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Lady Tigers win 23-0 over Cooper

Holly Hemmingsen beats the ball to firstbase following a bunt.Holly Hemmingsen beats the ball to the bag following a bunt. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team defeated the Cooper Lady Bulldogs 23-0 on Friday, April 4.

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Floyd named to All Region team

Emily FloydEmily Floyd was named to the All Region team by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Floyd a 5’9” senior forward scored a total of 307 points for the Lady Tigers during the season.

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Junior varsity wins two district games

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger junior varsity softball team beat Rivercrest 3-2 and Chisum 10-3 in district play last week. For detailed statistics from these games, see the March 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers lose close games to Prairiland, DeKalb

Coach B.J. Brown signals for Blake Banister to head for home plate.Coach B.J. Brown signals for Blake Banister to head for home plate. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team lost close games to both Prairiland and DeKalb this week.

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Lady Tigers second at Pittsburg

Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump with a leap of 31’8” at the Pittsburg meet. The Lady Tiger track team finished in second place at the Pittsburg track meet on Thursday, March 20.

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Lady Tigers undefeated in first round of district play

Ashley Brown connects with the ball on a left handed slap bunt.Ashley Brown connects with the ball on a left handed slap bunt. She batted six times last week for the Lady Tigers and had five hits and scored four runs.

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Tigers thump Mustangs, Rebels

Sam Alston lays down a buntSam Alston lays down a bunt that scored Blake Banister. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team continued winning in the District 15-2A with victories over the Chisum Mustangs and the Rivercrest Rebels last week.

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Tennis team claims four trophies

The Mount Vernon Varsity Tennis Team traveled to Paris on March 21 for the Prairiland “Shoot out” Tournament and brought home four trophies.

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Lady Tigers swing past Chisum, Rivercrest

Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest.Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team beat both Paris Chisum and Rivercrest last week for a 5-0 district and 17-5-1 season record.For details from the games, see the March 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.