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FEATURED PICTURE · – Sun file photos Top: Lisbon coaches Brad Smith (left) and Greg Butteris celebrate as the Lions win the Class 1A state duals title last season. Below: Mount Vernon’s Paul Ryan wrestles at the state tournament last year where he placed eighth.

Lisbon begins defense of titles
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 21, 2017
Lisbon wants the dynasty to continue.

Mount Vernon players earn all-state football honors
November 21, 2017
Five Mustangs earned Iowa Newspaper Association (INA) all-state honors, which were announced this week.

MV wrestling team returns three state qualifiers
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 21, 2017
The Mount Vernon wrestling team will be working to fill in the lineup as experienced Mustangs graduated last year.

MV is ready to fill big shoes
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 21, 2017
The Mount Vernon boys' basketball team has big shoes to fill after graduating a senior class that included University of Iowa basketball player Austin Ash, who was the leading scorer for the team, averaging 23 points a game.

Senior-led Lions ready to set the tempo
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 21, 2017
The Lisbon boys' basketball team has seven seniors on the squad and they bring experience, among many other talents.

From the March 1, 1984, Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun Mustangs take down powerhouse for state berth
November 21, 2017
Editor's note: Elizabeth "Boots" Hufford was one of the top scoring Mustang girls to play basketball, racking up more than 3,000 career points. Below are two of the final games she played in as a Mustang, as reported in March 1, 1984, Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun - the regional games that sent the Mustang girls to the state basketball tournament.

All-district football teams announced
November 21, 2017
The Class 2A all-districts teams were announced and many Mount Vernon football players were honored.

Cornell cross country competes at NCAA DIII championships
November 21, 2017
History was made Saturday when Mason Wicker (JR/Baldwin, Wis.), Cuyler Gabriel (JR/Santa Barbara, Calif.) and Austin Bach (JR/Larkspur, Colo.) toed the starting line as Cornell's first men's trio to compete in the same NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.

Cornell's Joseph named MWC defensive lineman of year
November 21, 2017
Cornell had five players recognized on the 2017 All-Midwest Conference South Division Football Teams, led by MWC Defensive Lineman of the Year Andrew Joseph (SR/New Orleans, La.).

Lion signs with Eagles
by Margaret Stevens · November 21, 2017
With an opportunity to see how far his baseball talents can take him, Austin Krob will start his postsecondary career at Kirkwood Community College. The Lisbon High School senior signed a letter of commitment to the Eagles Thursday, Nov. 16.

Ram junior earns All-American honors
November 21, 2017
A record-breaking season on the volleyball court has yielded many top honors for Cornell's Jillian Schulte, highlighted last week with her first all-America award.

­Kalm named best assistant
by Jake Krob · November 16, 2017
"What's a volleyball?" Dolfi Kalm joked about what his reaction would have been 50-plus years ago when he started his career in education.

Haddy takes helm of Mustang team
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 16, 2017
The Mount Vernon girls' basketball team is under new direction this winter. Matt Haddy takes over the top spot for the Mustangs, although he isn't really new to Mount Vernon.

Bock named top XC coach
November 16, 2017
Mount Vernon-Lisbon middle school cross country coach Abby Bock has been named the 2017 IATC (Iowa track coaches) middle school coach of the year.

Lions have 'high expectations for 2017-18 season
by Crystal Eskelsen · November 16, 2017
The Lisbon girls' basketball team is setting its sights on improvement. The Lions began practice a week ago, but they have been working on improvement since their final game last season, a loss to Wilton.
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