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Lions, Mustangs compete at state
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FEATURED PICTURE · Photos by Darren Miller, Crystal Eskelsen Ken Gilchrist, Ryan Stonebraker Top photo: Mount Vernonís Jeremy Krogmann celebrates the 4x800m state title. Mount Vernon finished runner-up as a team in Class 3A at the state track and field meet. Left: Lisbonís Derek Bova rejoices after winning the Class 1A 100m title. The Lions compiled six gold medals en route to their third straight state track and field title. Right: Mount Vernon senior Maggie Davis races in the Class 3A distance medley final at the state track and field meet. Bottom: Lisbonís Emilee Hamann takes the baton from Grace Clark in the 4x400m.


'On fire' Lions earn title three-peat
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
As if three consecutive state track and field titles isn't record-book worthy enough, the Lisbon boys put together more team points than any other team in the history of Class 1A.

MV boys earn three titles, second as a team
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The last two track and field seasons left the Mount Vernon boys in fourth place, just out of reach of that state hardware.

Mustangs race to 10th
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Mount Vernon girls' track and field team finished 10th at the state meet in Des Moines this past week, earning top-five finishes in three events in Class 3A.

Lisbon girls gain experience at state
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Lisbon girls' track and field team competed at the state track meet last week in Des Moines. They didn't score any team points, but learned from the opportunity to compete.

Vandersall qualifies for state
by Jake Krob · May 25, 2017
This time, she's going alone. Mount Vernon senior Wynne Vandersall has qualified in singles for the state tennis tournament, held June 2 at the University of Iowa. It's the second consecutive state berth for her - last year, she and sister Josia, a 2016 MVHS grad, qualified in doubles.

Mustangs end golf season at districts
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Mount Vernon boys' golf team competed at the Class 3A district tournament in Oskaloosa last Thursday, finishing fourth with a team score of 337.

Lisbon season comes to end at East Buchanan
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Lisbon boys' golf team competed at the Class 1A district tournament at East Buchanan last week, finishing 12th with 419 strokes.

From the archives: June 6, 1929 Fighting 'Bob' Zuppke gave an excellent talk
May 25, 2017
Editor's note: The following story appeared on the front page of the Mount Vernon Hawkeye-Record and Lisbon Herald June 6, 1929. Also on that page, a story about the wedding between Grace Strite, a teacher in Cedar Rapids, and Dick Barker, Cornell College athletic director. They went to Yellowstone and Glacier National Park on their wedding trip before traveling north of Toronto, Canada. Barker was in charge of athletics at Camp Chikopi there. FIGHTING "BOB" ZUPPKE GAVE AN EXCELLENT TALK FAMOUS COACH SPEAKS AT ANNUAL CORNELL MIXER Three Hundred Students, Business Men and Guests Enjoyed Annual Athletic Banquet on Saturday

L-MV eighth at regional
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Lisbon-Mount Vernon girls' golf team competed at the Class 4A regional final Monday in Waterloo.

Mustangs' success draws first-round bye
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Mount Vernon-Lisbon girls' soccer team has earned a bye in the first round of Class 2A, Region 6 postseason action. The Mustangs will play the winner of a Marion and Maquoketa match this coming Tuesday at home in the regional semis.

Soccer season comes to an end at Maquoketa, 3-0
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 25, 2017
The Mustang boys' soccer team traveled to Maquoketa Monday for the first round of Class 2A substate action.

TRACK AND FIELDSTERS STATEBOUND
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 18, 2017
Seeking a 3-peat, Lisbon qualifies in 13 events

MV competes in 12 state events
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 18, 2017
The Mount Vernon girls' track and field team qualified for state in seven relays and five other events after competing at the Class 3A state qualifier in Marion last week.

Mustangs qualify 12 events
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 18, 2017
The Mount Vernon boys' track and field team is headed to state in 12 events after competing in the Class 3A qualifier last week in Marion.

Lions send four events to state
by Crystal Eskelsen · May 18, 2017
The Lisbon girls' track and field team competed at the Class 1A state qualifying meet in Central City last week, earning the chance to compete in four events at the state meet this week in Des Moines.
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