Community Sports

  • 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.
  • Swimmers participate in state meet
    BY COREY WOOLSEY sports@mvdemocrat.com The Mount Vernon Swim Team participated in the Indiana Senior State Championships this past weekend.
  • Barracudas 5 of 12 in Olney meet
    What is one way to beat the summer heat? Many people flock to local swimming pools in the summer to get relief from the scorching summer sun. But quite a few young people also join a number of area swim teams to add a little competition to the mix. Brittlebank Pool in Mount Vernon has one of these teams and fields a very competitive group. The Brittlebank team, nicknamed the Barracudas, has had an exciting season so far, competing well in previous meets. Recently, the team competed in a 12-team meet at Olney, Ill. where they finished fifth.
  • Mount Vernon swimmers continue action during summer
    The Mount Vernon Swim Team will be very familiar with Indianapolis this summer, with four of seven meets there. Next weekend the team will travel to IUPUI for the SSC Summer Sizzler Meet. The following weekend is the conference meet with the location yet to be determined.
  • Junior legion team has 7 wins
    Some baseball fans may have been upset to hear that Mount Vernon would not be fielding a Senior American Legion team this summer. After the thrilling sectional run, fans would have loved to see the boys continue to play. But a number of the players are still playing on the junior team. And the team is having quite a successful season so far. Mount Vernon, as of last Wednesday, are 7-1.
  • Pony League undefeated
    The Mount Vernon National Pony League team went undefeated in the regular season and tournament.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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