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Mount Vernon students win oral interp honors

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By Donna Schulz

Mount Vernon correspondent

The State Oral Interp participants were Bobby Beach Pattison and Becca Glanzer.

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They received superior ratings in two out of three events, which led to Mount Vernon receiving a State Oral Interpretation Team Excellence Award. The oral interp coach is Mrs. Bertsch.

Mikayla Weiss was chosen as an All-State Honorable Mention for Class A Volleyball. Congratulations, Mikayla.

Activities for Dec. 16 through Jan. 6 are as follows.

Monday, there will be a junior high girls’ basketball game in Ethan at 5:15 p.m., a JV game at 6:30 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, there will be a junior high girls’ basketball game at Plankinton with Wagner at 5 p.m., a boys’ C basketball game at West Central High School at 5 p.m., a JV game at 6:30 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, there will be a doubleheader basketball game with the JV girls’ playing Stickney-Corsica in Plankinton at 4:15 p.m. The JV boys’ will play at 5:15 p.m., the girls’ varsity game will be at 6:30 followed by the boys’ varsity at 8 p.m. There will be a varsity wrestling invitational in Lake Andes at 5 p.m.

Friday is the end for the first semester of the 2013-2014 school term. There will be a junior high girls’ and junior high boys’ basketball game with Stickney-Corsica in Plankinton at 6 p.m.

Saturday, a boys’ JV basketball tournament will be at McCook Central High School. There will be a varsity wrestling tournament in Plankinton at 9:30 a.m. The girls’ JV basketball team will play Dell Rapids in a tournament at Tri-Valley High School at 10 a.m.

There will be no school in Mount Vernon Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, as it will be the Christmas holiday vacation. School will resume on Jan. 6.

Dec. 27, there will be a JV girls’ basketball tournament in Mount Vernon at 8:30 a.m. There will be boys’ JV basketball tournament at Tri-Valley High School beginning at 10 a.m.

Dec. 30, the Mount Vernon-Plankinton Titans boys’ basketball team will play in the Parkston Classic. There will be a girls’ JV basketball tournament at the Hanson School at 9 a.m.

Jan. 2, there will be a varsity wrestling invitational at McCook Central High School at 10 a.m. There will be a girls’ junior high basketball game in Plankinton with Dakota Christian at 6:30 p.m. followed by a varsity game at 8 p.m.

Jan. 3, there will be a girls’ and boys’ basketball double header in Plankinton with Gregory with the JV girls’ playing at 4 p.m., the JV boys’ at 5 p.m., the girls’ varsity at 6:30 p.m. and the boys’ varsity at 8 p.m.

Jan. 4, there will be a boys’ C basketball tournament at McCook Central High School.

Jan. 6, there will be a girls’ C basketball tournament at McCook Central High School and there will be a girls’ C basketball game in Mount Vernon with Bridgewater-Emery at 5:15 p.m., a JV game at 6:30 p.m. and a varsity game at 8 p.m.

This will be my last column for 2013, so I would like to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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