Posts Tagged ‘cross country’

Running to State

Running to State

By Jake Panos Sprinting towards the finish line, in hopes of making it to state,  The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Girls Cross Country team competed in Solon for the state qualifiers Oct. 19. The top 15 girls finishers automatically qualified for state. Sophomore Aubrey Frey did just that by finishing 15th for class 3A. She will be […]

Back to Back: Cross Country Team Wins State by Unbelievably Narrow Margin

Back to Back: Cross Country Team Wins State by Unbelievably Narrow Margin

  By Ben McGuire Last year the cross country team entered the state meet with one thing on their mind — revenge. They got it by winning the state meet with a huge victory over Grinnell, after a heart-breaking runner-up finish to Gilbert in 2014. But this year the task at hand was far more daunting; […]

The Boys of Fall Have High Hopes for State Meet

The Boys of Fall Have High Hopes for State Meet

By Lauren McCollum At the district cross country meet on Oct. 20, the MVLXC boys placed first while qualifying all seven individual runners for the state meet this Saturday. Everyone had pretty high expectations for Cross Country Districts this year since we won last year, and were very successful at state.“We definitely put high expectations […]

Students Should Show Support for Cross Country Runners at State

Students Should Show Support for Cross Country Runners at State

Opinion by Clara Conroy In fall of 2015, there were some very successful sports teams at Mount Vernon High School. Football, volleyball, and cross country teams all made it to state. Although all three sports made it, they were not all equally appreciated. Many years, it has happened that the Mount Vernon cross country team […]

Varsity Boys Cross Country Make Perfect Score at Benton

Varsity Boys Cross Country Make Perfect Score at Benton

By Clara Conroy In order to get a perfect score at a cross country meet, five of the seven varsity runners need to finish in the top five places. The Mount Vernon-Lisbon boys took it one step further, capturing first through seventh place as individuals, finishing their 5k race at Benton with a perfect score […]

Starting Strong

Starting Strong

By Sydney Hauser The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Boys Cross Country team had high expectations coming into the 2016 season. The boys are ranked number 1 in the state in class 3A.  The team placed first in the first two meets of the season. “We’re just doing what we’ve always done, training hard, doing the little things, just […]

Completing the Mission: A Recap of the MVLXC Season

Completing the Mission: A Recap of the MVLXC Season

The 2015 boys cross country team returns to state to capture the championship By Zach Krogmann This journey started as just a dream. For some runners it started just a few months or even a few weeks before the season. For others it started a long time ago, watching their brothers or sisters doing great […]

MVLXC Boys Win 3A State Meet

MVLXC Boys Win 3A State Meet

Last updated Oct. 31, 2015 12:59 AM PLACE TEAM POINTS PLACES OF FINISHERS AVG. TIME SPREAD 1 Mount Vernon-Lisbon 50 2 9 10 14 15 48 56 16:49.5 0:30.8 2 Grinnell 81 5 7 19 22 28 65 74 16:59.5 0:31.9 3 Pella 94 6 12 18 20 38 57 17:03.3 0:37.5 4 Dallas Center-Grimes […]

State Champ in Track Competes Hard in Cross Country

State Champ in Track Competes Hard in Cross Country

By Reece Pitlik Junior Faith Anton is one of a select few students currently enrolled at Mount Vernon with a State Championship under her belt. In the 2015 State Track Meet, Anton helped lead Mount Vernon’s 4×400 and 4×800 groups to a State Championship, proving that she is one of the best runners in not […]

Boys Varsity Wins Benton Invite

Boys Varsity Wins Benton Invite

By Reece Pitlik and Simon Crocker Reid Smock broke the cross country finish line for the first time in his high school career at Benton Sept 12, with a time of 16:40, an average mile time of 5:22.  His time was a personal record for him, and Smock commented that he was having the time […]