Posts Tagged ‘volleyball’

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Story By Kendra Streicher The Mustangs won in 3 sets over the Anamosa Raiders on Tuesday, Sept 19. The Raiders were 5-5 and the Mustangs were 3-1, so odds were in the Mustangs favor at this away game. The sets ended up 25-13, 25-18, 25-18, with junior Rory Light leading the team with 11 kills. […]

Volleyball Loses in Semifinals to Union

Volleyball Loses in Semifinals to Union

By Paige Zaruba and editor staff The last set of the season was 32-30. The numbers alone show the struggle of a hard-fought match against top-ranked Union and a determined team who consistently plays in the state tournament under the leadership of Mount Vernon coach Maggie Willems. “We played like every point was the last,” […]

Volleyball Advances to State

Volleyball Advances to State

The Mustangs beat Davis County in regional finals in three sets Monday to advance to 3A state volleyball. The victory was decisive (25-9, 25-19, 25-9). Mount Vernon, ranked No. 5, will play No. 6 Sioux Center on Wednesday at noon in the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. A pep bus will take students to the game. […]

Mustang Volleyball Advances to Regional Finals

Mustang Volleyball Advances to Regional Finals

By  Kelsey Shady Prior to playing in the regional semi final game, Williamsburg won five straight matches without dropping a set. For some teams this would be nerve wracking, but the Mustangs stayed composed and came out on top.   The Mustangs won in three sets over the Williamsburg Raiders on Oct. 25. Although the Raiders scored […]

Mustangs Advance to Regional Semifinals

Mustangs Advance to Regional Semifinals

By Lauren Hauser The Mustangs beat rival, Solon, in the first round of regional play on Wed., Oct. 19 in three sets. A quick start for the Mustangs in set one got them up 8-2. Their intense play carried them to their first win against the Spartans with a score of 25-14. The second set […]

Sophomores Blaze Through Beckman

Sophomores Blaze Through Beckman

By Madelyn Steen Mount Vernon’s sophomore volleyball team claimed a solid victory over the Beckman Catholic Blazers Tuesday night. With each of three games ending in a Mustang win, the match was considered by coaches and teammates an overall success. Comprised of eight sophomores and six freshmen, the team is very well rounded, and rotated […]

MV Serves a Loss to Anamosa

MV Serves a Loss to Anamosa

Mount Vernon volleyball, coming off a two losses, walloped Anamosa Sept. 15.  The Mustangs win was aided by a stunning 19 aces, five of which came from junior, Libby Ryan. Scores of the contest were 25-11, 25-17, 25-18. Ryan said, “Nobody’s play really stood out, we all just played really solid.”  The team had 37 […]

Volleyball Team Places 2nd in 3A State Competition

Volleyball Team Places 2nd in 3A State Competition

MV Advances to Regional Semifinals

MV Advances to Regional Semifinals

The Mustangs will advance to Class 3A regional semifinals after defeating Benton in three sets: 25-13, 25-9, 25-12. Mount Vernon High School will host East Marshall Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Below are photos of Tuesday’s game against Benton taken by Claire Pettinger.      

When the Player Becomes the Coach

When the Player Becomes the Coach

By Abby Gross- Class of 2012’s Christa Winders was welcomed back with open arms to the Mount Vernon volleyball game even though she was wearing the other team’s colors. Tuesday, Sept. 9, Mount Vernon hosted their first home game of the season against Beckman Catholic of Dyersville. Even though the team plays Beckman every year, […]