Posts Tagged ‘basketball’

Mount Vernon Girls Basketball Video

Mount Vernon Girls Basketball Video

Video by Cale Snedden, Zach Kolker, and Blaise Anton This video is an overview of the Mount Vernon girls basketball team and their stats and how their season is going. It includes two interviews from players on the team, senior Libby Ryan and senior Kaitlyn Volesky. Strengths and weaknesses, as well as dreams and goals […]

Mustangs lose to Pointers

Mustangs lose to Pointers

By Amanda Dragon   The Mount Vernon boy’s basketball team hosted Center Point Urbana Friday night but lost 46-64. Mount Vernon’s  record of 13-5 against Center Point Urbana’s record of 12-7 was predicted a closer outcome. Connor Herrmann scored one of the first baskets for Mount Vernon to even out the score to 4-4 in […]

Freshman Boys Basketball Falls to Maquoketa

Freshman Boys Basketball Falls to Maquoketa

By Mickey Hines The freshman Mustangs were trying to continue improving their 9-8 record last Thursday night. The Stangs started off  winning the tip. After two minutes of offense Gabe Randall shot a three-pointer, starting a good night for him. After consecutive scores by the Cardinals they took an early lead. Head Coach Ben Knake […]

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. […]

Locker room antics meet the stereotype

Locker room antics meet the stereotype

By Luke Maddock Walking through the locker room before a varsity boys basketball game, the place might seem like a madhouse to an outsider. From the goofy antics of seniors Nolan Teubel and Andy DeCamp to the discussion of strategy from Coach Wes Bruns to the calm, composed demeanor of junior Connor Herrmann, the locker […]

Mustangs Win Regional Finals!

Mustangs Win Regional Finals!

The Mount Vernon Mustangs made an incredible comeback in the 3A regional finals Feb. 21 held at Linn-Mar High School. With first quarter split at 21-6 with Center Point-Urbana leading, and 36-20 at half, the Mustangs didn’t get ahead until the fourth quarter. The final score was 55-48. Mount Vernon plays an undefeated Mediapolis at […]

Mustangs claim another victory

Mustangs claim another victory

By Haley Griebel The Mount Vernon boys basketball team won another home game Friday Jan. 30, against Maquoketa, picking up their ninth win of the season. The Mustangs shot 37 percent from the field and about 23 percent of their three pointers against the Maquoketa Cardinals. They also managed to make 60 percent of their […]

The Mustangs command the Cardinals Friday

The Mustangs command the Cardinals Friday

By Jackson Bootsmiller The Mount Vernon JV boys basketball team dominated Maquoketa  at the Mount Vernon Middle School Friday, beating the Cardinals 71-31. At the start of the first quarter the Mustangs got out to a quick 5-0 lead after a number of turnovers by the Cardinals. The first quarter was one of many turnovers […]

The Mount Vernon Basketball Experience

The Mount Vernon Basketball Experience

Video Created by Jack Young, Drew Wolfe, and Lucas Moran:

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason

By Hannah Whitley Alli Platte’s basketball career flashed before her eyes early July of 2011. Alli, now a junior, was furthering her skills at a UNI basketball camp that summer to prepare for her high school career. She stole the ball from an opponent and tried going coast to coast to score for her team. […]