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2017 Athletic Raffle in Full Swing!

This year’s Expressway Dodge, Chevy, Ford, Jeep, Mitsubishi and Fiat – MVHS Athletic Department Raffle is in full swing!  We have added one additional prize money payout and are working to add additional winning options such as golf package at Western Hills CC and family passes to athletic events, etc.  In advance of sales, we appreciate your […]

GO ZONE RACING!

GO ZONE RACING – A STRATEGY FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE Greg McMillanArticles In analyzing the splits of hundreds of competitive distance runners, it’s clear that personal records and breakthrough performances at distances from 800 meters to 10K come only by getting out of your comfort zone and into your “Go Zone.” Go Zone racing involves serious […]

Join the Excitement!

(Students in Mrs. Merrick’s class rally ’round the 2017 football team and show off their school spirit!) If you missed the tailgate party this morning, you missed out on a good time!  Don’t worry…  We will have another one tonight at the north end of the football field from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  Hope to […]

2017 SAC BRINGING EXCITING NEW IDEAS TO MVHS!

Now in its 4th year, the MVHS Student Athletic Council (SAC) continues to find new and exiting activities/ideas to share with classmates, alumni and the Mt. Vernon community.  The 2017 SAC is already hard at work!  This year’s members thus far include: Lauren, Lyndsay, Ashley, Hallie, Grace, Jacob, Johnathan, Andrew and Matthew.  They were chosen […]

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WELCOMING DISCOMFORT

WELCOMING DISCOMFORT Shannon ThompsonArticles “The demon you can swallow gives you its power. The greater life’s pain the greater life’s reply.” – Joseph Campbell One of the most enjoyable aspects of working as a specialist in any field is the opportunity to learn and experiment with new strategies. The approach that is currently at the […]

LUCKY 7 SPEED AND STAMINA WORKOUTS…

LUCKY 7 SPEED AND STAMINA WORKOUTS FOR THE MARATHON Greg McMillanArticles Getting race fit for a marathon includes more than just the weekly long run. Competitive marathoners, whose goal is not just to finish the marathon but to run a fast one, should include at least one weekly workout that builds the stamina (lactate threshold) and speed (VO2 […]

What is a Leader?

This post was provided by the Coaches Toolbox, a collection of free resources for coaches of all sports. This information was taken from Ryan Renquist’s “The Notebook of Champions” Building Success One Victory at a Time (Sixth Edition).   {As we are rapidly approaching the 2017 Fall Sport Season, as a student-athlete it is time to […]

MV Tumblers – Support Track & Field and Cross Country

The Track & Field and Cross Country teams are selling tumblers to show off MVHS School Pride!  These tumblers come in 16, 20, 24 & 30 ounce sizes with prices of $16, $20 and $25.  These teams are working toward upgrading our MV tent as well as purchase a “portable – folding team bench” to […]

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Ultimate Fit Spike Night Set for July 27!

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THE RUNNER’S GUIDE TO ICE BATHS

THE RUNNER’S GUIDE TO ICE BATHS Greg McMillanArticles Eggs are good for you. Eggs are bad for you. Eggs are good for you. If you’re middle-aged like I am, you’re used to conflicting advice on everything from nutrition to stretching to training volume and intensity. The same goes for ice baths. There are so many […]

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