Archive for the ‘Volleyball’ Category

Successful Season Prepares Mustangs for Postseason

Successful Season Prepares Mustangs for Postseason

By Sydney Hauser The Mount Vernon volleyball team beat the Bobcats of Western Dubuque to become outright WaMaC East Conference Champions. The Mustangs have been a dominant volleyball team for many years. They’ve qualified for the state tournament every year under the direction of Maggie Willems, with the exception of 2011, her first season as […]

Mustangs Named Conference Champs in Volleyball

Mustangs Named Conference Champs in Volleyball

Mount Vernon beat Maquoketa in three sets Oct. 3: 25-12, 25-15, and 25-14, making them WaMaC champions. The Mustangs will have WaMaC pool play Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Story By Kendra Streicher The Mustangs won in 3 sets over the Anamosa Raiders on Tuesday, Sept 19. The Raiders were 5-5 and the Mustangs were 3-1, so odds were in the Mustangs favor at this away game. The sets ended up 25-13, 25-18, 25-18, with junior Rory Light leading the team with 11 kills. […]

Mustang Volleyball Strives for Success Through Unity

Mustang Volleyball Strives for Success Through Unity

Story by Paige Zaruba Intensity. Demand. Stability. Confidence. These are just a few words to describe what Mount Vernon volleyball is all about Each season, the varsity team steps out onto the court of the first game with a goal, a sense of purpose. This season, Coach Maggie Willems assigned the team with a mental […]

Photos from Shirley Ryan Invitational

Photos from Shirley Ryan Invitational

The Mustang volleyball team competed in the Shirley Ryan Invitational on Sat. Sept. 2. Photos by Sydney Hauser

Mustang Volleyball Overcomes Ranked Opponent West Delaware

Mustang Volleyball Overcomes Ranked Opponent West Delaware

Mount Vernon defeated West Delaware in three sets Aug. 31 (25-13, 25-15, 25-19.) Photos by Preston Shultz.

Freshman/Sophomore Teams Defeat West Delaware

Freshman/Sophomore Teams Defeat West Delaware

Photos by Paige Zaruba.    

Renovations to The Mount Vernon Weight Room

Renovations to The Mount Vernon Weight Room

Video By Zach Krogmann, Jeremy Krogmann, and Jack Cochrane The Mount Vernon High School weight room has experienced major, positive changes thanks to Dave and Carol Van Metre. The weight room has been updated with new flooring and equipment. Dave, a Mount Vernon class of 1955 graduate, also provided weight training and fitness equipment to Mount Vernon in […]

Seniors Win Shaving Cream Classic

Seniors Win Shaving Cream Classic

Story by Paige Zaruba, Abby Davidson, and Lexi Flockhart  On Nov. 18, the Publication and Design team held Shaving Cream Classic at 8:00 pm in the High School gym. Shaving Cream Classic is a men’s’ volleyball tournament, played by all grades. Each team was coached and reffed by a few volleyball players. Not only is […]

Volleyball Loses in Semifinals to Union

Volleyball Loses in Semifinals to Union

By Paige Zaruba and editor staff The last set of the season was 32-30. The numbers alone show the struggle of a hard-fought match against top-ranked Union and a determined team who consistently plays in the state tournament under the leadership of Mount Vernon coach Maggie Willems. “We played like every point was the last,” […]