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Emily Friedman Takes Her Final Trip to State

Emily Friedman Takes Her Final Trip to State

By Maddie Naeve When Emily Friedman was in fifth grade she was persuaded by her neighbor, mid season, to take part in the archery club run by Tom Wilkinson. Friedman, a senior, competed at nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, during her sixth and seventh grade seasons. “I remember when I was a sophomore I competed at […]

Students with Jobs

Students with Jobs

By Reese Panos  Many high school students wonder whether they should a get part-time job during the school year or not.   If you don’t have a job you usually don’t have money.  Without money there is not a lot you can do with your friends.   Junior Morgan Houghtaling, who works at Dairy Queen, says, “I […]

The Return of Mom Jeans

The Return of Mom Jeans

By Maddie Naeve Jeans from American Eagle range in the 60 dollar range, but why would one spend that much money when comfy and stylish mom jeans are for sale for five dollars at a local thrift store? Mom jeans are straight-fit, high-waisted jeans that have been taking over Mount Vernon High School. Mom jeans […]

Wrestlers Compete at State Tournament

Wrestlers Compete at State Tournament

Mount Vernon sent three wrestlers to class 2A State Wrestling in Des Moines Feb. 15-17. Two made it to the podium: junior Paul Ryan (170) placed fourth, and junior Ryan Clark (113) placed fifth. Photos by Kendra Streicher and Preston Shultz.   Photos by Kendra Streicher and Preston Shultz.  

An Unforgettable Season: A Look Back at the 2012 Boys’ Basketball State Champ Team

An Unforgettable Season: A Look Back at the 2012 Boys’ Basketball State Champ Team

Video by Drew Adams, Nick Leopold, Casey Noska, Max Siders, and Garrett Welch This video recalls an unforgettable season by the Mount Vernon Boys’ Basketball team coached by Ed Timm in 2012. They were WAMAC Conference Champions for the first time since 2003, and got Mount Vernon Basketball back on the right track. Jack Keleher […]

An Iowa Tradition: 6-on-6 Women’s Basketball

An Iowa Tradition: 6-on-6 Women’s Basketball

Video created by Mount Vernon sophomores Jace Delancey, Jeremy Kline, Megan Zobac, Paige Emig, Kailey Shannon, and Sam Stoner In Iowa, women’s basketball began with 6-on-6. The fast-paced game was created to give girls a separate athletic outlet from boys. For girls, the court was divided into two halves, with three players from each team […]

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Video created by Cooper Becthold, Nolan Brand, Garrett Hormann, and Thomas Meineke Logan Kelly is a Mount Vernon High School archer. Logan excelled in the sport as he broke almost all of the MVHS male archery records. Also, Logan is the only archer in the world to shoot a perfect 300 in 3D. Logan won […]

What Students are Doing This Winter Break

What Students are Doing This Winter Break

By Jake Panos During this year’s winter break, the students of Mount Vernon High School will be busy doing a lot of fun things. Some students will be spending the time with their family. “I’m going to be going to a lot of family gatherings,” said Sophomore Tyler Fall. Junior Adrienne Hill said “I’m going […]

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

The girls basketball team beat West Delaware Friday, 44- 31.  Tonight, the girls play Maquoketa at home, with the varsity team starting at 7:30.

Wrestling Photo

Wrestling Photo

Junior Garret Akers looks to the ref with intensity before he takes the win from his Lisbon opponent during the Monday night wrestling meet.