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Ryan Muller Places 7th at State Wrestling

Ryan Muller Places 7th at State Wrestling

Senior Ryan Muller (138) is our state wrestling medalist from Mount Vernon. After losing in consolation quarter-finals to Jordan Challen of Greene County, 5-4 on Friday. Ryan came back on Saturday to win his final match. Ryan finished in seventh place, WBD 9-5 over Joe Kelly of West Liberty. Tony Garcia and Tristan Wirfs also […]

State Champ!

State Champ!

The slideshow of photos above were taken by senior Ashley Ruden at Wrestling State Finals Feb. 22.   A Lifetime of Preparation Pays off By Ashley Ruden Senior Trey Ryan is a four-sport athlete but he has been chasing the dream of being on top of the podium ever since he was a little boy. […]

First Round State Wrestling Slideshow

First Round State Wrestling Slideshow

Slideshow of State Wrestling Feb. 20 by Kelbie Eskelsen

Three MV Wrestlers to Compete at State

Three MV Wrestlers to Compete at State

FINAL UPDATE: Congratulations to Trey Ryan, State Champion and Josh Cannon, State Runner Up! Trey Ryan won 8-0 over Tyler Lutes (BCLUW). Josh Cannon lost 0-3 to Lance Evans (Solon). Thanks, MV Wrestling on Twitter, for the updates from Des Moines! Update from Friday evening: RT from @MV-Wrestling: 220 Josh Cannon wins fourth overtime over […]

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

By Ashley Ruden Mount Vernon took on the Solon Spartans and the Benton Bobcats Jan. 30 in the senior’s last home team dual. Eleven seniors will be leaving this year. Not only was it senior night, but it was a night to remember. Senior Jacob Steele, the student assistant coach, wrestled his last match against […]

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Wrestling: Sweaty and Smelly, Yet Satisfying By David Taylor- Serving as the guinea pig of his brother Ryan, class of `11, sophomore Bryce Cox started wrestling in his basement at about the age of seven. Bryce says, “Ryan has pushed me more than anyone in my life. He really wants me to be good.” Bryce […]

Mustangs Place 4th at Bob Lueders Invitational

Mustangs Place 4th at Bob Lueders Invitational

The Mount Vernon wrestlers placed 4th out of 21 teams today in Clinton. The first three teams were Linn-Mar, Clinton, and Davenport Assumption. Mount Vernon Placers: Trey Ryan 170 1st place, Jake Durgin 106 2nd place, Josh Cannon 220 3rd place, John Englebrecht 145 3rd place, Dan Abresch 160 4th place, Ryan Muller 138 5th […]

Mount Vernon Inducts Coaches into Mustang State Coaches Hall of Fame

Mount Vernon Inducts Coaches into Mustang State Coaches Hall of Fame

Mount Vernon High School inducted the coaches who have won state titles into the Mustang State Championship Coaches Hall of Fame on Jan. 18, 2013, in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Members are Ed Timm (2006-present) Boys Basketball State Champs 2012; Sue Deibner (1997-present) Girls Cross Country State Champs 2008; Bob Kintzel (2007-2011) Girls Basketball State Champs […]

Trey Ryan named “Athlete of the Week”

Trey Ryan named “Athlete of the Week”

Trey Ryan was named KCRG’s Athlete of the Week on Thursday. Trey (160) is undefeated in his weight class and is ranked 2nd in the state. He placed 6th at state last year at 145 pounds. KCRG sports director Scott Saville interviewed Trey on Thursday and challenged him to a Jell-o eating contest. Trey won […]

Wrestler’s Will to Win Drives Cutting Weight

Wrestler’s Will to Win Drives Cutting Weight

By Jake Durgin “You’ve been…thunderstruck!” This is what he hears as he prepares for this big match. Just the second match of the day, Mount Vernon’s Kyle Durgin is going up against the fifth ranked wrestler at 113, Zeke Smith. As he jogs around the circle he feels good, he’s ready. He watches as the […]