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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,

Welcome To The New Home For Mt. Vernon Sports

Spring sports are around the corner and this year the Marauders will feature an online presence that will cover our schools athletic programs like never before. Each page view helps raise funds for the Mt. Vernon Athletic Department, so please visit often!  Companies interested in a sponsorship ad should contact

Spring Schedules Coming Soon

Stay tuned for schedules to be posted on the website for all Spring sports.  Calendars are automatically updated as soon as a change is made, so check back often.  Calendar changes are made frequently, even during the season.  Parents and students be sure to sign up for your team sport on the home page alert