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School Sports

  • 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.”

  • Wildcats salvage tie against Bosse
  • Vikings win county championship

    “It was a tale of two halves,” said Mount Vernon Coach Paul Maier of North Posey’s 20-14 overtime victory Friday night. The Wildcats won the first half 14-0, but were shut out 20-0 in the second half and overtime.

  • Girls soccer rivals clash at North Posey

    Maddie Koester led the North Posey girls soccer team with a hat trick in an impressive 7-0 home win last Tuesday over Mount Vernon’s Lady Wildcats. The Lady Vikings scored a goal before 30 seconds had gone by in the first half and were never threatened thereafter. 

  • Inkenbrandt runs for three TD’s and 200 yards in Viking win

     A dominant performance by Lance Inkenbrandt almost didn’t happen last Friday night. 

  • Turnovers doom Wildcats in opener

    Mount Vernon dominated the first half against an undersized Heritage Hills team, but  lost 21-7 as the offense committed key turnovers at inopportune times to bookend the first half and the defense gave up big plays that cost the Wildcats what could have been a comfortable victory. 

  • Golf team looks to improve

    “I am looking forward to this season,” says coach David Bell. “We’re getting better. We keep our composure. No one is getting upset when they make one bad shot. That’s just being a year older.”

  • New AD stresses communication

    Mount Vernon’s new Athletic Director Leigh Latshaw brought innovation to the local sports scene when she staged an “Athlete Media Day” to kick off the fall sports season.

  • Crowder, Lady Vikes golf to second at PAC

    Oakland City was the site of the Pocket Athletic Conference girls golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 14, where the North Posey Lady Vikings golf team finished second.
    The PAC is made up of North Posey, Forest Park, Gibson Southern, Heritage Hills, Pike Central, Southridge, South Spencer, and Tell City. Of the eight teams, Gibson Southern took first at the golf tournament, shooting a team 364 thanks to three girls in the individual top five.

  • Boys soccer tryouts

    Mount Vernon High School Boys Soccer tryouts are coming up next week. Athletic physicals must be completed to participate. Dates are as follows:
    • July 30, 6-8 p.m.
    • July 31-Aug. 3, 8-9:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m.
    • Aug. 4, 8-10 a.m. with parent meeting to follow
    • Aug. 6-9, 8-9:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m.
    • Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m.
    • Aug. 11, Big Eight Jamboree, 11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Picture Day is Aug. 7 at 4:50 p.m. Players should arrive at 4:30 p.m.