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Tigers fall to Hooks Hornets

Taylor Ibara (1) evades several Hooks defenders as he wove his way to a 57 yard touchdown reception.Taylor Ibara (1) evades several Hooks defenders as he wove his way to a 57 yard touchdown reception.

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Lady Tigers are undefeated tournament champions

Members of the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team jump for joy after receiving their trophies.Members of the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team jump for joy after receiving their trophies. They were undefeated in their quest to win their home tournament last week.

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Runners compete at Union Grove Invitational

The Mount Vernon High School cross country teams competed at the Union Grove Invitational on Saturday, August 27. The varsity girls claimed 13th place out of 29 teams.

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Tigers to play at Court of Dreams

The Mount Vernon High School varsity boys basketball team will be playing against Union Grove during a special Court of Dreams game at American Airlines Center at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 3.

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Lady Tigers compete at tournament

Riley Hughes returns a serve for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon volleyball team finished in sixth place out of 12 teams at the Hughes Springs tournament on Saturday, August 27. For details and individual statistics from the tournament, see the September 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Wagner kills school record

Savannah Wagner (12) spike the ball over the net for the  Lady Tigers.Senior Savannah Wagner spiked her way into school history by breaking the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball record for kills by a single player during their career last week.

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Tigers to be hosts for Brook Hill Friday

The Mount Vernon Tiger varsity football team will be hosts for the Brook Hill Guard on Friday, September 2 with kick off set for 7:30 p.m.

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Tigers fall to Brook Hill in opener

Jake Graf (2) dives across the goal line at the end of an 11 yard run to score for the Tigers.Jake Graf (2) dives across the goal line at the end of an 11 yard run to score for the Tigers.

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JV White volleyball team wins second at tourney

The JV White volleyball team claimed second place at the Quitman tournament last weekend and defeated Mount Pleasant in pre-season competition. For individual scoring totals and game scores, see the August 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.