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High School Claims Two NASP State Trophies

High School Claims Two NASP State Trophies

By Brittney Darrow Mount Vernon Archers exceeded expectations at the Iowa NASP Archery State Championship last weekend. The high school team placed second out of 23 teams in the tournament and first in the 3D tournament. The team scored 3350, losing to Valley High School by 19 points. “The high school team ranked third in Iowa after the 10-week […]

Outdoor Pursuits Leaves Students with Stories to Tell

Outdoor Pursuits Leaves Students with Stories to Tell

Video by Drew Adams, Cale Snedden and Collin Hallier

Mount Vernon Competes in Archery Nationals; Middle School Student Named National Champ

Mount Vernon Competes in Archery Nationals; Middle School Student Named National Champ

Mount Vernon Archery competed in the NASP National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, May 12-14. The Mustangs brought 62 archers and competed in 3 bullseye divisions and a 3D Challenge. Mount Vernon qualified 4 teams which is more than any other Iowa school. There were 39 schools teams from Iowa in both archery disciplines in the […]

Archery Team Scores High at State

Archery Team Scores High at State

by Charlene Gerke Vig Mount Vernon makes a winning appearance at state tournament The archery season for Iowa’s National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) schools reached its finale on Saturday, March 7 in Des Moines. Mount Vernon’s archery team shot at the State Tournament and proved to be among the best in Iowa. In […]

All MV Teams Place at Final Season Tourney

All MV Teams Place at Final Season Tourney

Mount Vernon Archers shoot final tournament in Anamosa The Mount Vernon Archery club closed out the regular season in Anamosa on February 15. All three teams earned tournament honors. The Elementary team scored a total of 2716, finishing in third place. The Middle School team took first place with a score of 3247 and the […]

MVHS Archery Team Places 2nd in NASP Tourney

The Mount Vernon Archery Club proudly welcomed school teams from Iowa and surrounding states to Iowa’s Largest and Best NASP Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 4, to Cornell College’s Small Indoor Sports Arena. Twenty-seven schools, over 800 archers and about 2,500 spectators witnessed a spectacular scene of 60 targets and over 100 archers spread in a […]

Archers Participate in Hitaga Shoot

Mount Vernon Archery Club members continue to participate in archery events year around. August 24-25, Hitaga Archery near Central City hosted the Iowa 2013 Rhinehart 100 3D Shoot drawing about 500 archers from Iowa and around the nation. Hitaga Archery uses the profit from the shoot to help support the infrastructure at Camp Hitaga and […]

Archery Club to Compete at Nationals

Archery Club to Compete at Nationals

Mount Vernon Archery will be traveling to the National NASP Tournament in Kentucky May 10-11. Mount Vernon High School’s Archery team placed fifth at the NASP state tournament March 2 in Des Moines, while the middle school team placed second. State Results are below: High School TEAM SCORE/ TEAM 3351 Wildcat Archery – Central City […]

Mount Vernon Archery Club collects food for South East Linn Food Bank

Mount Vernon Archery Club collects food for South East Linn Food Bank

Mount Vernon Archery Club raised $400 and over 400 cans for the South East Linn Food Bank during its Homecoming Shoot on Saturday.All 3 teams scored over 3100 points to put them on pace for the upcoming Iowa NASP Championship Tournament March 2nd.   Top archers of the day were:   Elementary Girls 1. Kelsey […]

Archery Team Places 4th in Anamosa

Archery Team Places 4th in Anamosa

The Mount Vernon Archery Club had its best start in club history by all teams scoring over 3000 points Saturday at Anamosa. The high school team scored 3112, only one point below their club high, and placed 4th. Macon took sole high school team honors by placing 6th for the boys and set a new […]