School Sports

  • 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.

  • Mount Vernon tennis picks up two wins

    Hard work on the courts is paying off, with the Mount Vernon Girls tennis team winning a pair of matches this past week.

    Mount Vernon defeated Tecumseh, 3-2 and Day School, 3-2.


    Mount Vernon was led in victory by Megan McCarty with a win over Meghan Tooley in number one singles, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0.

    Miranda Fisher and Emily Keitel defeated Megan Osborne and Darian Meyer in number one doubles, 6-1, 6-1. Madison Cross and Taylor Mattingly defeated Bailey Perkins and Allie Lochmueller in number two doubles, 6-0, 6-3.

  • Lady Wildcats pick up three more wins

    The Mount Vernon Softball team continues to rack up the runs and wins, picking up three more victories this week and scoring 44 runs in the process.


    Haley Goad struck out 11, walked one and allowed just four hits in the circle in Mount Vernon’s 15-2 win over Princeton.

    Sadie Hobbs and Ellen Denning had three hits each. Brooklyn Gibbs, Elaine Thomas, Megan Ghrist and Haylee Ford had two hits each.

    Gibbs added two doubles and three RBIs. Hobbs, Thomas Lyndsay Keitel and Denning had a pair of RBIs each.


  • Mount Vernon boys first, girls second at Gibson Southern

    The Mount Vernon boys track team picked up a win and the girls were second in a three-team meet on Thursday that included Wood Memorial.

    Winning events for the boys were Austin Peerman, who won the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

    Kaleb Grabert won the 110 and 300-meter hurdles. Cam Maier won the pole vault. Micah Keller won the 3200-meter run. Noah Rapp, Anthony Robles, Cade Latshaw and Johnathon West won the 3200-meter relay. Grabert, Latshaw, Peerman and West won the 1600-meter relay and Maier, Gage Pence, Grabert and Peerman won the 400-meter relay.

  • Tennis Cats pick up win over Reitz

    The Mount Vernon Girls Tennis team picked up a much needed win over Reitz on Friday, 3-2.

    The team found itself down early, with losses at number one and two singles.

    Megan McCarty was defeated in number one singles by Sarah Lisembee, 6-1, 6-1 and Emily Duckworth fell in number two singles to Gabby Davis, 6-1, 6-0.

    Bryley Harms was successful in number three singles, defeating Samantha Stockman, 7-6, 6-4.