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Lady Tigers add two more victories

Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender.Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender. The Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team defeated both DeKalb and Avery in preseason games last week.

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JV Purple Lady Tigers win tourney

Junior Varsity Purple volleyball teamThe junior varsity Purple volleyball team defeated Mount Pleasant in the championship round to win the Mount Pleasant JV tournament August 13 and 15. For details about each match and individual scoring, see the August 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tiger volleyball starts 2015 season with wins

Marlisha Swain keeps her eye on the ball as she serves for the JV Lady Tigers volleyball team.Marlisha Swain keeps her eye on the ball as she serves for the JV Lady Tigers volleyball team. The Lady Tiger volleyball teams began their 2015 season with victories over Como-Pickton on Monday, August 10.

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Lady Tigers compete at Chisum tourney

Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team.Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team. The team participated in the Chisum tournament on August 13 and 15.

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Tigers to scrimmage Canton Eagles

The Mount Vernon Tiger football teams will travel to Canton on Saturday, August 15 for a controlled scrimmage.The junior varsity teams will begin the Canton scrimmage at 9:30 a.m.,

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Meet the Tigers this Saturday

The annual Meet the Tigers celebration has been set for Saturday, August 22 beginning at 10 a.m. The event will be in the Mall area outside the high school gym and will provide a look at

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Cross Country practice starts Monday

Cross country practices for students at Mount Vernon High School are set to begin at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10 at the track at Don Meredith Stadium. Any freshman, junior varsity,

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Tigers to scrimmage at Van Thursday

Ty’Reese Linwood makes a one handed catch for a 50 yard gain during the Tigers’ scrimmage against Canton.Ty’Reese Linwood makes a one handed catch for a 50 yard gain during the Tigers’ scrimmage against Canton. The scrimmage between the Tiger football teams and the Van Vandals has been

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Meeks takes the helm to direct 2015 season

Tiger football players participate in conditioning drills on the first session of two-a-days for the 2015 season.Tiger football teams started their 2015 season under the direction of Dickey Meeks on Monday, August 3. A total of 28 varsity, 28 junior varsity, and 35 freshman players participated in the start of two-a-day practices,

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