Archive for the ‘Basketball’ 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 […]

Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Photos by Lauren Hauser    

The End of a Journey

The End of a Journey

By Lauren Hauser For most teams moving towards the end of a sports season, seniors reminisce about the last four years playing with their fellow classmates. But for the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team, it is much more than that.    This unique group of girls have been playing basketball with each other competitively for […]

Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

    Both the girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams lost at home Friday to Waverly-Shell Rock. The girls’ final score was 38-35, and the boys lost 56-45. The cheerleaders performed a halftime show during the boys’ game.

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

The girls basketball team beat West Delaware Friday, 44- 31.  Tonight, the girls play Maquoketa at home, with the varsity team starting at 7:30.

Mustangs Win in Nail-biter

Mustangs Win in Nail-biter

By Preston Shultz The Mount Vernon Boys Basketball team faced the Dyersville-Beckman Blazers. The two teams were closely matched going into the game. Neither of the two teams were able to pull away throughout the game. At the end of the third, they were tied, 43 to 43. The Mustangs trailed by three with 42 […]

Basketball Team Honors Teammate’s Loss of Father

Basketball Team Honors Teammate’s Loss of Father

Story by Paige Zaruba Ever since Cam Butterbaugh was a kid, he learned from his dad, Jeff, about how to be successful and have fun. Growing up, Jeff helped coach him and his friends throughout all of their activities, including basketball. “From when my friends and I were able to play up until about sixth […]

New Coach, New Opportunity: A Preview of the Girls Basketball Team

New Coach, New Opportunity: A Preview of the Girls Basketball Team

Story by Paige Zaruba The players of the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team are in for a new perspective this year, with Matt Haddy taking over the head coaching position. Haddy has been coaching for over 17 years, three of which he has spent at Mount Vernon. Coach Haddy is also the varsity football defensive […]

Mustangs Celebrate Seniors

Mustangs Celebrate Seniors

By Mason Reilly The Mount Vernon Mustangs fought valiantly against the Grinnell Tigers, Feb. 16,  but lost 67-51 to the Tigers.    The top scorer for the Mustangs was senior Austin Ash with a total of 25 points. Ash  snatched five steals, scoring on two of them. With all the accomplishments of Ash the Mustangs […]