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School Sports

  • 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.

  • Track Cats fall to Harrison, take second at Gourley Invite

    Mount Vernon’s track team battled the cold and wind last week to compete in two of their more difficult meets of the season, falling to Harrison last Tuesday and taking second place in the Harold Gourley Invite at Princeton Saturday.

    Harrison

    The Mount Vernon boys’ track team hosted the Evansville Harrison Warriors last Tuesday evening. Harrison tallied 93 points, while the Wildcats posted 30.

    The cold and winds temps increased the difficulty

  • Mount Vernon tennis works to improve

    The Mount Vernon girls tennis team is early in its season, but is working hard to improve.

    The team recently fell 2-3 to Harrison and 0-5 to North Posey, but bounced back to tie South Spencer 3-3.

    Harrison

    In the match against Harrrison, Megan McCarty was defeated in number one singles to Edie Hinton, 6-0, 7-6. Emily Duckworth fell to Kelsey Volkman in number two singles, 6-2, 6-1. Savannah Quinzer was defeated in number three singles by Maddie Schaffer, 6-1, 6-3.

    Mount Vernon was stronger in doubles.

  • Lady Wildcats are red hot

    After a tough defeat at the hands of North last week, the Mount Vernon Softball team hosted Washington on Saturday, winning 24-0.

    Mount Vernon had a full-team effort, led by senior Ellen Denning, with three hits including a triple. Jody Fisher had a three-run home run and Haley Goad picked up with win in the circle, even helping her cause with a solo home run. Jaycie Tucker and Megan Ghrist each had a pair of doubles.

  • Wildcats see some improvement

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team is a young, inexperienced group, but Coach Paul Quinzer and his staff are putting in the work with the team to see some improvement.

    Last week, the work seemingly paid off, as the Wildcats lost a close 8-6 game at Memorial and defeated Heritage Hills on the road, 7-3.

    Walker Paris had a nice game at the plate for Mount Vernon against Memorial. Paris had a double and a pair of RBIs on three hits in the game.