Mount Horeb’s Ella Fager finished sixth at the Badger West Conference tournament and earned second-team all-league honors. Photo courtesy of Mary Langenfeld
Every coach dreams of the following scenario:
Your team has a terrific regular season. Then when the postseason arrives, you’re performing at your absolute best.
That appears to be the case for Mount Horeb’s girls golf team.
After a solid regular season, the Vikings went to the Badger West...
Tyler Buechner and Mount Horeb-Barneveld’s football team rolled past Fort Atkinson, 55-21, last Friday. Photo courtesy of Mary Langenfeld
And then there were two.
Mount Horeb/Barneveld’s football team has not won an outright conference championship since 2002, when the Vikings were part of the Badger North.
Now, MH-B is closing in on its first outright title in two decades.
The Vikings steamrolled visiting Fort Atkinson, 55-21, last...
Mount Horeb’s girls swimming team continues to impress in its first year as an independent program.
Last week, the Vikings were edged by Monroe/New Glarus, 100-67, in a dual meet on Sept. 20. Mount Horeb then finished in sixth place at the eight-team Jefferson Invite last Saturday.
The Vikings had...
Sami Norton and Mount Horeb’s girls volleyball team rolled past Oregon in straight sets on Sept. 22. Photo courtesy of Mary Langenfeld
Sauk Prairie appears to be the class of the Badger Small Conference in girls volleyball.
But Mount Horeb is in a battle for second place.
The Vikings went to Oregon on Sept. 22 and knocked off the host Panthers, 25-15, 25-22, 25-16.
Mount Horeb improved to 4-1 in the league, while Oregon slipped to...
The drought is over.
Mount Horeb’s boys soccer team defeated Monroe, 7-0, on Sept. 20 to snap a six-game losing streak. The Vikings also dropped a 2-1 decision to Baraboo on Sept. 22 and fell to McFarland, 1-0, on Sept. 24.
Mount Horeb is now 3-7 on the year and 2-3 in the Badger Small Conference...
Mount Horeb’s girls cross country team finished in second place at their own invitational last Saturday. Photo submitted
The way Brian McIntyre sees it, there’s nothing better than running a home cross country meet.
“The kids always love our home meet,” said McIntyre, Mount Horeb’s veteran coach. “The support at the meet is excellent. They love the challenge of the course. It's always fun to run on your home course...
Mount Horeb-Barneveld quarterback Kasey Helgeson eludes pressure during the Vikings’ 28-6 win at Monona Grove last Friday. Photo courtesy of Ryann Utt
There were no pearls of wisdom.
Nothing you’ll hear the next time Hollywood chooses to make a football movie.
No, Mount Horeb football coach Bret St. Arnauld had a rather simple message for his Vikings at halftime last Friday.
“Finish off drives with points,” St. Arnauld said.
Mount Horeb’s girls golf team honored their nine graduating seniors with a reception at Norsk on Sept. 12.
In front (from left) are Kate Donaldson, Sydnee Smith and Anna Haag. In back (from left) are Jenna Clark, Taylor Freitag, Addie Gabel, Gwen Mahoney, Sarah Parmley and Paige Bilse. Photo submitted
The girls golf season seems to fly by each and every fall.
It begins the second week of August. And by the end of September, the postseason has arrived.
Mount Horeb — in the midst of a terrific season — is hoping to extend its season as long as possible.
The Vikings had another strong week, and...
Mount Horeb girls volleyball coach Kurt Owen and his Vikings finished second at their own invite last Saturday. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld
Kurt Owen and Mount Horeb’s girls volleyball team welcomed seven other schools to town last Saturday.
Then, the Vikings did their best to be less than ideal hosts. For the most part, they succeeded.
Mount Horeb finished second at its own invite, reaching the championship match before falling to...
Caitlin Patrick-Stern and Mount Horeb’s girls swimming team defeated Portage during a triangular on Sept. 15. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld
Sept. 15, 2022.
That date will forever be a memorable one for Mount Horeb’s girls swimming program.
The Vikings went to the McFarland Triangular and notched a 109-34 win over Portage. After years of forming a co-op with Verona, that marked the first win for Mount Horeb as an independent program.