Archive for the ‘Cheerleading’ Category

Mini Mustang Cheer

Mini Mustang Cheer

Story by Catherine Yeoman. Mini Mustang Cheerleading is an annual fundraiser for Mount Vernon High School Cheer. Ever football season, kids of ages from pre kindergarten through fourth grade participate in a two day camp put on by the cheerleaders. During the camp, the cheerleaders teach the Mini Mustangs three different cheers and perform at […]

Committed to Cheer

Committed to Cheer

By Abby Davidson Last year 11 out of the 12 cheerleaders all graduated, leaving one returning member this current school year. That would be junior Abigail Patten. Of course the graduating cheerleaders couldn’t come back and continue to cheer for their high school. Patten knew she could handle it, even with trying to start fresh. […]

Football Cheerleading Season Comes to an End

Football Cheerleading Season Comes to an End

Highlights video by Rachel Bell 2015 Season Games: 8-29-2015 Vs Marion WIN (37-14) 9-04-2015 Vs Solon LOSS (14-35) 9-11-2015 Vs NE Goose Lake WIN (53-15) 9-18-2015 Vs Camanche WIN (43-0) 9-25-2015 Vs Monticello WIN (50-19) 10-02-2015 Vs Center Point Urbana WIN (20-12) 10-09-2015 Vs Anamosa LOSS (42-45) 10-16-2015 Vs Cascade WIN (44-7) 10-23-2015 Vs Tipton […]

Cheerleading Halftime Show

Cheerleading Halftime Show

Check out this video of the cheerleading dance during halftime on Oct. 25.

All School Assembly

All School Assembly

Athletes, activities, and alumni were recognized at the all-school homecoming assembly today in the high school gym.  The cheering was deafening as the high school students packed the west side of the gym and the middle school students packed the east side.  The elementary students filled the gym floor–and many came prepared with hand-made signs […]

Mini Mustangs Perform at Halftime

Mini Mustangs Perform at Halftime

Coach Erica Nichols and her cheerleaders guided a crew of mighty girls to perform in a halftime show. Click on the link below to see video of the performance. Photo by Precious Duenas. Also, find photos of the cheers on Facebook at themustangmoon.com’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMustangMoon/photos_stream  

Cheerleaders Perform at Halftime

Cheerleaders Perform at Halftime

Watch a video of the cheerleaders’ Aug. 31 halftime show. The cheerleaders are coached by Erica Ledger. Sign for football players:

Spotlight on Karissa Benter

Spotlight on Karissa Benter

By Spencer Drahos- Karissa Benter, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, expressed her love for cheering by going out for it this year. She said “I have always loved cheering, but with volleyball, I have not been able to do it.” Karissa was unhappy with the choices she had made her first three years […]

Little Cheerleader Video UPDATE

Little Cheerleader Video UPDATE

The Mustang cheerleaders, coached by Erica Ledger, helped future team members learn a few cheers to perform at the game against Washington Friday night. Click on the link for video of the performance at the game: Slideshow of the performance. (Photos by Alaina Risse) Click on the link for video of the little ‘Stangs at […]

Video Before Aug. 26 Football Game

Video Before Aug. 26 Football Game

Watch the cheerleaders, crowd, and band before the football game Aug. 26 against Marion.