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Wednesday 02/21/2018

For two straight seasons, the Lady Mt'neers have not lost a conference basketball game. On Thursday, Feb. 15, Mt. Vernon needed just one final conference win to win back-to-back undefeated titles and they got the win over the McDonald County Lady Mustangs in dominating fashion, 70-20.

Posted: February 21, 2018
Mt'neers earn share of conference title with wins over Seneca and McDonald County

The Mt. Vernon boy's basketball team won its final four Big 8 Conference games to earn a share of the conference championship, finishing with the same conference record as the Lamar Tigers at 6-1.

Posted: February 21, 2018
Monday 01/29/2018
Defensive stand seals Stockton Tournament title for Lady Mt’neers

The deciding moment for the championship of the Stockton Tournament Saturday between the Mt. Vernon Lady Mt’neers and the Clever Lady Jays happened in the final seconds of the game but was not a buzzer-beater offensive moment. Instead, a defensive stand by the Lady Mt’neers gave the title to Mt. ...

Updated: February 02, 2018 - 9:31 pm
Sunday 01/21/2018
Mt’neers continue winning ways with victory over Cassville

The Mt. Vernon boy’s basketball team has won seven out of its last nine games to improve to 11-5 on the season, including a Big 8 Conference win Tuesday, Jan. 9 over Cassville 64-45.

Updated: February 02, 2018 - 9:31 pm
Tuesday 01/16/2018
Relationships come and go, Chiefs’ failures always faithful

I like to consider myself a level headed guy (quiet down in the back, would you?), but after yet another disappointing end to a Kansas City Chiefs football season, that level of calm and collected has turned into more chaos and disheveled.

Posted: January 16, 2018
Sunday 01/14/2018
Mt. Vernon takes measure of Willard; late game scrap ensues

Mt. Vernon, on the strength of senior Ty Boswell’s eight first-quarter points, built an early lead at home Saturday, Jan. 6 against Willard in the Scoreboard Guy Shootout and earned a big non-conference win 50-38.

Updated: January 15, 2018 - 9:17 pm
Tuesday 01/09/2018
Lady Mt’neers strong holiday tourney run ends with 2nd place finish

The Mt. Vernon Lady Mt’neers were seeded fourth in the Pink Division of the Pink and White Lady Classic at Drury University over the holiday break, but bested that mark, finishing second to only the Strafford Lady Indians, who have now won 61 straight games and two holiday bracket championships i...

Updated: January 15, 2018 - 9:17 pm