Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Mount Vernon hosted Chantilly in Tuesday's Northern Region opener.
UPDATE (Oct. 24, 9 a.m.): The Majors defeated Chantilly in last night's game. They will face West Springfield Friday night at MVHS. Mount Vernon field hockey (15-3-1) coach Jessica Hebel watched Chantilly play (8-9-1) in the Under the Lights tournament in late August. While the two teams didn’t square off against one another, Hebel took note of Chantilly’s strengths. The fifth-year head coach will dust off those notes Tuesday evening when Mount Vernon hosts the Chantilly Chargers in the opening round of Northern Region tournament play. “I saw that they had a really good small passing game, and that’s one of the things that our team is good at as well,” Hebel said. “I think that it will be a good game for both teams and it’ll be pretty …
Friday, October 19, 2012
The field hockey team will play against Yorktown on Saturday.
The Lady Majors defeated Edison 2 to 1 in the National District field hockey semi-finals Wednesday night. The Majors will play against Yorktown in the National District Championship Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Vernon High School. Photos contributed by Roni Maturey. Did you go to Wednesday night's game? Add your photos above. Just click "Upload Photos or Video" to share your photos.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Senior players at Mount Vernon High School discuss memories, goals for final season.
As the second day of school at Mount Vernon High School ended, the members of the field hockey team gathered at the baseball field for practice. For nine of these players, this season will be their last. “I’m just sad,” said senior Megan Cole, who plays defense for the varsity team. “I’m looking forward to having a really good year with my best friends.” Many of the seniors have been playing the game for their entire high school careers. When they started ninth grade, many of them made plans to try out for field hockey together. Lizzy Sagar, who plays left high midfield, said trying out for field hockey was initially just a way to be with friends, but it became more than that. “I started off because all of my friends were doing it. We …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Majors field hockey team defeated Wakefield 6-0.
The Majors field hockey team defeated Wakefield High at its home opener on Tuesday. The senior teammates took the lead in scoring all six goals, said coach Jessica Hebel. "Ashleigh Sable had the hat trick, scoring 3 of the 6 goals. Seniors, Gabby Ocker, Jane Heller, and Tamara Warren all added a goal a piece. Senior Lizzing Sagar contributed two assists, while seniors Jane Heller and Sabrina Smith both had assists as well," Hebel said in an email to Patch. "Our team played strong defensively as well, allowing only one corner and no shots. Wakefield’s goalkeeper, Brianna Rusin, played very well (18 saves), as did their captains. Mount Vernon will travel to Stuart tomorrow (Thursday) and host a home game on Saturday vs Annandale. Our …