Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

An Unforgettable Season: A Look Back at the 2012 Boys’ Basketball State Champ Team

An Unforgettable Season: A Look Back at the 2012 Boys’ Basketball State Champ Team

Video by Drew Adams, Nick Leopold, Casey Noska, Max Siders, and Garrett Welch This video recalls an unforgettable season by the Mount Vernon Boys’ Basketball team coached by Ed Timm in 2012. They were WAMAC Conference Champions for the first time since 2003, and got Mount Vernon Basketball back on the right track. Jack Keleher […]

An Iowa Tradition: 6-on-6 Women’s Basketball

An Iowa Tradition: 6-on-6 Women’s Basketball

Video created by Mount Vernon sophomores Jace Delancey, Jeremy Kline, Megan Zobac, Paige Emig, Kailey Shannon, and Sam Stoner In Iowa, women’s basketball began with 6-on-6. The fast-paced game was created to give girls a separate athletic outlet from boys. For girls, the court was divided into two halves, with three players from each team […]

Coach Vance Light: Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

Coach Vance Light: Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

Video created by Caitlin Babcock, Mattie Hansen, Lauren Hauser, Reagan Light, Kendra Streicher, and Caroline Voss: Vance Light is the head wrestling coach at Mount Vernon High School. He was inducted into the wrestling hall of fame in 2016. He has coached 60 state qualifiers,  three state-qualifying dual teams, six WAMAC conference championships, and five […]

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Video created by Cooper Bechtold, Nolan Brand, Garrett Hormann, and Thomas Meineke Logan Kelly is a Mount Vernon High School archer. Logan excelled in the sport as he broke almost all of the MVHS male archery records. Also, Logan is the only archer in the world to shoot a perfect 300 in 3D. Logan won […]

Tristan Wirfs: Mustang to Hawkeye Football Player

Tristan Wirfs: Mustang to Hawkeye Football Player

Video by Drew Adams, Nick Leopold, Casey Noska, Max Siders, and Garrett Welch Tristan Wirfs (Mount Vernon High School Class of 2017) was an extremely successful athlete in high school, becoming an offensive lineman at the University of Iowa. In wrestling, Wirfs was a state qualifier his sophomore and junior years and finished his career […]

Magical Night 2017

Magical Night 2017

Every year in Mount Vernon, the town has a night celebrating the holiday season. This video, created by Brian Harris, Elijah Recalde, Lauren McCollum, Cian Meier-Gast, Cameron Ling, and Kendra Streicher, showcases the elementary art display, carols by the high school choir, and cookie decorating hosted by the student council.

Middle School Choirs Perform

Middle School Choirs Perform

The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choirs performed their holiday concert in the middle school gym on Tuesday, Dec. 19 under the direction of Kristin Anderson, Elise Rodenberg, and Thad Wilkins.

MVHS Choir Performs at Hospital

MVHS Choir Performs at Hospital

The Mount Vernon High School choir performed at University of Iowa Hospital on Dec. 11, 2017 under the direction of Thad Wilkins. Video by Matt Thede.

Homecoming Parade Creates Memories for Participants and Spectators

Homecoming Parade Creates Memories for Participants and Spectators

By Tyson Dew The parade Thursday Sept. 21 started at the Mount Vernon Elementary and worked its way up to the First Street Building. Some in the parade walked, rode on floats, and some even rode in Corvettes. Senior homecoming court representative Brian Harris was one of the lucky to ride in the Corvettes. “It […]

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

The Mount Vernon Marching Mustangs performed a halftime show “Moonwalk” featuring Michael Jackson music, including a dance within the song “Thriller.” The band is directed by Scott Weber. Thriller: Beat It: Billie Jean: