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Tigers washed out by Daingerfield

Ty’Rese Linwood leaps for a touchdown pass from Kevi Evans during game.Ty’Rese Linwood leaps for a touchdown pass from Kevi Evans during game. Linwood also caught a second pass later in the game. The Mount Vernon purple Tigers football team

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Junior varsity teams rack up more wins

Heather Brown lunges to reach a serve for the junior varsity purple Lady Tigers.Heather Brown lunges to reach a serve for the junior varsity purple Lady Tigers. The team has a 21-2 season record with two games left this year. Both the junior varsity (JV)

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Headed for Regionals

 Lady Tigers Cross Country teamThe Lady Tigers Cross Country team is headed for the Regional Meet on Monday, October 26. The team finished in second place at the District meet.

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Saltillo runners dominate district

Members of the varsity girls cross country team for Saltillo are Ana Gallegos, Madison Simmons, Paula Boekhorst, Katy Perea, Claire Jones, Sienna Collins and Brenda Castro.Members of the varsity girls cross country team for Saltillo are Ana Gallegos, Madison Simmons, Paula Boekhorst, Katy Perea, Claire Jones, Sienna Collins and Brenda Castro.

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Lady Tigers play Hughes Springs and Chapel Hill

Kara Hollingsworth passes the ball for the varsity Lady Tigers volleyball team.Kara Hollingsworth passes the ball for the varsity Lady Tigers volleyball team. The Lady Tigers volleyball team traveled to both Hughes Springs and Chapel Hill this week for conference games

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JV squad blanks Winnsboro

Defensive players for the junior varsity Tigers swarm an opponentDefensive players for the junior varsity Tigers swarm an opponent. The Tigers have won both their district games this year. The junior varsity football team blanked the Winnsboro Red Raiders

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Tigers best Winnsboro in Hwy. 37 rivalry

Offensive linemen Austin Decker (42) and Will Gamblin (62) open a big whole for Kevi Evans (3) to run through to score a touchdownOffensive linemen Austin Decker (42) and Will Gamblin (62) open a big whole for Kevi Evans (3) to run through to score a touchdown right before the half time of the Mount Vernon versus Winnsboro football game

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Lions to compete at Regional meet

Saltillo varsity boys cross country teamThe varsity boys cross country team for Saltillo claimed first place at District and will participate in the regional meet on Monday, October 26.

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Saltillo athletes run at Omaha meet

The Saltillo cross country teams competed at the Omaha\ Paul Pewitt meet on Saturday, October 10. The varsity girls won first place at the event. The varsity boys were second place behind Chapel Hill by two points. See the October 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald  for a listing of individual places and times.