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School Sports

  • Boys cross country has strength in numbers

    by Michael Webster

  • Cheerleaders all about supporting teams

    by Michael Webster

  • Girls cross country has strong returning class

    By Michael Webster

  • Volleyball team ready to spike opponents

    “I expect us to be very competitive this season,” said Mount Vernon Volleyball coach Michelle Northrup. “We are a very disciplined team and that will win us many games, Twenty-plus wins is one of our goals.”

  • Girls’ swim team takes second in MV Invite

    In an event that features competition only seen at the State Swim meet, the Lady Wet Cats proved they are a force not to be taken lightly. The Mount Vernon Girls’ Swim Team captured second place last weekend in the annual Mount Vernon Invite that entertained competitors from swim powerhouses like Jeffersonville, Memorial, Reitz, North, Heritage Hills, Mater Dei and Central.

  • Mount Vernon falls in Sectional to Memorial

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team wound up on the wrong side of an 8-0 score last Monday at Braun Stadium, tasting defeat at the hands of Evansville Memorial.

    Evansville Memorial was sparked by Ashley and Niehaus, who teamed up for four hits and four RBIs.

    Bryan Hensley was the game’s losing pitcher. He lasted just four and 2/3 innings, walked three, struck out six, and allowed five runs.

    Evansville Memorial never trailed after scoring two runs in the third on a two-run double by Niehaus.

  • Wildcat runners compete at State

    A handful of Wildcat runners competed at Indiana University over the weekend at the IHSAA State Track Meet.

    On Friday, the girls meet was held and the Mount Vernon 400-meter relay team competed.

    The team comprised of Courtney Bourne, Savannah Bush, Cydney Cole and Brooke Green finished in 25th place with a time of 50.73.

    Austin Peerman competed in two events in the boys meet on Saturday. Peerman finished 19th in the preliminaries of the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.21, missing the finals.

  • Softball team holds season-end banquet

    The Mount Vernon Softball team held its year-end banquet last week, celebrating the team’s 18-7 season.

    Receiving their first letter this year are Skylar Coburn, Brooklyn Gibbs and Jaycie Tucker. Coburn, Gibbs, Gabi Gilpin and Kaytlyn Shell received freshman numerals.

    Gibbs, Haley Goad and Ellen Denning were named to the All-Big Eight team.

    Denning was the team’s best offensive player and named to the All-State Second Team, the North/South All-Star team and was an Academic All-State.

  • Former Wildcats compete in College World Series

    A pair of former Mount Vernon baseball standouts had the opportunity to compete in the Division II NCAA Baseball World Series for the University of Southern Indiana.

    Drake McNamara and Logan Brown saw action in the Eagles three games.

    In the Eagles opening 2-1 loss to Cal Poly Pomona, Brown registered a hit while McNamara was unable to reach base.

    McNamara was the key player in the team’s second game however.

  • Wildcats, Vikings compete in golf Sectional

    Area golfers had to dodge rain showers and puddles at Oak Meadow Country Club for the IHSAA Golf Sectional.

    Mount Vernon finished sixth as a team and North Posey was eighth.

    Collin Jackson was the only Posey County golfer to advance to the Regional, with a score of 77.

    Other individual scores for Mount Vernon were Damon Collins with a 90, Joe Allbright with a 90, Kyle Krieger with a 93 and Nathan Reeves with a 112.