Posts Tagged ‘solon’

Solon: A grading scale where no one gets left behind

Solon: A grading scale where no one gets left behind

By Abby Gross Only nine miles away from our rivals in Solon, yet no one, other than transfer students, knows what both worlds are like. Solon High School has a few obvious differences compared to Mount Vernon, and no I’m not talking about athletic records. The two schools also have an enormous amount of wonderful […]

Area Choirs Join Their Voices

Area Choirs Join Their Voices

Mount Vernon choir students performed with Solon and Cornell choirs on Monday night in King Chapel. The choir is directed by Thad Wilkins. Video captured by junior Anne Liberko of three of the songs can be seen below: Ballade to the Moon words and music by Daniel Elder i carry your heart Gloria

Great Early Play by MV Not Enough to Bring Down Solon

Great Early Play by MV Not Enough to Bring Down Solon

By Drew Wolfe- Solon is Mount Vernon’s bitter rival with the Spartans winning the last 12 meetings between the two teams. Friday night the Mount Vernon Mustangs took on the Solon Spartans in a non-district football game. Mount Vernon didn’t fare very well losing with a final score of 34-14. The Mustangs started the game […]

Mount Vernon Falls to Solon

Mount Vernon Falls to Solon

By Taylor Sherman- Four games, two rival teams, and some great volleyball were the ingredients of the Mount Vernon versus Solon volleyball game Thursday, Sept. 4. With Solon ranked 1 and Mount Vernon 2 in Class 3A, this game was crucial on both sides of the net. Solon protected their rank by winning 3 out […]

MV Moves On to Substate

MV Moves On to Substate

In a game that seemed a sure win at halftime with a 39-23 spread, the Mustangs topped Regina by 10 with a final score of 73-63. They play again on Saturday in Substate at Cedar Rapids Jefferson. The student section plans to wear neon.

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 […]

Mustangs fall to Solon in 4

Mustangs fall to Solon in 4

The Mustangs lost their last home game to the Spartans on Tuesday in four sets. They play again in the WaMaC Tournament at Independence High School on Oct. 15.

Mustangs fall to Spartans in first home game

Mustangs fall to Spartans in first home game

Twelve years. We’ll have to wait another one to try to take down Solon, which has won the last 11 match-ups. Mount Vernon lost, 31-8 in the first game this year, in non-district play. The sole Mustang touchdown was made by sophomore Connor Herrmann off a 40-yard pass play by quarterback Jake Pisarik, a senior. […]