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A Quick Mental Trick that can Boost Your Performance

A Quick Mental Trick that can Boost Your Performance Greg McMillanArticles, Uncategorized While working on my graduate degree in Exercise Physiology, I administered dozens of treadmill tests on runners and soon discovered a simple way to actually boost performance without even trying.  In these tests, we had runners complete several progressively faster stages on a treadmill.

MV’S BEST KEPT SECRET!

As we approach the deadline for this year’s $10,000 raffle drawing, 12/5/17, we need your help to reach our goal!  Please help your student-athlete sell their tickets (sent home in September) and/or return sold tickets and $$$ so we know how close we are to reaching the goal: 4000 tickets sold! Tickets are $10 each, or if

“Did You Win?” A simple method to stay on track for your goal

“Did You Win?” A simple method to stay on track for your goal Greg McMillanArticles, Uncategorized I’ve been a runner for over 35 years but to this day, whenever I’m visiting my parents and get back from my run my father asks, “Did you win?” Now, just getting out the door and going for a run

You & Your Son, the Idiots

  This is a GREAT read as we transition into our winter sports at MVHS.  You could easily replace “Son” with “Daughter” etc, and not lose the value of this article! For daily encouragement, follow The LENS on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!        October 27, 2017 You & Your Son, the Idiots Raising a champion, in sports

Thompson Headed to CC Semi-State!

Pictured L-R:  Coach Wagner, Emma Thompson Freshman Emma Thompson is headed to her first IHSAA Semi-State for Cross Country!  She finished in 11th place last weekend at the Prides’ Creek Regional and will be the lone representative for Mt. Vernon at Brown County tomorrow.  Feeding into this semi-state are the top 5 teams and top

MVHS Boys End Season at IHSAA Regional

Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:30 AM Mount Vernon High School (Mt. Vernon) AWAY 0 Castle High School HOME 63 Meet Recap The Mt. Vernon Boys’ Cross Country season comes to a close at the IHSAA Regional course at Prides’ Creek. Castle won the meet with 63 points. Barr-Reeve was 2nd, Princeton 3rd, Memorial was 4th

Mount Vernon High School (Mt. Vernon) Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 6th place

Saturday, October 7, 2017 10:00 AM Place 6 Points 162 Meet Recap Seeded 7th/8th heading into last Saturday’s Cross Country Sectional at Angel Mounds, the Mt. Vernon boys cross country team finally closed the first to fifth gap to 62 seconds to finish 6th. They were edged by Evansville Central by 12 points just missing

Better Pacing = Faster Racing!

Better Pacing = Faster Racing Last week, I shared a video I did for my Run Team on proper pacing for the half-marathon and marathon (link below). After coaching thousands of marathoners – even some at the World Championships and Olympic Games, I’m convinced that better pacing leads to faster racing. This topic came up again as

Mount Vernon High School (Mt. Vernon) Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 14th place

Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30 AM Place 14 Points 297 Meet Recap On a very hot and humid day, Mt. Vernon finished 14th at the Pike Central invite. They were 12 points out of 10th place Boonville and also clipped by conference opponent Washington by 8 points. Heading in to next weeks conference championships at

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