Posts Tagged ‘wrestling’

Wrestling Senior Night

Wrestling Senior Night

By Abby Davidson Although early in the season, Mount Vernon will be saying goodbye to some great senior wrestlers at their last home duals. This year in wrestling we said goodbye to six wrestlers and two managers. Jack Cochrane, Justin Light, Tony Garcia, Max Phillipp, Sam Moore, and Tristan Wirfs had their last opportunities to […]

Mustangs Win First Duals of the Season

Mustangs Win First Duals of the Season

By Abby Davidson After the successful 2015 season, in which Mount Vernon sent seven wrestlers to state ranging from the weight class of 126 to 285, Mount Vernon looked to start their 2016-17 season with a bang. Out of the state wrestlers last year, four are returning this season: Jack Cochrane, Tony Garcia, Justin Light, […]

Light Named Ed Thomas Coach of the Week

Light Named Ed Thomas Coach of the Week

By Jessie Brokel Wrestling is a difficult sport alone, but coaching is yet another story. Head coach Vance Light has been involved with wrestling his whole life. The sport is in his blood, sweat and tears. Light has recently been named the Ed Thomas coach of the week, and has been inducted into the Hall […]

Ryan Muller Places 7th at State Wrestling

Ryan Muller Places 7th at State Wrestling

Senior Ryan Muller (138) is our state wrestling medalist from Mount Vernon. After losing in consolation quarter-finals to Jordan Challen of Greene County, 5-4 on Friday. Ryan came back on Saturday to win his final match. Ryan finished in seventh place, WBD 9-5 over Joe Kelly of West Liberty. Tony Garcia and Tristan Wirfs also […]

State Champ!

State Champ!

The slideshow of photos above were taken by senior Ashley Ruden at Wrestling State Finals Feb. 22.   A Lifetime of Preparation Pays off By Ashley Ruden Senior Trey Ryan is a four-sport athlete but he has been chasing the dream of being on top of the podium ever since he was a little boy. […]

Three MV Wrestlers to Compete at State

Three MV Wrestlers to Compete at State

FINAL UPDATE: Congratulations to Trey Ryan, State Champion and Josh Cannon, State Runner Up! Trey Ryan won 8-0 over Tyler Lutes (BCLUW). Josh Cannon lost 0-3 to Lance Evans (Solon). Thanks, MV Wrestling on Twitter, for the updates from Des Moines! Update from Friday evening: RT from @MV-Wrestling: 220 Josh Cannon wins fourth overtime over […]

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

By Ashley Ruden Mount Vernon took on the Solon Spartans and the Benton Bobcats Jan. 30 in the senior’s last home team dual. Eleven seniors will be leaving this year. Not only was it senior night, but it was a night to remember. Senior Jacob Steele, the student assistant coach, wrestled his last match against […]

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Spotlight on Bryce Cox

Wrestling: Sweaty and Smelly, Yet Satisfying By David Taylor- Serving as the guinea pig of his brother Ryan, class of `11, sophomore Bryce Cox started wrestling in his basement at about the age of seven. Bryce says, “Ryan has pushed me more than anyone in my life. He really wants me to be good.” Bryce […]

Mustangs Place 4th at Bob Lueders Invitational

Mustangs Place 4th at Bob Lueders Invitational

The Mount Vernon wrestlers placed 4th out of 21 teams today in Clinton. The first three teams were Linn-Mar, Clinton, and Davenport Assumption. Mount Vernon Placers: Trey Ryan 170 1st place, Jake Durgin 106 2nd place, Josh Cannon 220 3rd place, John Englebrecht 145 3rd place, Dan Abresch 160 4th place, Ryan Muller 138 5th […]

Trey Ryan named “Athlete of the Week”

Trey Ryan named “Athlete of the Week”

Trey Ryan was named KCRG’s Athlete of the Week on Thursday. Trey (160) is undefeated in his weight class and is ranked 2nd in the state. He placed 6th at state last year at 145 pounds. KCRG sports director Scott Saville interviewed Trey on Thursday and challenged him to a Jell-o eating contest. Trey won […]