Hoosier Heritage girls’ track results

Compiled by staff

On Tuesday, May 10th, the girls’ track and field team participated in the Hoosier Heritage Conference.

The Lady Marauders placed 5th behind first place Greenfield Central, second place New Pal, third place Pendleton Heights and Yorktown. They placed ahead of Shelbyville, New Castle and Delta.

Vivian Hoeppner, 10, placed third in high jump. Alexa Christenson was conference champ in the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash.


The 4 X 800 relay team of Watson, Chaves, Cullom and Woodruff came in 5th place. The 4 X 400 relay team of Schleter, Watson, Chaves and Yeadon took 4th place.

For the third year in a row, the 4 X 100 relay team were conference champions. The team consisted of Gibson, Christenson, Hopepner and Franklin.

Congrats to the Lady Marauders on their achievements.


Soccer update

Story by: Blake Slunaker, staff writer
Photos by: Elizabeth Miller, guest photographer and Zoe Jenkins, guest photographer


Mt. Vernon’s Varsity soccer players have put their best foot forward this season as both the girl’s and boy’s teams prepare for sectionals.

The boy’s team is currently sitting at 8-1 with wins over Richmond, New Castle, Delta, Muncie Burris, Beech Grove, Fishers, Noblesville, and Yorktown. Their only loss came from a close matchup with bitter rival New Palestine, losing 2-1.

They are led by seniors Luke Yeadon, Matt Pruitt, Josh Williams, Noah Laughlin, and Devin Nelson. The team has had a successful season so far and look to continue their success in an upcoming match against Greenfield.

“So far, my senior year is going exactly how I have planned, besides losing to New Pal. I hope we can continue our success going forward and into sectionals,” said Luke Yeadon, 12.

Mt. Vernon Lady Marauders are currently sitting at 4-2-1 with wins over Southport, Greenfield Central, Hamilton Heights, and Shelbyville. Their losses have come against New Castle and Warren Central. The ladies tied with Franklin Central with a score of 1-1.

Leading the girl’s team are  seniors Blaire Viehweg, Natalie Givan, Avery Haines, Emily Mcnab, Lauren Parker, and Madison McClain.

soccer 2The girls have found quite a bit of success this year winning their first game of the season against Southport by a score of 13-0.

“We have been doing pretty well so far, but I would like to start winning more games and gain confidence in our team before we head to sectionals,” said Blaire Viehweg, 12.

The girl’s team will try to grab another win in an upcoming match against Yorktown. zoe Soccer