https://www.mvdemocrat.com/sports/rss.xml en Brown drafted by Atlanta Braves https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/brown-drafted-atlanta-braves <img src="https://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/logan_brown_5171644.jpg" alt="Logan Brown" title="Logan Brown" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> Mount Vernon alum and USI Baseball player Logan Brown was recently drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 35th round of the 2018 MLB Draft.</p> <p> Brown was a second team All-Midwest selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and the Division II Conference Commissioners Association.</p> <p> He was also a first team All-GLVC East team seclaetion this season.</p> <p> In his three-year career with the Screaming Eagles, Brown had a .310 batting average and had 136 hits, five home runs and 72 RBIs.</p> Lady Cats fall in Sectional opener https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/lady-cats-fall-sectional-opener <p> An outstanding season came to a close too early this past Tuesday when the Mount Vernon Softball team was defeated in its Sectional opener to Heritage Hills, 8-5.</p> <p> Brooklyn Gibbs kicked the game off on a positive note with a home run.</p> <p> Gabi Gilpin, Sadie Hobbs and Megan Ghrist each had three hits and Gilpin added a pair of RBIs.</p> <p> Jaycie Tucker added a pair of hits in the loss.</p> <p> The Lady Wildcats end their historic season with a record of 18-5.</p> Robles heads to Trine University https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/robles-heads-trine-university <img src="https://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/robles.jpg" alt="Anthony Robles signs a letter of intent to play football at Trine University in Angola, IN." title="Anthony Robles signs a letter of intent to play football at Trine University in Angola, IN." align="left" hspace="6" width="133" height="85" /><p> Mount Vernon Football standout Anthony Robles is headed to Trine University this fall.</p> <p> Robles has played on both sides of the ball, but his passion has been on defense where he will be playing a defensive back for the Trine University Thunder.</p> <p> He is a three-time varsity letter winner, has accumulated 53 solo tackles, 24 assisted tackles, four interceptions, nine tackles for loss and has had 12 pass break ups for which he has been recognized by the coaching staff.</p> Lady Wildcats rule Big Eight https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/lady-wildcats-rule-big-eight <p> On Thursday, The Mount Vernon Softball team made history, winning the school&rsquo;s first ever Big Eight Championship in the sport. The team defeated Vincennes 8-6 to get the job done.</p> <p> Gabi Gilpin was three of three with two home runs and four RBIs. Sadie Hobbs had a home run and Addie Robinson had two hits. Brooklyn Gibbs got the win and helped her own cause with a home run and three RBIs. She threw 10 strikeouts.</p> <p> On Friday, the team came back down to Earth with a four-hit shutout loss to Memorial, 10-0.</p> Softball loses, rebounds strong https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/softball-loses-rebounds-strong <img src="https://www.mvdemocrat.com/sites/www.mvdemocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/keitel.jpg" alt="Lyndsay Keitel pitches against Harrisburg in a losing effort." title="Lyndsay Keitel pitches against Harrisburg in a losing effort." align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p> The Mount Vernon Softball team picked up its second loss this past week to Harrisburg, but came back with two big wins over Princeton and Bosse.</p> <p> Mount Vernon was defeated by Harrisburg IL, 10-7 on Monday.</p> <p> Jaycie Tucker had three hits, Megan Ghrist and Gabi Gilpin each had two hits, Lauren Earhart hit a home run and Gilpin added three RBIs.</p> <p> On Tuesday, Mount Vernon defeated Princeton, 11-0.</p> <p> Brooklyn Gibbs had a no hitter from the circle, and had three hits with a double, home run and thre RBIs.</p> Lady Cats suffer first loss https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/lady-cats-suffer-first-loss <p> The Mount Vernon Softball team tasted defeat for the first time this season, but added a pair of wins as well to move to 11-1.</p> <p> On Thursday, Mount Vernon defeated Tecumseh, 5-1.</p> <p> The Lady Wildcats were led in the circle by Brooklyn Gibbs, who pitched the win.</p> <p> Sadie Hobbs had a pair of hits, two RBIs and scored twice. Megan Ghrist had a single, double and two RBIs. Lauren Earhart also had two hits.</p> <p> On Saturday, Mount Vernon faced a tough double header on the road, with Jasper in the morning and Heritage Hills that afternoon.</p> Lady Wildcats continue undefeated run https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/lady-wildcats-continue-undefeated-run <p> The Lady Wildcat Softball team is on fire this season, picking up two more wins this past week and moving to 8-0.</p> <p> The team defeated Central on Wednesday, 11-0.</p> <p> Lyndsay Keitel allowed only one hit from the circle, and added 2 doubles and a single.</p> <p> Sadie Hobbs had three singles, Megan Ghrist had two hits and three RBIs and Jaycie Tucker was huge, with two doubles, a home run and five RBIs.</p> <p> On Thursday, the team defeated Mount Carmel, 12-0.</p> Softball on fire in week of action https://www.mvdemocrat.com/content/softball-fire-week-action <p> The Mount Vernon Softball team was red hot last week, picking up a pair of big wins.</p> <p> The team kicked the week of with a Monday night win at North Posey.</p> <p> Mount Vernon defeated the Lady Vikes, 12-3.</p> <p> Lyndsay Keitel struck out five in the circle for the win.</p> <p> She also had two hits and three RBIs.</p> <p> Gabi Gilpin had three hits, Jaycie Tucker, Megan Ghrist and Brooklyn Gibbs each had two hits.</p> <p> Gibbs had two RBIs and a home run.</p> <p> On Wednesday, Mount Vernon defeated Harrison, 6-4.</p>