Category Archives : Sports


Both Posey bands advance

Special to the News Evansville Central High School was the site for the ISSMA Marching Band Open Class Regional competition for Class D and Class C bands. Twenty- six bands took the field to perform what could possibly be their last show of the season. Only the top 10 bands in each class would advance […]


Wildcat Bryce Wilson runs behind the block of Austin Stallings. Photo by Garry Beeson

Jasper takes Wildcat battle

By Brandon Cole The (4-5) Mount Vernon Wildcats were outscored 35-0 at (8-1) Jasper, but are in good position to make a run in the post-season. There were steady offensive performances and a few big plays, but the Wildcats were not able to get on to the scoreboard. “A shutout is kind of misleading,” said […]


Vikings manhandle Pike Central, charge into tourney

By Dave Pearce It was senior night at North Posey High School on Friday evening. The 5-3 North Posey Vikings were facing the 1-7 Pike Central Chargers. You would expect a one-sided game. And you would be correct. The Vikings, behind the strong running performance of a finally-healthy Lance Inkenbrandt defeated the Chargers 45-14 in […]

Viking senior Zack Wargel makes a great tackle for a six-yard loss during Friday night’s win over Pike Central. Photo by Dave Pearce

Olney Ill., and Mount Vernon Ind., swimmers line up, preparing for the 12 and under Girls Medley Relay.

Top Stories for 7-22-14

New Harmony residents to wait out decision on FEMA Flood Plain plan. Arrests made in ‘shots fired’ call. State mandates require extra court security here. Several records fall in Posey County News/Brittlebank Invitational. Two former Vikings, Princeton Legion players to go Division 1.


Mount Vernon freshman Tanner Curtis scores a first inning run for Mount Vernon in Saturday’s Mount Vernon invitational opener against Mater Dei. Mount Vernon went on to claim the title. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Top Sports Stories for 5-27-14

Wildcats win Invitational title, look to take sectional. Vikings defeat Pike, Washington, head into tourney. North Posey tennis can handle only one of two Wildcats. Mount Vernon to wrestle for state title.


Vikings continue torrid streak heading into tourney

By Dave Pearce The North Posey Vikings still have a lot to prove. Even though the team won all three games played this week, the ‘second-season’ is just beginning. The Vikings, who finished 16-9 after spending most of the early part of the season under .500, appear to have turned it around just in time […]

North Posey High School senior graduate Dylan Wright was one of several pitchers who helped the Vikings defeat Evansville Memorial this week to gain wins in all three of their games and prepare for sectional play. Photo by Dave Pearce

Hayley Salaman comes up with a big serve in a recent match. Salaman is now the third player used in the number one slot for Mount Vernon. Photo by Steve Kochersperger

Wildcat tennis stems the tide, enjoys great week

By Steven Kochersperger With just a week left in the regular season portion of the High School tennis year the Mount Vernon Wildcat tennis team looks to be peaking at the right time. The Lady Cats are on a roll and have had a dramatic turn in their season. Mount Vernon won both match-ups this […]