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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; […]

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 Runners Up!

State Runners Up!

The boys cross country team placed second at state, and the girls team placed eighth. Results: State Cross Country Boys Teams: 1.Gilbert 73, 2.Mount Vernon-Lisbon 78 3.Pella 96 4.Grinnell 168 5.Charles City 179 6.Center Point-Urbana 191 7.Dallas Center-Grimes 194 8.Decorah 208 9.Algona 209 10.Bishop Heelan 219 11.Marion 255 12.Vinton-Shellsburg 263 13.Harlan 272 14.Ballard 325 15.MOC-Floyd […]

In Pursuit of the Dream

In Pursuit of the Dream

Cross country runner overcomes challenges on path to state competition   Download this story as a PDF version for easier reading: In Pursuit of the Dream by Jack Young   By Jack Young The mid-fall sunshine beats down on 75 high schoolers loitering in front of Mount Vernon High School. It’s just a few minutes before […]

Young Teams Worked Hard for Chance at State

Young Teams Worked Hard for Chance at State

By Maggie Rechkemmer– Running across the finish line no matter what race is always an amazing feeling, but an even better feeling is knowing you’ve made it to the top. Mount Vernon-Lisbon Cross Country runners experienced this on Oct. 24 in Solon at the District meet when both teams found out they qualified for the […]

MVLXC Qualifies for State

MVLXC Qualifies for State

Both the girls and boys cross country teams qualified for state at the district meet held in Solon yesterday.  The boys placed 3rd, and the girls placed 2nd.  State competitions are held in Fort Dodge on Saturday, Nov. 2. GIRLS RESULTS TEAMS Solon Class 3A State Qualifier Girls – 4K Solon, IA 10/24/2013 Overcast, Wind […]

MVLXC Girls Win WaMac Conference Meet

MVLXC Girls Win WaMac Conference Meet

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Cross Country team was very successful in Center Point Thursday.  Girls Varsity won the meet, with Haley Corkin placing first for the team, but seventh overall.  The varsity boys came in 3rd, JV boys 1st place, and JV girls 2nd place. Coach Sue Deibner was named the WaMaC Conference Cross Country Coach […]

Varsity Boys 2nd, Girls 4th in Solon Meet

Varsity Boys 2nd, Girls 4th in Solon Meet

The MVLXC boys finished second out of 11 teams in Solon on Monday.  Freshman Jack Young crossed the line first for the MV-L team, with a time of 17:55 and 18th place, overall. Sophomore Peyton Wilch was close behind with a time of 18:05, and junior Nolan Teubel ten second later. The girls team finished […]

MVLXC Varsity Girls Win Benton Invitational, Varsity Boys Place 2nd

MVLXC Varsity Girls Win Benton Invitational, Varsity Boys Place 2nd

A number of personal bests were achieved today at the Benton Invitational. Mount Vernon-Lisbon performed very well overall, with the girls varsity team winning the meet, and the boys varsity team coming in second to Williamsburg. The JV boys placed first, and the JV girls placed second. Below are the team and individual results: Benton […]