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8th grade Lady Tiger volleyball team undefeated 2013 district champions

2013 Mount Vernon Junior High eighth grade volleyball team.

Thirty-five girls make up the 2013 Mount Vernon Junior High eighth grade volleyball team.They ended their 2013 season undefeated and claimed the district champion title. For a listing of the team players, see the October 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers second in district behind Prairiland

Alyssa Auringer appears to rise above the net to spike the ballThe Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team beat Clarksville in three sets on Tuesday, October 15 to bring themselves to second place in district, still one game behind Prairiland for first place.

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Freshman and junior varsity Lady Tigers beat Paris Chisum

The Mount Vernon junior varsity and freshman volleyball teams beat Paris Chisum in games on Tuesday, October 8. The junior varsity team won in three sets 13-25, 27-25, and 25-16. For more information, see the October 17 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

7th grade Lady Tiger volleyball team undefeated 2013 district champions

Junior high volleyball team - 7th grade

Forty-two girls make up the 2013 Mount Vernon Junior High seventh grade volleyball team. They ended their 2013 season undefeated and claimed the district champion title. For a listing of the team players, see the October 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers win two big games last week

Sarah Johnson spikes the volleyball to place it across the net for the Lady Tigers in their game against Prairiland.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers defeated both Prairiland and Paris Chisum last week at Tiger Gym. These volleyball games were critical wins for the Lady Tigers who had fallen to both teams in the first round of district play.

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Tiger victory - one step closer to playoffs

Kris Ables (21) cuts to follow the blocking of Aquavion Evans (55) and Chantz Jeter (56). Ables gained eight yards on the run.Emotions ran high in the Mount Vernon versus Queen City football game on Friday, October 18. Both teams knew that the winner would be one step closer to securing a playoff berth. The Mount Vernon Tigers came out on top with the final score 21 - 20.

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Tigers to travel to Queen City

The Mount Vernon Tiger varsity football team will travel to Queen City on Friday, October 18. The Queen City Bulldogs have beaten Hooks and Prairiland and have fallen to New Boston so far this season for a 2-1 district record.

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Cross country teams qualify for regionals

Mount Vernon Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams

Both the Mount Vernon Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams placed second at the District Cross Country Meet at Chapel Hill on Monday, Oct. 21. They will compete at the regional level on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie. For more information, see the October 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon freshman Lady Tigers volleyball team first at tourney

 Members of the Mount Vernon High School Freshman Lady Tiger volleyball team display their first place trophyThe Mount Vernon freshman Lady Tigers volleyball team placed first in their home tournament on Thursday and Saturday, October 3 and October 5. Members of the Mount Vernon High School Freshman Lady Tiger volleyball team display their first place trophy earned at their home tournament. For more information, see the October 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.