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Sydney Shelton Receives Local and Statewide Accolades

MVHS’s Sydney Shelton was recently named as the 2014-2015 Hancock County Player of the year, as well as to Hancock County’s Girls’ Basketball Team.  Teammate Olivia Coleman also received the Hancock County Basketball Team honor.  Ariana Sandefur and Shaely Duff received Second Team Hancock County Girls’ Basketball Team, while Coach Steve Doud was named Coach

Claudia Brown Commits To Kenyon College

Claudia Brown has committed to play Soccer at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio next fall. Claudia plans to major in Political Science. Congratulations Claudia!!! Pictured are: Front Row (Left to right): Jeff Brown, Claudia Brown, Holly Brown Back Row (left to right): Coach Chad Soden, Coach Casey Dodd, Coach Steve Williams, Blake Brown

Basketball Interview

By Logan Jennings, MV Current staff writer   Questions Head Coach Daugherty Shooting Guard  Miles Wayer, 11 Point GuardMichael Ertel, 10 If you could improve one part of your team, what would it be? D(efense) is good at times but areas need work Executing offense Defense What is the goal for your team? Maximize our

Mary Grace Ertel Commits to the University of Indianapolis

Mt. Vernon High School Volleyball player Mary Grace Ertel has committed to play volleyball at the University of Indianapolis beginning in the fall of 2016. Mary Grace is currently a junior at Mt. Vernon. She was selected to the All Hoosier Heritage Conference Volleyball team for the 2014 season. Mary Grace has earned All Hancock

MVHS Cheerleaders Win State

The Mt. Vernon High School Cheerleaders took home the state title with their 2 1/2 minute combined cheer and choreographed routine with stunts and tumbling.  The co-ed division had seven finalist teams that competed at Southport High School on November 8th, 2014. The team received a trophy and championship banner, and each team member receives an individual

HS Girls Basketball Are On A Roll

The Mt. Vernon HS girls’ basketball team won the Plainfield Classic Tournament for the second year in a row on December 27th. The Lady Marauders beat Martinsville 79-59 in their first game with Ariana Sandefur having the team-best of 31 points, which included eight 3-pointers. Their second game against host Plainfield proved to be tougher,

Catching Up with MV Basketball

By Logan Jennings – The Mt Vernon boys basketball team kicked off their season a little more than a month ago. They are striving to have a strong season. Here is a Q & A with some players and the head coach. Q:What is your favorite part of practice? A:Maxwell Nugent, 10, said, “The scrimmaging

MV Boys Basketball Ranks in County Stats

Several Mt. Vernon boys basketball players are leading in Hancock County stats.  As of December 26th the following are leaders in the county: 3 Point Leaders: #1 – Michael Ertel  .500 Free Throw Leaders: #1 – Miles Wayer  .866 #2 – Michael Ertel  .857 Field Goal Leaders: #1 – Michael Thompson  .653 #3 – Michael

Student Athletes Being Challenged

By Blake Slunaker – Being a student athlete can be challenging. Not only do these students have to focus on school work, but they also must balance being in a sport at the same time. A big problem for students is not being able to get their school work done. Students go home after practice,