Archive for the ‘Football’ Category

The Dietsch Experience

The Dietsch Experience

By Tyson Dew As Coy Martin gets a huge hit on the sideline the crowd erupts but one voice out of them all stands out. That voice is the voice of senior Jack Dietsch. No matter if his voice is gone or all there you will always hear him screaming for his brothers on the […]

Senior Highlights from the Football Team

Senior Highlights from the Football Team

By Catherine Yeoman The football careers of 15 seniors came to a sad end Nov. 3 in the Class 2A state quarterfinal game against Williamsburg, but their hard work and dedication for the Mount Vernon football program brought them success during their careers. The 15 were part of the teams that achieved state runner-up 2015, […]

Mount Vernon Football Game Photos Against Williamsburg Nov. 3

Mount Vernon Football Game Photos Against Williamsburg Nov. 3

Photo story by Paige Zaruba and Catherine Yeoman.

Adams Breaks All-Time Record

Adams Breaks All-Time Record

By Lauren Hauser  On Fri. Oct. 20 during the Mustangs’ game against the Williamsburg Raiders, senior quarterback Drew Adams surpassed the eleven man all-time record for career touchdown passes. The memorable 42-14 victory over the Raiders consisted of five touchdown passes from Adams, and clinched a district title for the Mustangs for the second year […]

Mustangs’ Comeback Victory over West Liberty

Mustangs’ Comeback Victory over West Liberty

By Paige Zaruba and Ben McGuire Never getting too high, never getting too low. Overcoming obstacles, and rolling with the punches. Playing smart, physical football, and competing every single play have been Mount Vernon’s keys to success all year long. These keys were on full display during the Mustang’s gutsy comeback victory over West Liberty […]

Mustang Football Dominates Over Anamosa in 49-0 Win

Mustang Football Dominates Over Anamosa in 49-0 Win

Photos by Paige Zaruba.

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

By Coy Martin “Let’s go Mustangs” “Come on Stangs” If you were at the JV football game when they were playing Mid-Prairie these are just some of the cheers coming from the home crowd as they cheered on their Mustangs Monday night. The Mustangs played a tough game against the Golden Hawks, going back and […]

Surfers Beat the Bikers

Surfers Beat the Bikers

By Connor Bilden   The flag football powder puff game was played at the old middle school field in Mount Vernon on Thursday, Sept. 21. When the game started around 8 p.m. it was 78 degrees with a breeze. The game was played between the Bikers (freshman and junior girls) and the Surfers (sophomore and […]

Mustangs Defeat Mid-Prairie

Mustangs Defeat Mid-Prairie

Photo Story by Catherine Yeoman.

Drew Adams Seeks to Become Iowa’s All-Time Passer

Drew Adams Seeks to Become Iowa’s All-Time Passer

Story by Catherine Yeoman. Senior Drew Adams moved into the Iowa all-time career top 10 high school quarterbacks for all classes in touchdowns thrown and passing yards. He has thrown a total of 73 career touchdowns and needs only 25 more this season to reach the first place spot. In order to achieve the first […]