Cornell’s football team scored five rushing touchdowns and caused four turnovers in Saturday’s 35-24 Homecoming victory over Midwest Conference foe Lawrence at Van Metre Field at Ash Park.

The Cornell volleyball team spiked victories in three match-ups over the course of last week, besting Lake Forest, Ripon and Illinois College.

The Mount Vernon varsity volleyball team clashed with the Marion Wolves Tuesday of last week before experiencing ups and downs Saturday at the Westside Classic at Cedar Rapids Jefferson.

The Lisbon varsity football team were favored to win, but even their coach was surprised by the score.

The Lisbon Lions varsity volleyball team improved their record to an impressive 25-5 with matches last Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, as the regular season begins to wind down.

Cornell sophomore outside hitter Ilah Perez-Johnson could very well have a tired right arm after the near record-setting show she put on at Loras Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Mount Vernon quarterback Owen Brase looks for a play as the defense holds against Davenport Assumption Friday, Oct. 1.

The Rams spotted Lake Forest 17 first-quarter points, which ultimately was the difference in a weather-shortened 17-0 Midwest Conference football loss Saturday at stormy Farwell Field.

Senior Aaron Davidson and four underclassmen guided Cornell’s men’s cross country team to a solid third-place finish at Saturday’s Steve Johnson/Dan Huston Invitational, hosted by Wartburg College.

The collaborative cross country team of Mount Vernon-Lisbon took part in the Iowa City West Invitational Tuesday of last week, placing respectably before participating in that Saturday’s meet at Wartburg College.

The Lisbon varsity football squad traveled to Pekin Friday, delivering the Panthers a stinging 58-7 loss, and starting their own weekend off 5-1.

The Rams women’s tennis team took a 5-4 win over Dubuque in a match played at Small Sport Center arena Friday, Sept. 24.

Mount Vernon’s varsity volleyballers played Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday last week, falling 2-3 to Beckman Catholic on the 21st, winning 3-1 over Williamsburg on the 23rd, and having mixed results against stiff competition at the Liberty-Mount Vernon Hy-Vee Classic on the 25th.

The Cornell volleyball teams took sweeps of two foes in contests this week. On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Rams swept Monmouth in three matches with scores of 25-20, 25-14 and 25-16.

Cornell’s surging men’s soccer team pulled out another tight victory Saturday, Sept. 25, going on the road and edging Monmouth, 2-1, in the Midwest Conference opener at Peacock Memorial Athletic Park.

Mount Vernon’s line gets a push in the Mustangs’ game with Center Point-Urbana Sept. 17 at the First Street Field in Mount Vernon.

The Lisbon Lions beat Marquette Catholic 3-0 Thursday before fending off challenges from five different teams at Saturday’s STC Tournament in South Tama.

Lisbon’s Jamie Mcfarlane tries to nudge the ball over the hands of some defenders in play earlier this season. This photo ran in the Sept. 16 edition of the Sun and misidentified the player. the Sun apologizes for the error.

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon cross country squad, comprised of a girls team and boys team, took third place in both categories Monday, Sept. 20, in the Solon Cross Country Invitational.

Lisbon Lions varsity football notched a 28-14 win on the road at Wapello Friday, Sept. 24, improving their record to 4-1.

Benton Community came out on top of the Mount Vernon varsity football squad last Friday, beating the visiting Mustangs 20-13.

Cornell went head-to-head with two of the nation’s elite volleyball programs Saturday, falling in four sets to ninth-ranked Hope (25-16, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22) and sixth-ranked Calvin (25-15, 18-25, 25-15, 25-15) at the Hope Invitational.

Cornell’s football team scored the initial touchdown Saturday, Sept. 18, then gave up 28 unanswered points in a 31-13 loss to undefeated Midwest Conference foe Ripon at Ingalls Field.

Sophie Jennett and Ericson Morris were crowned Lisbon Homecoming Queen and King ahead of the Friday, Sept. 17, homecoming game.

Mount Vernon’s varsity volleyballers have already been riding high in the 2021 season, but they continued their roll with a week where they won 15 out of their 16 sets, with the first seven wins coming against one of three different teams named the Cardinals.

The Lisbon varsity volleyball team went 3-1 against a visiting Prince of Peace Irish squad last Thursday before placing third two days later at the annual Lisbon Invitational.

The Mount Vernon varsity football team returned to gridiron action Friday night at home, where they defeated their hosts, Center Point-Urbana, 33-14.

The Lisbon Lions varsity football squad improved to 3-1 Friday night with a 40-0 blowout against the visiting Columbus Wildcats.

The Lisbon Lions varsity football squad defeated the Alburnett Pirates by a score of 18-6 last Friday at Alburnett.

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon varsity cross country team participated in two invitationals in the past week, placing sixth and eighth at the Cedar Rapids Invite Thursday, Sept. 9 before taking first place at the Benton Invite two days later.

Quarterback Isaak Hahn accounted for four touchdowns and Cornell dominated Beloit in the second half for an impressive 38-7 Midwest Conference-opening football victory Saturday, Sept. 11, at Van Metre Field at Ash Park.

The Mount Vernon varsity volleyball squad faced down the Solon Spartans in Solon Tuesday, Sept. 7, winning 3-0, before experiencing mixed results at the Caroline Found Invitational on Saturday.