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Community Sports

  • Posey Lanes League Bowling Results - Jan. 15
    League:  Expressway Ford High game:            High Series: 1. Lauren Boggs    222    1. Lauren Boggs    586 2. Michelle Sollman    201    2. Kathy Ridley    526 3.Sherry Underwood    197    3. Sherry Underwood    506 4. Kathy Ridley    194    4. Carol Steele    502
  • U10, U12 girls softball tryouts
    U12 and U10 Girls Softball evaluations for a local competitive team will be Aug. 10-11, and U12 only will continue on Aug. 17-18 at 10 a.m. at the field south of Indiana 62 on West Franklin Road in eastern Posey County. The evaluations are for a new U12 team hoping to compete next season in several local tournaments. For more information, e-mail stevehanmore5@gmail.com
  • Rain doesn't stop Miles for MV
    By ANDREW FENDRICH sports@mvdemocrat.com and MADISON SNODGRASS Mount Vernon Democrat Correspondent Despite weather ranging from overcast to a downpour on the morning of Saturday, July 27, the Mount Vernon high school athletic department held their second annual “Miles for MV Athletics” two and 4-mile races. Coordinator Jace Redman said that this year’s races obtained more pre-registrations than last year did, but the rain kept attendance about the same, with around 400 participants.
  • Fire undefeated in 2013
    The Southwest Indiana Soccer Association U10 boys team Fire was undefeated in league play and winners at tournaments in Terre Haute and St. Francis. The team includes Posey County players. Members are, from left, Front row— Braedon Christie, Braden Dike, Tyler Beeler and Xavier Angel. Back row —  Scott Beeler, Gavin Hall, Ethan Heim, Max Wallisch and Coach Brad Hollen. Not pictured is Takuma Ebii.
  • Baraccudas visit Carmi for 'Swimvitational'
    Traveling to Carmi, Ill., the Brittlebank Barracudas clocked in just shy of second place in the annual Carmi “Swimvitational” on Saturday, June 29. Olney, Ill., took first with 428 team points, and Carmi finished second with 378. Brittlebank’s 376 points fell just behind in third place. Brittlebank’s Ruth Fulwider said that the Barracudas swam well, and it showed with several first-place finishes.
  • St. Matthew Golf Scramble results
    By Donett and Eric May and Dr. Kyle and Sherri Rapp Golf Scramble Committee Thank you to everyone who came out to play in the 2013 St. Matthew Golf Scramble at Western Hills Country Club. First of all, thanks to God for providing a window without rain so that we could hold our scramble. Also, thanks to our pro Heath Rigsby and the grounds crew for all of their work making things so nice.
  • Posey Lanes League Results - April 24
    League: Expressway Ford High game:            High Series: 1. Anne Thompson    201        1. Anita Goff    565 2. Sarah Reeley    200        2. Anne Thompson    538 3. Anita Goff    199        3. Ginny Murphy    525
  • Parks and recreation department hopes to boost youth sports, park awareness
    Joining the Mount Vernon parks and recreation department last fall, Mount Vernon high school graduates Michael Harshbarger and Scott Royer are already moving ahead at full speed to preserve sports and recreational activity in Mount Vernon, with an eye to bring the community together. Royer, the department’s recreation manager, said that he and Harshbarger want to continue to develop the programs offered by the parks department and make sure they are still fun.
  • Sports Briefs - Part and Recreation Basketball
    Registrations are underway for boys and girls Parks and Recreation youth basketball. There will be a second and third grade boys league and girls league, and a fourth and fifth grade boys and girls league. The cost is $45 per participant; $15 for a second child. Registrations are due Friday, Oct. 28. Sign up at the Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Department, or mail form in to P.O. Box 324. Registration forms can be downloaded at  www.mountvernon.in.gov. Please call 838-3691 for more information.  
  • Swimmers finish second at all-star meet
    Several Brittlebank swimmers participated in the Southern Illinois All-Star Swim Meet on Saturday. The swimmers competed in the six-team event on the Illiana Swim Conference team.