Posts Tagged ‘girls basketball’

JV Girls Maintain Stellar Record

JV Girls Maintain Stellar Record

By Catherine Yeoman “Erhhhhh” was the sound of the fourth quarter buzzer, marking the end of the Mount Vernon girls Junior Varsity basketball team’s undefeated season. For the last game of the season, Feb. 8, the Mustangs faced their biggest rival, the Solon Lady Spartans. Mount Vernon had a perfect season coming into the game, and pressure was […]

Boys and Girls Both Beat Rival Solon

Boys and Girls Both Beat Rival Solon

It was a lucky Friday the 13th for Mount Vernon basketball, coming away with wins home and away. The boys’ team  60-40 in Solon, while the girls won the game 56-28 at home. Both teams face Western Dubuque Epworth on Tuesday, with the boys at home and girls away. Paige Zaruba captured the girls’s game in […]

The Road to State: One Down, Two to Go

The Road to State: One Down, Two to Go

By Maggie Davis Girls basketball post-season play began for the Mount Vernon Mustangs in decisive fashion, taking a strong win over the West Liberty Comets on Saturday night at home. The Mustangs (11-8) scored first and never looked back. Up 41-25 at halftime, Mount Vernon cleared their bench in the third and fourth quarters, wrapping […]

Leading the Team to Excellence

Leading the Team to Excellence

By Alyssa Maddocks With everything from leaders on the court, to leaders in the coaching staff, to statistical leaders in the state, the presence of leadership on the varsity girls basketball team is not lacking. Juniors Kaitlyn Volesky and Libby Ryan share state-wide recognition that set an example for their team. Volesky is holding a […]

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.

Video of Regional Finals

Video of Regional Finals

Watch video of Regional Finals Here, Jacque Murray ties up the game at 42. Libby Ryan then scores a couple more shots to really make the crowd go wild.   Below, see the gap in the score widens:   The end of the game is a joyous occasion!

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 […]

Will MVGBB Go to State?

Will MVGBB Go to State?

Mount Vernon plays CPU in the 3A regional finals tonight at Linn-Mar High School. Tipoff is 5 p.m. The Mustangs (15-8) beat The Stormin’ Pointers (19-4) back in December, but CPU is on a 14-game winning streak.

MV beats West Delaware 52-38

MV beats West Delaware 52-38

Junior Liz Skotowski dribbles up the court against the Manchester West Delaware defense Friday, Jan. 7. The Mustangs won, 52-38, and are currently 10-1 for the season, with their only loss to Linn-Mar. The girls play tonight in Anamosa and play at home on Friday against Western Dubuque. Photo by Paulie Massey.