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School Sports

  • 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.

  • Wildcat golfers see tough week of action

    Last week was a tough week on the course for the Mount Vernon Golf team as they were defeated by Mater Dei, and finished in the lower half of the Washington Invite.

    Mater Dei

    Mount Vernon was defeated by Mater Dei, 151-181.

    Individual scores for the Wildcats were Collin Jackson with a 40, Joe Allbright with a 43, Damon Collins with a 46, Nathan Reeves with a 52, Kyle Krieger with a 55 and Logan Culley with a 63.

    Washington Invite

  • Lady Vikes defeat Pike Central

    North Posey’s Lady Viking Tennis team continues strong play on the courts. The team defeated Pike Central, 4-1.

    Amanda Marshall defeated Hope Waltz in number one singles 2-6, 7-6, 7-5. Roni Inkenbrandt was defeated by Natalie Bohnert in number two singles, 6-3, 6-1. Baylee Willman defeated Maya Frederick in number three singles, 7-6, 7-5.

  • Peerman sets record in Track Cat win

    By Alexis Nall

    The Mount Vernon Boys’ Track team posted a home win over Mater Dei on Tuesday evening and finished a respectable fifth place in the Harrison Invitational Saturday.

    Mater Dei

    Austin Peerman won the 200-meter dash and set a new school record with a time of 22.26.

    Jonathan West won the 400-meter dash.

    Kaleb Grabert won the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles.

  • Wildcat baseball getting back to form

    The Diamond Cats of Mount Vernon have had a slow start to the year, but the team is beginning to get back to the expected, winning ways.

    The team suffered a close loss to Reitz last week, but came back with a 10-0 win over Gibson Southern and a 11-10 defeat of Tecumseh.

    Reitz

    Walker Paris started the game on the mound in the loss to Reitz last week. Paris allowed two hits and no earned runs, with one walk and five strikeouts.

    Bryan Hensley picked up the loss in relief. Hensley walked three and struck out four, but allowed three runs.

  • Lady Track Cats fall to Harrison

    Mount Vernon hosted Harrison in the bitter wind and cold last Tuesday afternoon, the Lady Cats fell short with a final score of 67-58.
    Mount Vernon’s Sarah Kelley earned second place in the 3200-meter run. Kelley won the 1600-meter run. Rachel Krieger won the 800-meter run, while Madison Simpson finished third.

  • Wildcat golf finishes seventh at Vincennes Invite

    The Mount Vernon boys golf team scored a 356 to finish seventh at the Vincennes Invite over the weekend.

    Scores for Mount Vernon golfers were Collin Jackson with an 82, Joe Allbright with an 84, Damon Collins with an 89, Nathan Reeves with a 101 and Kyle Krieger with a 102.

    Mount Vernon defeated Big Eight foes Boonville, Princeton and Washington in the meet.