Posts Tagged ‘football’

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

By Coy Martin “Let’s go Mustangs” “Come on Stangs” If you were at the JV football game when they were playing Mid-Prairie these are just some of the cheers coming from the home crowd as they cheered on their Mustangs Monday night. The Mustangs played a tough game against the Golden Hawks, going back and […]

Wirfs Selected for The Army Bowl

Wirfs Selected for The Army Bowl

By Bailey Priborsky Standing in front of the Army Bowl backdrop holding the hard earned jersey is Mount Vernon senior Tristan Wirfs. Hands are shaken and cameras flash as our very own classmate gets selected to play in this game of elite high school football players. As soon as he was able, Wirfs was throwing […]

Mustangs Return to the UNI-Dome

Mustangs Return to the UNI-Dome

By Ben McGuire The football team’s state berth has solidified a fall sports sweep for Mount Vernon. For the second consecutive year the Mustangs have punched their ticket to the UNI-Dome with a 42-32 victory Friday over Williamsburg, and will play in the state tournament once again. Mount Vernon has now qualified for state in […]

Mustangs Beat the Comets

Mustangs Beat the Comets

By Paige Zaruba The Mustangs defeated the West Liberty Comets on Friday with a score of 56-25. After the Comets score on a fumble from the opening kickoff, a pass was caught by sophomore Blake Booth to tie the game, 6-6. Senior Jack Cochrane then ran in a touchdown to extend the lead, followed by […]

Freshmen Fall Short to Mid-Prairie

Freshmen Fall Short to Mid-Prairie

By Jack Streicher Freshman football lost a tough battle at home Friday night to the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks, 30-13. This puts the freshmen at an 0-3 record, losing to the Solon Spartans, the West Delaware Hawks, and the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks. “We haven’t been playing how we have wanted to lately, but we look to […]

Mustangs Overpower Mid Prairie

Mustangs Overpower Mid Prairie

By Garrett Welch Coming off the win against Camanche, the Mustangs showed why they are rated No. 1 in the district, beating Mid-Prairie 49-31 at home. Mount Vernon Sophomore, Tyler Elliott, made all seven extra points, building on his previous performance of 10 out 11 attempts against Camanche. “He’s definitely someone who is getting much […]

A New Addition

A New Addition

By Zach Kolker The dome-like tunnel that you’re in fills with fog. You can hear the roaring crowd from outside. You stand shoulder to shoulder with your 32 teammates dressed in maroon and white. Adrenaline courses through your veins. All of a sudden there’s a push forward and you charge out the front of the […]

JV Gets First Season Win Over Camanche

JV Gets First Season Win Over Camanche

By Drew Adams The JV Mustangs shutout the Camanche Indians Monday night to pick up their first win of the season. Mount Vernon with an 0-3 record went into game day with a “can’t lose” attitude. “It was a great win to get us back on track,” said Mustang sophomore quarterback Kolby Volesky. The punters […]

Bringing The Hammer

Bringing The Hammer

By Rachel Bell   From the stands, it’s hard to see what’s written across it. However, inside the football huddle, the words inscribed on the sledgehammer are preached from the coach’s soapbox. He speaks with profound enthusiasm, the hammer somewhat of a guideline for the speech. Yet it’s these small symbolic gestures that create a […]

Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

By Bailey Priborsky Button up Hawaiian shirts, sloppily applied sunscreen and floppy bucket hats were the attire for the night as Mount Vernon students traveled to Solon Aug. 26 for the toughest rivalry game of the season. In the stadium the tension between schools was palpable, the stomping and shouts of elated students echoed across […]