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Tigers start season with nail-biting victory over Avery

Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Mount Vernon defeated the Bulldogs 40-38 in a nail-biter in Tiger Gym on Friday, November 20. For details from the game, see the Nov. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Seventh grade ladies second at tourney

seventh grade Lady Tigers basketball teamThe seventh grade Lady Tigers basketball team finished in second place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14. The team fell to Gilmer in the first round of the tournament 32-35.

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Belt Buster Roundup tournament this week

The third annual Belt Buster Roundup girls basketball tournament will be played in the Mount Vernon ISD gymnasiums November 19-21. This year’s format will be for high school teams.

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Eighth grade ladies win home tournament

The eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball team won first place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14.The eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball team won first place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14. The team started the tournament with a 31-15 victory over Pittsburg.

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Lady Tigers bounce into action with series of scrimmages

All six Lady Tiger basketball teams from junior high through varsity bounced into action last week with scrimmages in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, November 7. Other Teams participating in the

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Tigers take to the court for 2015-16 season

Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. The high school Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teams took the court for the first time this season on Friday, November 13

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Freshmen top Wildcats, again

The freshman Tiger football team defeated the Sulphur Springs Wildcats freshman B team for the second time this season. The score from the Thursday, November 5 game was 12-8.

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Varsity Lady Tigers defeat Lindale, Gilmer

My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers.My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers. The varsity basketball team defeated both Lindale and Gilmer this week.The beat Lindale 44-35 and Gilmer 53-39. For individual scoring, see the November 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Varsity Lady Tigers end season as Area finalists

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team celebrated a victory over the New Boston Lady Lions to claim the Bi-district titleThe Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team finished their 2015 season are Area finalists. They celebrated a victory over the New Boston Lady Lions to claim the Bi-district title on Tuesday,

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