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Today's Sports

  • Mt. Carmel leaving Big Eight...

    In a vote of conference schools, Mt. Carmel High School will remain a member of the Big 8 Athletic Conference only through May of the 2020 school year. With recent changes in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) football state tournament series, the Golden Aces will not be able to field a full Big 8 Conference football schedule, and, fulfill the requirements of the IHSA beginning with the Fall season of 2021.

  • Wildcat season ends against...
  • Wildcats fall at Bosse to end...

    The Mount Vernon Wildcats traveled to Evansville to take on the Bosse Bulldogs. Mount Vernon came out and kept pace with the Bulldogs 21 to 16 in the first quarter. The second saw the Wildcats struggle with shooting due to defensive pressure by Bosse. The team only scored two points in the second quarter. In the third, Mount Vernon picked up scoring with 13 points and closed out the regular season with a 71 to 43 loss to Bosse.

  • Newman advances to State...

    The Mount Vernon Wrestling team was well represented at the IHSAA Semi-State wrestling meet at the Ford Center on Saturday by Chris Newman, Luke McGennis and Dalton Schmidt.

    Newman was the last Cat standing at the end of the day, advancing to the State Meet at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis this weekend.

    Luke McGennis represented the 195 pound class and fell by 6-0 decision in the opening round to Nick Wilhelm, a 33-2 senior from Greenwood. McGennis, a senior, has his career come to a close with a 33-6 season.

  • Wildcats drop a pair of tight...

    After wrapping up the Carmi Tournament last week without a win, the Mount Vernon Boys Basketball team came back to Indiana action this week, but saw the same results.

  • Wildcats fall in tough loss to...

    Mount Vernon lost their second game in a row on Wednesday to Carmi in the Carmi Invitational Tournament, 60-55. The team lost to Fairfield on Monday, 76-35.

  • Lady Cats beat Carmi, fall to...

    Last week the Mount Vernon Girls Basketball team felt the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat as well.

    The Lady Wildcats defeated Carmi 45-32 on Monday. Paige Robinson scored 12 points along with four assists, Libby Steinhart had a solid defensive game while adding 14 points, Brooke Jackson had another strong rebounding game with 12 and 10 points including four steals. Bailee Hunsinger added five points, while Grace Thompson rounded out the scoring with four.

  • Wildcats 1-2 in wild week of...

    The Mount Vernon Boys basketball team picked up a win this week and unfortunately suffered a pair of losses.

    Last Tuesday, the Cats fell to Mater Dei, 82-60.

    Four players scored in double figures but it wasn’t enough to overcome Mater Dei. Ben Varner, Braden Henning and Tyler Walls all had 10 points and Sam Thomas chipped in 23 in the 82 to 60 loss. In the first half, the Wildcats kept it close, but in the second half break out baskets against Mount Vernon’s pressure defense and turnovers against Mater Dei’s defense was the difference.

  • MV Girls win again against South...

    The Mount Vernon Lady Wildcats battled a tough Rebel team from South Spencer to remain undefeated by the score of 46-30.

    The Lady Cats continued there tough defense and will to win by holding off South Spencer in a game before Thanksgiving Break. Brooke Jackson was a Warrior for the Lady Cats by matching the physical play of the Lady Rebel interior players.

    Brooke scored 12 points, hauled in 20 rebounds, and added four blocks. Libby Steinhart led with 15 points, but also had nine steals and led the defensive charge for the Lady Wildcats.

  • MV Girls Basketball perfect so...

    The season has started well for the Mount Vernon Lady Wildcats Basketball team.

    The Lady Wildcats defeated Bosse 49-39 on Saturday. Leading the Cats in scoring was Libby Steinhart with 15 points and 8 steals. Brooke Jackson had 11 points, 14 rebounds, and 6 assists, while Paige Robinson added 12 points. . The Lady Cats will return to action this Friday vs. North Posey. Mount Vernon is 3-0. They defeated Central last Tuesday, 27-20.