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Author: Jeff Linder | November 27, 2013 | No comments

 Peter Gustin's first encounter with Rylee Smith came in 2010. He was an assistant coach at Solon High School; she was a freshman."We could see she had a lot of potential right away," said Gustin, now the head coach. "(Then-coach Kurt Trout) told me to ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 14, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Mustangs' mojo just wasn't the same.Third-ranked Carroll Kuemper jumped all over No. 8 Mount Vernon from the start, and didn't allow the Mustangs to get much traction throughout. The Knights swept the Mustangs, 25-10, 25-23, 25-17, in a Class 3A semifinal ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Not so far from flawless. And absolutely fearless.For the second straight year, Mount Vernon picked off a No. 2-ranked team in the quarterfinal round of the state volleyball tournament. This time, it was more convincing for the eighth-ranked Mustangs, a 25-17, 25-16, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 26, 2013 | No comments

 AREA VOLLEYBALL TEAMS TO WATCH FOR 2013: CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTONCoach – Amy Faulkner (1st year, 0-0)2012 record – 27-142012 postseason – Class 5A regional finalistReturning starters (4) – DS Alisa Gerhold (5-6, sr.); OH Dani Franklin (6-0, sr.); OH Kellie Walters (5-11, sr.); OH Aleena Hobbs ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 8, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- They have a new coach, different players and a completely different identity. But don't snooze on the Mount Vernon Mustangs. And don't dismiss them. Tenth-ranked Mount Vernon used a balanced, disciplined offense and was unflappable on the floor in a four-set victory over No. ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 1, 2011 | 1 comment

VINTON -- Seventeen on her 18th.Sarah Frisch celebrated her birthday with a match-high 17 kills, and fourth-ranked Grundy Center swept Mount Vernon, 25-17, 25-18, 25-16, in a Class 2A volleyball regional final Tuesday night at Garrison Fieldhouse.And thus officially ended Mount Vernon's two-year reign as state ...

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