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Eighth grade football defeats New Boston

Kason Pletcher snatches the ball above the heads of two Lions defensive backs for the eighth grade Tigers.Kason Pletcher snatches the ball above the heads of two Lions defensive backs for the eighth grade Tigers. The team won 14-0. For more information, see the Oct. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see more photo's from this game click here.

Seventh grade football blanks the Lions

Trey Honea breaks through the line  for the seventh grade Tigers.Trey Honea breaks through the line  for the seventh grade Tigers. The team beat New Boston 14-0. For a listing of those scoring, see the October 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see more photo's from this game click here.

Lady Tigers want to “pink out” the gym

Madison Whitfield spikes the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team.Madison Whitfield spikes the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team. The group will play against Chapel Hill on Friday, October 17. The varsity will play at 4 p.m. followed by the junior varsity and freshman games.

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Junior high teams travel to Queen City

The Mount Vernon Junior High Lady Tigers volleyball teams traveled to Queen City on Monday, October 6 with three of the four Lady Tiger teams winning.

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Turnovers plague Tigers

Patrick Hoffman tackles the Lions’ Jeff Gladney. Hoffman had six tackles with another four for loss of yards.Patrick Hoffman tackles the Lions’ Jeff Gladney. Hoffman had six tackles with another four for loss of yards. Three turnovers in the first quarter with two of them leading to points for the New Boston Lions

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JV Purple ties New Boston 14 all

The junior varsity Purple Tigers football team played the New Boston Lions to a 14-14 tie in New Boston on Thursday, October 9. The JV White team lost 24-20 to Rivercrest.

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Seventh grade volleyball beats Linden Kildare

Jalynn Smith keeps the ball in play for the seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team.Jalynn Smith keeps the ball in play for the seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team. The seventh grade Lady Tigers beat Linden-Kildare on Monday, September 29.

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Football rivalry plays out Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers and the Winnsboro Red Raiders will play the 81st game of the Hwy. 37 football rivalry at Winnsboro’s stadium on Friday, October 17.

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Tiger cross country runs at Saltillo meet

The Mount Vernon cross country teams ran at the Saltillo cross country meet at Lake Bob Sandlin, on Thursday, October 2.The varsity boys team was ninth out of 15 teams.

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