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Lady Tiger spike

Sarah Sinclair spikes the ball for the junior varsity white Lady Tigers against Daingerfield.Sarah Sinclair spikes the ball for the junior varsity white Lady Tigers against Daingerfield. The JVW team stomped Daingerfield 25-9 and 25-5. See the October 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual scoring from the game.

Changing direction

Landon Summers (10) makes a cut to change direction and run past an opponent.Landon Summers (10) makes a cut to change direction and run past an opponent. He led the seventh grade Tigers football team to victory 22-0 over Lone Oak on Thursday, October 2.

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Eighth grade Lady Tigers second at tourney

Eighth grade Lady Tiger volleyball teamThe eighth grade Lady Tiger volleyball team finished in second place at their home tournament on September 26. The group defeated Pittsburg and New Diana, but lost to Prairiland.

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Lady Tiger volleyball seniors celebrated

Lady Tigers senior volleyball players honored Seven senior Lady Tigers volleyball players were honored in ceremonies prior to the Tuesday, September 29 game against Daingerfield. Their remaining games are all at their opponents’ gyms

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Breaking a tackle

Elijah Washington breaks a tackle as he heads for the end zoneElijah Washington breaks a tackle as he heads for the end zone for the first of his two touchdowns for the eighth grade Tigers against Pittsburg on Thursday, September 24.

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Lady Tigers sweep Daingerfield, varsity squad leads district race

Natalie Oud (5) spikes the ball through a block attempt by a pair of Queen City playersNatalie Oud (5) spikes the ball through a block attempt by a pair of Queen City players on Friday, October 2 in Tiger Gym. The varsity Lady Tigers are now 6-0 and are in first place in District 16-3A.

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Lions run at Mount Pleasant meet

Saltillo Lady Lion Sienna Collins claimed first place in the 4A and under division.Saltillo Lady Lion Sienna Collins claimed first place in the 4A and under division. The Lions and Lady Lions teams participated at the Mount Pleasant cross country meet on Saturday, September 26.

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Tigers start district competition Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers football team will start their 2015 District 7-3A D1 competition on the road on Friday, October 9 in New Boston. All six of the district teams had open dates last week.

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Tigers face the Pirates

Mount Vernon Tiger Cameron Woods (30) reaches for Pittsburg quarterback Brian Baca during the first quarter of Friday night’s game.Mount Vernon Tiger Cameron Woods (30) reaches for Pittsburg quarterback Brian Baca during the first quarter of Friday night’s game. Woods successfully sacked Baca and forced the Pirates to punt.

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