Posts Tagged ‘2015’

Road to the Dome: Football 2015

Road to the Dome: Football 2015

Football video created by Reece Pitlik, Casey Noska, Chris Grice, Nick Leopold, and Cody Connolly: The Mount Vernon Mustang football team went 11-2 on their second season under head coach Lance Pedersen. The Mustangs made the trip to Cedar Falls for the first time in over a decade, but they fell short against Spirit Lake […]

The Turf Field We Need

The Turf Field We Need

By Mitchell Kragenbrink In 2013, Cornell College upgraded their field to have turf instead of grass. To many in our high school who were associated with the football team, this was a blessing. A lot of students wanted administration to make a deal with Cornell as a turf field is better in many aspects to […]

Mount Vernon Advances to Semifinals

Mount Vernon Advances to Semifinals

At 3A state quarterfinal volleyball, Mount Vernon (#5) beat Center Point-Urbana (#6) today in 4 sets: 24-26, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22. The Mustangs will play West Liberty (#1) in semifinals tomorrow at the U.S. Cellular Center at 2 p.m.

2015 Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

2015 Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Lily Dahlstrom and Mitchell Kragenbrink were crowned queen and king Sept. 18. Photo by Jessika Brokel. See video of the coronation:

Students Reminisce with Kindergarten Circus Video

Students Reminisce with Kindergarten Circus Video

Remember when you performed in the Kindergarten Circus? Kate Elsbury, Aleck Krob, Casey Martin, and Zach Vislisel created a video of Washington Elementary School’s 2015 Kindergarten Circus in Mount Vernon, Iowa, for 21st Century Journalistic Writing class.

Boys Soccer Ready for Substate

Boys Soccer Ready for Substate

By Sayre Pollock Mount Vernon High School Boys Soccer has improved over the years. In this video Ryan Ackerman, Seth Russell, Johnny See, and Coach Kevin Murray express their opinions on how to makes a team successful. They also tell how they got involved with soccer and give helpful advice for young soccer players. Highlights […]

Mount Vernon Students Add Color to Chalk the Walk

Mount Vernon Students Add Color to Chalk the Walk

By Chelsea Wallace Chalk the Walk is an annual event held in uptown Mount Vernon. Artists from around the area have a sponsored where they make artwork out of chalk. This year’s featured artist was Maggie Lynott, a freshman at MVHS. This is the tenth anniversary for Chalk the Walk. Every year there is a […]

Mount Vernon Hosts State Academic Decathlon

Mount Vernon Hosts State Academic Decathlon

This year, Mount Vernon did not have a full team, so they did not qualify to compete at state. However, the high school still hosted as it has been doing every other year since 2007. View a slideshow of the events:

Girls Basketball falls in first round of State

Girls Basketball falls in first round of State

An undefeated Mediapolis team brought down the Mustangs in the class 3A State Tournament in Des Moines March 3 with a final score of 65-53.

Senior Players Reflect on Basketball Careers

Senior Players Reflect on Basketball Careers

By Haley Baker Their journey is coming to an end as seniors Alli Platte, Abbey Teubel, and Lexy Kroeger go to state. The Mustangs (16-8) are scheduled to play Mediapolis (24-0) in Des Moines today. Once the state basketball tournament is over Alli, Abbey, and Lexy will be done with this chapter in their lives. […]