Posts Tagged ‘mount vernon’

Odyssey Theatre Produces ‘Oliver!’

Odyssey Theatre Produces ‘Oliver!’

Video produced by Clara Conroy, Josh Jordan, and Madelyn Steen Odyssey is a play performed by kids. Odyssey is directed by Karla Steffens-Moran. This performance is called Oliver. It is about an orphan named Oliver, who is played by Dallas Olberding and Lydia Benesh. We thank everyone involved with Odyssey for letting us film and […]

Early Track Season Preview

Early Track Season Preview

By Bailey Priborsky The Mount Vernon High School Track and Field team kicked off the season in a strong way last week.  The boys placed first and the girls were runner up at the Cornell meet on March 26. Later on the boys dominated at Tipton and the girls made 26 personal records. Both teams […]

MVFB Shows Long-Term Dedication Throughout 2015 Season

MVFB Shows Long-Term Dedication Throughout 2015 Season

By Kelsey Shady Without a doubt the Mount Vernon Football team had an incredible and record breaking season. We watched as senior Connor Herrmann defied gravity while jumping up to grasp the ball and make an extraordinary catch, we watched junior Tristan Wirfs sacrifice his body to save his teammates from being tackled, we watched […]

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 […]

Multi-Sport Athlete Supports Mustangs while Healing

Multi-Sport Athlete Supports Mustangs while Healing

By Jake Morgan The ball flies through the air. Mickey catches it with a thud and begins to sprint down the field. His opponents charge towards him. He puts his shoulder down and slams through one defender and spins around the next. Finally he is brought down around the 40 yard line. Hines, a senior, […]

Mount Vernon falls to Spirit Lake in State Finals

Mount Vernon falls to Spirit Lake in State Finals

The Mustangs played their hearts out in the highest-scoring championship game of all time. Mount Vernon lost 70-56 to Spirit Lake. Check out photos of the game by Bailey Priborsky. Scoring Summary from The IAHSSA: http://www.iahsaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/15CHAMP2.htm#GAME.IND Scoring Summary (Final) The Automated ScoreBook Spirt Lake vs Mount Vernon (Nov 23, 2015 at Cedar Falls, IA) Spirt […]

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.

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 […]

Archery Team Scores High at State

Archery Team Scores High at State

by Charlene Gerke Vig Mount Vernon makes a winning appearance at state tournament The archery season for Iowa’s National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) schools reached its finale on Saturday, March 7 in Des Moines. Mount Vernon’s archery team shot at the State Tournament and proved to be among the best in Iowa. In […]

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: