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Jarrard Brothers: More Than a Game

Jarrard Brothers: More Than a Game

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

March 13, 2020

Basketball is way more than a game for many. It is a way to stay in shape, connect with people on a deeper level, and much more. For the Jarrard brothers, it is beyond a game. Both of them have been playing the game of basketball for about five years. “It’s a blessing to be able to play basketball together on t...

Daytona 500

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The 61st Daytona 500, also known as The Great American Race, took place February 16,  and made a thrilling start to the racing season, which ended in a fiery last lap crash. The Daytona 500 is a five hundred mile race that is held every year at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fl...

Regular Season Basketball Nearing End

Regular Season Basketball Nearing End

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

March 6, 2020

The Varsity basketball regular season is nearing an end, which means many things to many different people. For some players, it is the last season of high school ball. For head coach Ben Rhoades, it is his 2nd season as the head coach. As MV approaches the postseason, the team now looks to reflect o...

Football in College: How to Make the Transition

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

February 20, 2020

Making the transition from high school football to college football is more than just another step of the game. College football is a different level of competition, physicality, and mentality. It is a whole different level, and sometimes it can be overwhelming. “It’s very hard getting used to the heig...

Kobe Bryant Death

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

There are not many words that can describe the absolute shock the sports world had following the tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Kobe, his daughter Gianna, and seven other victims were killed in a helicopter crash on January 26th, 2020. Kobe Bryant was 41 and his daughter Gianna was just 13. ...

MV Football: Reflecting on Success

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

February 3, 2020

There are many words that could define this past season of MV football: prideful, strong, smart. But one that stands out above all would be historical. This season, MV finished with both a sectional win and a first regional win in the school’s history. It makes some wonder, what was clicking so we...

Track Season Starting

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

January 29, 2020

The start of track season is just around the corner. With lots of conditioning ahead, the varsity boys will have their work cut out for them. For some, running is just a hobby. But for others, they are trying to run at the next level. “I am super excited for track season to start,” said Donn Bi...

Basketball Season Begins

Emerson Bridgewater, Staff Sports Writer

January 23, 2020

It is officially basketball season. What a start it was for MV. Cooper Galli, a sophomore at MV, hit a buzzer beater game-winning three point shot to win the game. The shot made it onto Sportscenter. “ It felt great hitting that game winning shot, but after that I was thinking about our next game,” sa...

Unified Champions Game

Unified Champions Game

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Photographer/Writer

January 17, 2020

On December 12, 2019, Mt Vernon Middle School hosted a Unified Champions basketball game. Many people showed up to the game to cheer the teams on. Students from the middle and high school Essential Skills classes as well as members of the 8th grade boys' basketball team and the 7th and 8th grade cheer...

Myles Garret Hits Mason Rudolph with Helmet

Gabe Thomas, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Thursday, November 21st, 2019, the Cleveland Browns were about to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7. As time ran out, the Steelers Quarterback, Mason Rudolph, went to throw a pass, but was pulled down to the ground by Browns defensive end, Myles Garret. Rudolph then tried to rip Garret’s helmet ...

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