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School Sports

  • MV Tennis faces tough competition

    The Mount Vernon girls’ tennis team faced four strong foes last week, unable to tally a team win, but remain positive in their improvement.

    Gibson Southern

  • North Posey Tennis falls to Heritage Hills

    The North Posey girls tennis team fell just short in action earlier this week, in a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Heritage Hills.

    North Posey was led by Maddie Koester, who won her number one singles matchup over Meredith Balbach, 6-2, 6-2, and Brooke Bender and Morgan Alvey, who won in number one doubles over Krystal Schmidt and Kyla Dilger, 6-3, 6-0.

    Roni Inkenbrandt fell in a tough number two singles match to Kate Kaetzel, 6-4, 6-4.

    Amanda Marshall was defeated in number three singles by Alexis Rube, 6-2, 6-1.

  • Mount Vernon boys top Tigers, 68-65

    By Madison Snodgrass
    With a three-point win over Princeton and a crown on his head, senior Mitchell Jackson had a good night.
    The Mount Vernon High School basketball team won 68-65, with big individual scores from Bryce and Austin Krizan, Zac French and Walker Paris.
    Mount Vernon set the tone for the game with a three-point lead over Princeton in the first quarter. Approaching half time, the Cats were on their game with an additional 25 points over Princeton’s 15. The teams went into halftime at 43-30.

  • Aces trump Cats in home opener

     

    Some games the scoreboard just doesn’t reflect the game. That was certainly the case last Friday night when the Wildcats hosted the Mount Carmel Aces in their home opener. The Aces bested the Cats by a final score of 41-21, but that isn’t the whole story.

  • Vikings pillaged by Titans
  • Boys Tennis has great expectations

    “Our expectations are always to come in and compete to win a sectional,” said coach Travis Kaiser. “That’s a tradition here at Mount Vernon. We’ve won a total of 13 sectionals, including the last three, so that’s always an expectation for Mount Vernon tennis.”

  • Boys Soccer team has experience

    Mount Vernon boys soccer coach Travis Kaiser has high hopes for the upcoming season.

  • Football team ready for some action

    The Friday night lights go up for  Mount Vernon Football on August 22 at Heritage Hills. The team plays another  away game against county rival North Posey before coming home to play Mount Carmel on Sept. 5.

  • Girls Soccer team poised for good year

    “I think we’ll be better than we were last year,” said Mount Vernon Girls’ soccer coach Kelly Cox. “We have better numbers and we’ve got better skills. Overall, I think we’ve got a better team, though I don’t know if that’s going to translate into more wins.”

  • Dance Cats plan to continue winning ways

    by Michael Webster

    Mount Vernon’s Dance Cats have been one of the most successful teams in the school’s long and storied history and expect to compete at the highest levels this year.