Local News: Tuesday May 14th 2024

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Last night in local high school sports…North Posey Softball defeated Mt. Vernon at home, 8-5. For the Vikings, Lily Hester hit a home run, Alyssa Heath had a pair of doubles, and Addie Fullop struck out eight batters over six innings in the circle. North Posey improves to 14-7 and 7-3 in the PAC. Mt. Vernon falls to 12-12 and 5-7 in the PAC.

Mt. Vernon Baseball got beat on the road at Harrison, 11-4. The Wildcats slip to 8-13 on the season.


On Monday, the updated High School Baseball rankings were released, and the North Posey Vikings are ranked #1 in Class 2A. Following the Vikings, Forest Park is 3rd and Mater Dei is 9th. In Class 4A, North is 8th. Class 3A has Jasper 4th and Princeton 8th. Class 1A features Barr-Reeve 2nd and Northeast Dubois 6th. Other teams in the area receiving votes include Memorial, Vincennes, North Daviess, and Tecumseh.


Mt. Vernon High School is having their free athletic physical night tomorrow evening in the Mt. Vernon High School Athletic Foyer. Pre-screening for off-season athletes that will be incoming 9th through 12 grades will start at 5:00 PM. In-season athletes should arrive starting at 5:30 PM. There will be no admission after 6:30 PM. Student athletes should bring their entire physical form with them to the free physical night. Incoming 9th grade athletes will also be doing concussion screening. Athletes should bring their Chromebook with them to use for the screening.


North Posey has announced that they will be having their athletic physicals day this coming Saturday from 8:00-11:00 AM. It will be at North Posey High School and is available for incoming 7th-12th grade North Posey students. All athletes planning to play athletics will be required to have an athletic physical on file in the Athletic Office per the IHSAA.


Mt. Vernon Junior High School has announced that their parent orientation for future 6th graders will be held this Thursday from 6:00-6:45 PM. The evening will start at 6:00 PM in the MVJS Main Gym with a welcome and presentation. You will enter through door 21 on the north side of the building. The night is reserved just for parents. Students will have their day at the Junior High during their 5th grade retreat days. If you are unable to attend on May 16th, an information packet can be picked up from the Junior High School. If you have any questions, they say to call the Junior High office at 812-833-2077.


From the NBA Playoffs…the Indiana Pacers head back to New York this evening for Game Five of their Second-Round Series against the Knicks. The best-of-seven series is tied, 2-2. Tonight’s game tips at 7:00 PM.


In Major League Baseball tonight…the St. Louis Cardinals play game two of their three-game series out west in Los Angeles against the Angels at 8:38 PM.

The Chicago Cubs continue their series in Atlanta against the Braves at 6:20 PM.

The Cincinnati Reds are still out west in Arizona taking on the D-Backs at 8:40 PM.

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