conference and will be going to regionals. He could not be more excited or taken by surprise, as his accomplishment was more than he could have imagined. Yesterday, before the beginning of the golf tournament, Ryan was very […]

September 21, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

The Pioneer cheerleaders have many competitions soon, and their outlook for the season remains positive. With an advancement to states last season, the Millbrook cheerleaders accomplished the most Millbrook has seen from the team in previous years. With a conference win and 5th place state finish, the girls are hungry for more. At Fort Defiance High […]

September 18, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Erin Parker is a freshman this year, and has already made an impact at Millbrook through sports. Erin plays volleyball here, and played last year for Blue Ridge. This year, she is broadening her opportunities and is trying out for three different travel teams including; Apple Valley, Potomac Elite, and Blue Ridge. She is a […]

September 8, 2015 by Cliff Campbell

Trenton Burgreen is a senior at Millbrook and does an excellent job at being a well-rounded student, as well as an athlete. At 7 years old, he started his career in travel baseball. His strong family background in the sport allowed him to pursue a passion for it. Trenton said, “I am glad I decided […]