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Lady Tigers rack up six more wins last week

Morgan Bennett crosses home plate just before the ball reaches the Cooper catcher.Morgan Bennett crosses home plate just before the ball reaches the Cooper catcher. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team had a busy week.

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Cooper named District MVP

Tyler CooperTyler Cooper was named the District 13-3A Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 season. He scored 424 points for the Tiger basketball team this season.

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Tigers are Regional Semi-finalists

Tyler Cooper flies past several Elysian Fields defenders on his way to the basket.Tyler Cooper flies past several Elysian Fields defenders on his way to the basket. He scored 20 points during the game to lead the Tigers to a 83-63 victory in the Regional Quarter-final game.

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Hill named District MVP

Alissa HillLady Tiger Alissa Hill was named as the District 13-3A Most Valuable Player. She scored 639 points during the 2016-17 season.

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Lady Tigers are State Semi-finalists

Sam Lowry shoots the ball over a Buffalo defender in the UIL State Semi-final baskeball game. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers made their first appearance in the UIL State Tournament on Thursday, March 3.

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Lions are Regional Semi-finalists

The Saltillo Lions basketball team lost 49-47 to Graford in the 1A Regional Semi-final game on Friday, March 3 at Mansfield High School. They finished their season with a 20-15 record.

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Power lifting team places at meets

Members of the Mount Vernon High School power lifting team have placed in recent meets. The team was fifth overall out of 11 teams at the Paris meet on Thursday, February 16.

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Tigers go 1-2 at Lone Oak tourney

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team went 1-2 at the Lone Oak tournament on Thursday and Friday, March 2-3. They defeated Community High School and lost to Rains and Caddo Mills. See the March 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details and individual statistics from this tournament.

Softball team makes great showing at tournaments

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team recently competed in two round robin tournaments. The went 4-1 in Sulphur Springs and 4-2 at Longview.

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