School Sports

  • Mount Vernon volleyball team wins invitational

    Coming into the weekend with an 11-3 record, the Mount Vernon Volleyball team and Coach Andi Allford looked to accomplish something the team had not done in 18 years.
    It was 1992 the last time the team had won its own invitational meet, and with such a strong start, Mount Vernon was ready to win it again. And win they did.
    Mount Vernon started the tourney off with a bad start, losing their first game with Southridge, 25-22, 25-18.
    Mount Vernon then played North Posey, who they had defeated earlier in the week. Mount Vernon won again, 25-17, 25-15.

  • North Posey avoids anguishing evening with win

    David Anguish and the Gibson Southern Titans kept the game close, but North Posey was able to hold on for a 28-21 win on the road Friday night.

    North Posey got off to an early lead in the first quarter with a five-yard pass from quarterback Colton Motz to Cameron Calvert for a touchdown with about six minutes left in the quarter. Rylan Gentil made good on the extra point, making the score 7-0.

  • Mount Vernon falls to Mount Carmel

    There is a new battle cry among the student section at the Mount Vernon football games this season, and that battle cry is “Feed the Horse.”

  • Volleyball Results

    Mount Vernon Volleyball
    The Mount Vernon Volleyball team picked up a pair of wins last week, including a win against Big Eight rival Jasper.
    Mount Vernon defeated Jasper, 23-25, 25-10, 20-25, 25-18,15-9.
    The Lady Wildcats faced Reitz later in the week and beat the Lady Panthers in three straight games, 25-16, 25-20, 25-15.

    New Harmony JV Results
    The New Harmony junior varsity team lost to Tecumseh’s JV team Tuesday, Aug. 31. The game was played at Tecumseh. The scores follow: Set 1: 25-8 Braves; Set 2: 25-11 Braves.

  • Cross Country teams finish in top 10 at Hopewell

    The Mount Vernon and North Posey boys and girls cross country team both competed at the Alan Hopewell Invitational last Tuesday, and both teams had a successful showing.

    In the junior/senior field, North Posey boys finished in 12th and the girls finished in ninth. Mount Vernon boys finished second and the girls finished sixth.

  • High School Football

    Mount Vernon lost to Mt. Carmel 35-28 Friday night, Sept. 3. Read more about the Cats' come-from behind effort in Wednesday's Mount Vernon Democrat.

    North Posey beat the Gibson Southern Titans Friday night, 28-21, at Gibson Southern.

  • Cats win county football rivalry

    The cool, crisp air and faint smell of a grill gave way to the slightest hint of the fall season as the audience in the stands prepared themselves for the first regular-season home football game between two county giants.
    From past history, in the battle of the county rivals, there's no telling who will win any given game, any given year.

  • North Posey tennis beats Princeton

    The North Posey Vikings Boys' Tennis team defeated the Princeton Tigers 5-0 on Thursday during a tennis match in Viking territory.
    At number one singles, Nick Scheller defeated Princeton's Deffendall, 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 singles: Dylan Krohn defeated Princton's Scott, 6-0, 6-2; and Alex Wade, No. 3 singles, defeated Hugen, Princeton, 6-1, 6-1.

  • Mount Vernon volleyball gets wins

    The Mount Vernon Volleyball team picked up three wins last week, including two wins in the New Albany Tournament.
    Mount Vernon started the week off at home against Central.
    Mount Vernon won in three straight games with a score of 25-14, 25-19 and 25-10.
    Mount Vernon then traveled to New Albany for the Saturday invitational.
    The Lady Wildcats started off with a 25-9, 25-13 win over Lanesville. Host team New Albany defeated Mount Vernon in the next match with a 21-25, 13-25 win.

  • Tennis team gets a pair of wins

    The Mount Vernon Boys Tennis team went 2-1 last week with wins against Harrison and Princeton. The loss was to Castle.
    Winners for Mount Vernon against Harrison were Jevin Redman 6-1, 6-1 in number one singles, Ross Canada 6-1, 6-3 in number two singles, Seth Reeves 7-5, 6-0 in number three singles and Riley Oberle and Jacob Steinhart 6-1, 6-3 in number one doubles.
    Winners against Princeton were Redman 6-1,6-1, Canada 6-2,6-0, Reeves 6-3, 6-3, Oberle and Steinhart 6-1, 6-3, and Layton Hopper and Curt Crabtree 6-2, 6-4 in number two doubles.