Archive for the ‘Cross Country’ Category

Running to State

Running to State

By Jake Panos Sprinting towards the finish line, in hopes of making it to state,  The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Girls Cross Country team competed in Solon for the state qualifiers Oct. 19. The top 15 girls finishers automatically qualified for state. Sophomore Aubrey Frey did just that by finishing 15th for class 3A. She will be […]

District Cross Country Photos

District Cross Country Photos

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at Solon on Thurs. Oct. 19 in the state-qualifying meet. The girls’ team placed eighth overall with sophomore Aubrey Frey punching her ticket to state as an individual runner. Frey finished 15th in the class 3A girls meet with a time of 20:26. The boys’ […]

Victory at Solon for the Boys’ Cross Country Team

Victory at Solon for the Boys’ Cross Country Team

By Lauren McCollum  The Mount Vernon boys’ cross country team came in first at the Solon Invitational on Sept 18. “There was a lot of good competition there, and we ran as hard as we could, so it felt pretty nice to win.”, sophomore Jack Ossenkop said.  Both the boys’ JV and Varsity teams were […]

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 […]

Back to Back: Cross Country Team Wins State by Unbelievably Narrow Margin

Back to Back: Cross Country Team Wins State by Unbelievably Narrow Margin

  By Ben McGuire Last year the cross country team entered the state meet with one thing on their mind — revenge. They got it by winning the state meet with a huge victory over Grinnell, after a heart-breaking runner-up finish to Gilbert in 2014. But this year the task at hand was far more daunting; […]

Girls Cross Country Headed to State

Girls Cross Country Headed to State

By Jessie Brokel Qualifying for the state cross country meet is nothing new for some of the MVLXC girls. At the district meet in Solon on Oct. 20, the girls qualified as a team for the state meet. With five returning runners, and two qualifying individually last year the team knows what to expect. The […]

The Boys of Fall Have High Hopes for State Meet

The Boys of Fall Have High Hopes for State Meet

By Lauren McCollum At the district cross country meet on Oct. 20, the MVLXC boys placed first while qualifying all seven individual runners for the state meet this Saturday. Everyone had pretty high expectations for Cross Country Districts this year since we won last year, and were very successful at state.“We definitely put high expectations […]

Students Should Show Support for Cross Country Runners at State

Students Should Show Support for Cross Country Runners at State

Opinion by Clara Conroy In fall of 2015, there were some very successful sports teams at Mount Vernon High School. Football, volleyball, and cross country teams all made it to state. Although all three sports made it, they were not all equally appreciated. Many years, it has happened that the Mount Vernon cross country team […]

Varsity Boys Cross Country Make Perfect Score at Benton

Varsity Boys Cross Country Make Perfect Score at Benton

By Clara Conroy In order to get a perfect score at a cross country meet, five of the seven varsity runners need to finish in the top five places. The Mount Vernon-Lisbon boys took it one step further, capturing first through seventh place as individuals, finishing their 5k race at Benton with a perfect score […]

Starting Strong

Starting Strong

By Sydney Hauser The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Boys Cross Country team had high expectations coming into the 2016 season. The boys are ranked number 1 in the state in class 3A.  The team placed first in the first two meets of the season. “We’re just doing what we’ve always done, training hard, doing the little things, just […]