Archive for the ‘Volleyball’ Category

Freshman Team Wins Shaving Cream Classic

Freshman Team Wins Shaving Cream Classic

Slideshow and story by Lauren Hauser On Fri. March 2, the freshman team went undefeated in the annual shaving cream classic round-robin tournament for the first time in MVHS history. Before this year, the freshman team had never won the men’s volleyball tournament. The class of 2021 made history after beating all of the other […]

Shirley Ryan: Volleyball Head Coach 1972-2010

Shirley Ryan: Volleyball Head Coach 1972-2010

Video created by Caitlin Babcock, Mattie Hansen, Lauren Hauser, Reagan Light, Kendra Streicher, Caroline Voss, and Catherine Yeoman Shirley Ryan was an outstanding head volleyball coach at Mount Vernon High School from 1972 to 2010. She was very successful throughout her 38 years of coaching and led her teams to greatness. During her career, she […]

Cornell’s Winningest Coach Encourages Team Through Collaboration, Attitude, and Effort

Cornell’s Winningest Coach Encourages Team Through Collaboration, Attitude, and Effort

Video created by Mount Vernon sophomores Jace Delancey, Jeremy Kline, Megan Zobac, Paige Emig, Kailey Shannon, and Sam Stoner “Be the best possible teammate, have the best possible attitude, give the best possible effort.” – Jeff Meeker Jeff Meeker, head coach of women’s volleyball at Cornell College, has over 15 years of experience. In these […]

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.