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School Sports

  • Lady Wildcats fall short of goal

    What began as a season full of possibilities ended short on Wednesday, as the Mount Vernon Softball team was defeated in the second round of the Sectional.

    Mount Vernon opened the Sectional with a huge 18-1 win over Bosse, but ran out of steam in the second round, with a 3-2 loss to Heritage Hills.

    Bosse

    Mount Vernon defeated Bosse 18-1 in the first round of the Sectional at Boonville.

    Sadie Hobbs, Brooklyn Gibbs, and Haylee Ford each had two hits.

  • Wildcats advance to Regional

    The Mount Vernon and North Posey Boys Track teams put on their uniforms and laced their shoes, some for the final time, to compete at the Sectional last week at Evansville Central.

    The top three finishers in each event, as well as the top three teams, would advance to the Regional held once again at Central this Thursday.

  • Keitel and Fisher advance in Tennis Sectional

    Mount Vernon hosted the Girls Tennis Sectional last week, but the friendly confines were not so friendly to the Lady Widlcats, or the nearby North Posey Lady Vikings.

    North Posey kicked off the Sectional with a 5-0 loss to Mater Dei, ending the season very early for the team.

    Amanda Marshall was defeated by Lauren Marx in number one singles, 6-0, 6-1. Roni Inkenbrandt fell to Alexa Elpers in number two singles, 6-0, 6-0. Baylee Willman was defeated by Anna McAtee in number three singles, 6-3, 6-2.

  • Wildcats improving heading into Sectional

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team picked up three wins last week as the head into the Sectional this week.

    Princeton

    Bryan Hensley collected three hits, sparking the Wildcats to a 6-2 victory in seven innings over Princeton last Thursday.

    Hensley singled in the first, third, and sixth innings.

    Walker Paris was in control on the hill. Paris gave up just three hits, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out five during his five innings of work.

  • Posey girls compete in rain-soaked Sectional

    Last week, Mount Vernon hosted the Girls Track Sectional, and the attending teams were welcomed by rainy conditions.

    Just like the Boys Sectional, the top three teams and top three individuals would advance to the Regional.

  • Lady Wildcats 3-1 on week

    The Mount Vernon Softball team keeps charging through the season, going 3-1 over the past week.

    Vincennes Lincoln

    The girls started off with a Thursday matchup with Vincennes Lincoln, winning 3-2.

    Haley Goad struck out 10 hitters in the win. She also had two hits as did Lyndsay Keitel. Megan Ghrist had a solo home run in the third inning. Jaycie Tucker and Haylee Ford each had an RBI in the game.

    Central Invite

    Mount Vernon was 2-1 on Saturday in the Central Invite.

    North Daviess

  • Mount Vernon Girls Track third at Big Eight

    The Mount Vernon Girls Track Team competed in the Big Eight Meet on Tuesday, finishng third with Brooke Green, Savannah Bush, Cydney Cole and Courtney Bourne coming home All-Conference.

  • Wildcats fall to Linton-Stockton

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team lost 6-2 in seven innings at home on Saturday, despite outhitting Linton-Stockton seven to five.

    Linton-Stockton couldn’t get anything going so long as Bryan Hensley was on the hill. Linton-Stockton managed just one hit off of Hensley, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out five during his two innings of work.

    Hollingsworth got the win for Linton-Stockton . He allowed two runs over seven innings. Hollingsworth struck out three, walked none and gave up seven hits.

  • Nall completes historic career, signs with Hanover College

    Mount Vernon senior girls’ basketball record-breaker Alexis Nall signed her NCAA National Letter of Intent to continue playing at Hanover College last week in a quiet celebration with her parents and grandparents.

  • Wildcats beat Mount Carmel, split double with Washington

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team picked up a couple Big Eight wins last week, defeating Mount Carmel, 12-1 and Washington, 10-5. The Wildcats were defeated by Washington in the second half of a doubleheader, 13-12.

    Mount Carmel

    Mount Vernon scored five runs in the third on a passed ball, a walk by Mitchell Veeck, an error, and a two-run single by Tanner Curtis.

    Bryan Hensley paced the Wildcats at the plate. Hensley went 4-5, drove in one and scored three runs. He singled in the first, third, and sixth innings and doubled in the seventh inning.