http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en Muensterman signs with University of Evansville http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/muensterman-signs-university-evansville <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pearl_parents.jpg" alt="Pearl Muensterman celebrates her signing with the University of Evansville with her parents." title="Pearl Muensterman celebrates her signing with the University of Evansville with her parents." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Pearl Muensterman, with a quick signature made it official last week, she will be swimming for the University of Evansville.</p> <p> Pearl began swimming at the YMCA in Evansville in the summer of 2009 when she was nine years old and advanced to the regional meet that summer. After the regional meet, Pearl joined MTV swim. As a MTV swimmer, she continued to improve and excel placing in the top eight at the state meet seven times.</p> Wildcats season ends in Vincennes http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/wildcats-season-ends-vincennes <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/quinzer.jpg" alt="Bronson Quinzer carries the ball in a game this season for the Wildcats." title="Bronson Quinzer carries the ball in a game this season for the Wildcats." align="left" hspace="6" width="73" height="85" /><p> The final curtain fell on Mount Vernon&rsquo;s football season last Friday at Vincennes, with the Wildcats falling to the Alices, 60-28.</p> <p> The Wildcats founf themseves down 46-7 at the half, a hill that was too hard to climb.</p> <p> Rhett Snodgrass was 10 of 20 with 77 yards passing, and a touchdownn and two interceptions.</p> <p> Sam Thomas carried the ball 11 times for 160 yards and two touchdowns.</p> <p> Thomas also led the team in receiving, with six receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown.</p> <p> Snodgrass rushed for the teams fourth touchdown.</p> Wildcats lose regular season finale at Jasper http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/wildcats-lose-regular-season-finale-jasper <p> The Mount Vernon Football team traveled to Jasper on Friday to wrap up the regular season.</p> <p> The team was defeated, 54-21.</p> <p> Leaders for Mount Vernon were Rhett Snodgrass going 16 of 24 for 155 yards, with three touchdowns and an interception.</p> <p> Preston Tolbert led the team in rushing with 12 carries for 48 yards.</p> <p> Sam Thomas led the receivers with six catches for 68 yards and a touchdown.</p> <p> Breckan Austin had six receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns.</p> <p> Thomas led the defense with five tackles as well.</p> XC runners qualify for Regional http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/xc-runners-qualify-regional <p> Seeded 7th/8th heading into last Saturday&rsquo;s Cross Country Sectional at Angel Mounds, the Mt. Vernon boys cross country team finally closed the first to fifth gap to 62 seconds to finish 6th. They were edged by Evansville Central by 12 points just missing out of the top 5 team finish which advances an entire team to the Regional tournament. Overall, due to the windy conditions, times were slow, but the &ldquo;pack mentality&rdquo; was nearly enough to qualify as a team.</p> Wildcats get huge road win after long drive to Scottsburg http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/wildcats-get-huge-road-win-after-long-drive-scottsburg <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2017_fall_homecoming_court.jpg" alt="The 2017 Mount Vernon Football Homecoming Court is Kayden Hamilton (9), Emma Schmidt (9), Drew Scates (10), Rhett Snodgrass (10), Landon Upshaw (12), MaKenna Russell (12), Rush Slocum (12), Gabriella Gilligan (12), Caleb Oakman (12), Lauren Earhart (12), Grace Womack (11) and Adolfo Fernandez (11)." title="The 2017 Mount Vernon Football Homecoming Court is Kayden Hamilton (9), Emma Schmidt (9), Drew Scates (10), Rhett Snodgrass (10), Landon Upshaw (12), MaKenna Russell (12), Rush Slocum (12), Gabriella Gilligan (12), Caleb Oakman (12), Lauren Earhart (12), Grace Womack (11) and Adolfo Fernandez (11)." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> The Mount Vernon Football team, after what seemed like a long stretch of uninspiring play, finally put the gameplan together with a win, Friday at Scottsburg, 27-24.</p> <p> The Wildcats were nearly even in total yards with Scottsburg, leading 319-318.</p> <p> Rhett Snodgrass was 11 of 19 for 249 yards and four touchdowns.</p> <p> Tolbert led the rushing game with 11 carries and 33 yards.</p> <p> Breckan Austin led the receivers with four catches and 121 yards.</p> <p> Sam Thoms had six catches for 116 yards and three touchdowns.</p> Koch brings home power lifting prize http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/koch-brings-home-power-lifting-prize <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jackson.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> Mount Vernon student Jackson Koch breaks through defensive lines as a fullback for the football team.</p> <p> <br /> Power and bulk are key attributes for his position, so a love of power lifting works well for him.</p> <p> <br /> Koch competed at the Battle on the Bay event in Corpus Christi, TX earlier this month and finished first in his class and was also named best teen lifter.</p> <p> <br /> There were around eight lifters in his class, and 65 in the entire event.</p> Born to be in the box http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/born-be-box <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/redman_booth.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Coming from the family he was born into, Jevin Redman was always surrounded by sports.</p> <p> While practicing baseball, basketball and tennis with his dad, retired Mount Vernon Athletic Director Gary Redman, they would listen to broadcasts on the radio.</p> <p> It was his exposure to the broadcasters of his favorite teams that made Jevin think about a career in broadcasting at an early age.</p> Mobley joins Everett AquaSox http://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/mobley-joins-everett-aquasox <img src="http://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cody_-_credit_shari_sommerfeld.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By Corey Woolsey</p> <p> <br /> Former Mount Vernon Wildcat Pitcher Cody Mobley has a new home.</p> <p> <br /> Mobley, who spent the past two seasons with the Arizona League Mariners, is now a member of the Everett AquaSox.</p> <p> <br /> The AquaSox are a Class A short season member of the Northwest League, and play in Everett Memorial Stadium, where Ken Griffey, Jr. hit his first professional home run in 1987.</p> <p> <br /> Mobley&rsquo;s initial season in the Arizona League showed promise, with nine appreances, three saves a two wins with no losses.</p>