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School Sports

  • 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.”

  • Savannah Roy receives ninth place

    High School track season is among us, and Savannah Roy is more than ready to hit the track. She had been participating in winter track meets all winter and training hard to qualify for state. While the top 24 from the state are taken to the state competition, Roy was originally placed at 25, barely missing the cut. After working hard to improve her ranking, Roy made her way to the state meet where she would rise from a lower placement to beat fellow runners. She placed ninth and suprised herslef and others on how much she grew this season.

  • Four additions to MVHS Hall of Fame

    The Mount Vernon M-Club announced in a recent monthly meeting that four new members are being inducted into the thirty-first class of the Mount Vernon Athletic Hall of Fame. This ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m in the Mount Vernon High School cafeteria. New members of the Hall of Fame include Jason Arnold, Seth Hildenbrand, Larry Merritt and Seth Rainey. Tickets for this event will be sold until April 15 through the althetic office at Mount Vernon High School.

  • Three Mat Cats head to State meet

    By Madison Snodgrass
    Valentine’s Day might be about love to some people, but for the Mount Vernon wrestling team, this holiday was all about blood, sweat and victory. Three is the magic number for the Mount Vernon wrestling team as Paul Konrath, Austin Bethel and Tristan Choate pack for Indianapolis beginning this Friday. Getting to the State finals wasn’t easy, as they faced tough competition at the Ford Center this Saturday.

  • Wildcat Girls nip Vikings in close contest

    For the second game in a row, Mount Vernon’s Lady Wildcats jumped out to a big first quarter lead, only to give it up and then need a late-game surge to get the win. 

  • Lady Wildcats split two with Evansville schools

    Winter came early this week and so did the Mount Vernon’s girls’ basketball season. Despite the cold weather, the Lady Wildcats got off to a hot start. On Friday night they played heavy favorite Evansville Central close before falling 45-40. On Saturday, their hot streak continued as they blew out Bosse in the first half. 

  • Vikings battle, but fall in Sectional final

    By Michael Webster

  • Vikings advance to Sectional Championship

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    The Perry County News
    TELL CITY — Tell City couldn’t stop North Posey’s power running game as the Vikings beat the Marksmen 42-21 in the Class 2A football sectional semifinals Friday.
    Lance Inkenbrandt ran for 169 yards on 22 carries and scored four touchdowns for North Posey.
    Fullback Dalton Rankin, a 6-foot, 230-pound sophomore, added 104 yards on 11 carries and scored one touchdown.

  • Wildcats fall to Titan attack

    By Jay Ransford
    Mount Vernon’s Memorial Field was visited Halloween evening by ghosts, goblins and the Gibson Southern Titans, and nightmares came true.
    Edgar Allen Poe couldn’t have set a more frightening scene for the hometown Wildcats.  Not only was it the coldest night of the year so far, but a persistent wind blew out of the northwest for the whole game.