School Sports

  • 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.

  • Cross Country teams in action

    The North Posey and Mount Vernon Cross Country teams competed on Saturday at the Boonville invitational.
    Mount Vernon boys finished in fourth place and the girls finished in 14th. North Posey boys finished 12th and the girls finished 11th.
    Finishers in the top half of the field for the boys were Hunter Motz of North Posey in fourth, Ken Renshaw of Mount Vernon in 18th, D.A. Wilson of Mount Vernon in 19th, Ryan Dick of Mount Vernon in 21st, Bryce Newman of Mount Vernon in 35th, Sean Ritzert of Mount Vernon in 37th and Dane Wilson of Mount Vernon in 39th.

  • New Harmony volleyball competes in first tourney

    New Harmony's volleyball team played its first tourney at Harrison High recently. 
    “We ended up in last place but put up a good fight.  Some of the games were close and could have gone either way.,” said coach Emily Prewitt. “New Harmony was the smallest school that participated and I think we surprised some of the other teams."
    I have a great group of girls, but they need to realize that they deserve to win.  We need to work on playing our game from start to finish, and we may end up with a winning season just yet.”