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School Sports

  • Lady Track Cats second at home invite

    The Mount Vernon Girls Track team finished second in the Mount Vernon Invite last Friday. North Posey came in seventh.

  • Wildcats maul Carmi Bulldogs

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team was back at home on Friday, hosting the Bulldogs of Carmi-White County.

    Walker Paris came up big in the game, blasting a home run while going 2-3 in the win.

    Bryan Hensley was on the hill for the game and picked up nine strikeouts in the win.

    Hensley allowed one earned run on four hits and three walks.

    Mount Vernon was consistent early on, placing a run on the scoreboard in each of the first three innings.

  • Boys track hosts runners at Mount Vernon Invite

    The Mount Vernon and North Posey Boys track teams competed last Friday at the Mount Vernon Invite.

  • Wildcats beginning to pick up pace

    After a tough 8-6 loss to Boonville early last week, the Mount Vernon Baseball team picked up wins over Bosse and Vincennes Lincoln last week.

    Bosse

    The Wildcats beat Evansville Bosse 7-3 in seven innings on Tuesday behind Bryce Krizan, who went 1-2.

    Dylan Dutkiewicz recorded the win for the Mount Vernon. He allowed three runs over five innings. Dutkiewicz struck out two, walked none and gave up five hits.

    The Wildcats went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on a groundout by Bryan Hensley and two singles.

  • Lady Vikes dominate own Invitational

    The North Posey Girls Tennis team hosted South Spencer, Day School and Reitz on Saturday and finished first. The only second place finish was in number two singles.

    Amanda Marshall was first in number one singles. She defeated Mallory Damin of South Spencer, 6-3, 6-0 and Sarah Lisembee of Reitz, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2.

    Roni Inkenbrandt was second in number two singles. She defeated Brittany Payne of South Spencer, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 and was defeated by Gabby Davis of Reitz, 6-1, 6-3.

  • Lady Wildcats have tough week

    The Mount Vernon Softball team has been red hot lately, but last week showed the team there is much to improve.

    North Posey

    Mount Vernon was defeated last Monday by North Posey, 5-3. The Lady Wildcats took a lead in the seventh inning, but North Posey picked up the win on a two-out two run walk off home run. Haley Goad picked up Mount Vernon’s lone RBI.

    Central

    The only bright spot in the week came on Wednesday, when Mount Vernon defeated Central, 13-5.

    Ellen Denning hit three home runs and had seven RBIs in the win.

  • Vikings compete in four-team track meet

    Recently, the North Posey boys and girls track teams competed in a meet against Central, Wood Memorial and Gibson Southern.

    The boys finished third and the girls were fourth.

  • Keller takes on Anderson

    By Alexis Nall

    The class of 2016 at Mount Vernon Senior High School is in a class of its own for athletes. Many seniors are signing to continue their athletic career at the collegiate level. Noah Keller, son of Scot and Tonia Kelller, is no exception, as he signed to play soccer for Anderson University on April 4, 2016.

    Keller has been playing soccer for fourteen years. His inspiration was his parents signing him, along with his siblings, up for miscellaneous sports; soccer turned out to be his favorite, and he stuck with it.

  • Lady Wildcats continue to set bases on fire

    One of the hottest teams in the area continues to be the Mount Vernon Softball team.

    The team recently picked up big wins over Evansville Harrison, Wood Memorial and Boonville.

    Harrison

    Mount Vernon made short work of Harrison, taking the Lady Warriors out in five innings, 15-5. Mount Vernon had 19 hits in the game.

  • Lady Wildcat tennis searching for answers

    The Mount Vernon Girls Tennis team is still searching for solutions for improvement this season.

    Last week the team fell to both Mater Dei and Jasper with 5-0 losses, but saw a bit of improvement over the weekend in the Mount Vernon Invite, finishing third out of four teams.

    In number one singles, Megan McCarty finished third after a 6-0, 7-5 loss to Shirah Foor of Boonville in the opening round, but a win over Katie Thacker of Wood Memorial for third place, 6-1, 6-2.