Whitehill’s preparations for the new Lowland League season continued at the weekend with a 5-2 win over Penicuik who were playing only their first match and were unable to complete a hat trick of wins over the Welfare.
Midlothian clubs from the Seniors and Juniors ranks went head to head on Saturday as local teams continued their pre-season preparations.
Hockey star Aileen Davis from Bonnyrigg is hoping a passionate home crowd at Glasgow Green will cheer her and her teammates onto success.
Twenty-one year old Dalkeith runner Greg Louden is part of the Scotland 4x400 meters team going for gold at Hampden Park.
With bowling among Scotland’s best chance of medals at every Commonwealth Games, Danderhall’s Davie Peacock is hoping to strike gold in Glasgow.
Lasswade athlete Guy Learmonth is perhaps Midlothian’s best hope for a medal in Glasgow, with the 800 metre runner hitting top form at the right time.
Former Ajax and Porto star Benni McCarthy (pictured above) lined-up for Whitehill Welfare for a one-off game on Sunday, scoring in a 5-3 loss to Hamilton Under 20s.
Former Hearts and Scotland Under 21s star Craig Thomson has signed for Super League Juniors side Newtongrange Star.
As Commonwealth Games fever sweeps the nation, one sporting Midlothian family has double cause for excitement.
TSB Dalkeith is helping local schools get match-ready for the new season by giving away quality match footballs for free.
Midlothian’s junior football clubs have been busy recruiting new players ahead of the league kick-off on August 6.
Rachel Law from Penicuik has been selected as one of 16 young people who will help influence and shape the future of sport in Scotland.
The 10th and possibly last Penicuik Pool League Finals Day was held recently with local players excelling on the table.
Martin Graham co-founder of the Midlothian Cycling Club is taking on the biggest challenge of his racing year this weekend.
Pupils at Lasswade Primary School have been jumping at the chance to enjoy outdoor activities from boot camp to orienteering thanks to a successful partnership with Edinburgh College.
Loanhead Miners YFC returned unbeaten from the Kildrum United Festival of football in Cumbernauld recently, even though some stout opposition was encountered in the tournament.
Young Athletes from all three East Lothian clubs travelled to Grangemouth last Saturday for the Forth Valley league meeting, with Musselburgh Athletic Club coming out on top. Both Haddington and East Lothian Pacemakers (HELP) and Dunbar RC also did well at this meeting.
Nineteen young tennis players competed in Penicuik Tennis Club’s first nine and under tennis tournament recently, with some of the budding Andy Murrays involved as young as six.
Star A’s £6,000 improvements works on their training pitch and new pavilion were paid for by local councillor Bryan Pottinger (Lab), from his Environmental Improvements Allowance fund.
An ambitious youth football club in Newtongrange is moving forward with its plans which will help develop more local footballers.