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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.

Eighth grade Tigers win 52 to 0

Kevi Evans returns a punt for a 55 yard touchdown.The eighth grade Tigers A football team won their game against the eighth grade Pairiland Patriots 52 to 0 on Thursday, October 3. Kevi Evans returns a punt for a 55 yard touchdown. He also had a 62 yard and a five yard touchdown run in the ball game.

Sub varsity Tigers tie game with Hooks Hornets

Matthew Bench manuevers toward the goal line for a two point conversionThe Mount Vernon junior varsity purple Tiger football team tied their game with Hooks 28-28 on Thursday, September 26. Matthew Bench maneuvers toward the goal line

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Mount Vernon junior varsity Lady Tigers second at tourney

Savannah Wagner spikes the volleyball across the net for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Savannah Wagner spikes the volleyball across the net for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The team finished their home tournament in second place after a loss to Chisum in the championship game. See the October 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information on the tournament.

Cross country teams run in Mount Pleasant

varsity Lady Tigers cross country team sprint away from the start/finish lineMembers of the Mount Vernon junior varsity and varsity Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams competed a the Mount Pleasant Titus County Fair Cross Country Invitational event on Saturday, September 28.

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Tigers beat Prairiland Patriots 15-12, 2-0 in district

Kris Ables eyeballs a defender during his 37 yard touchdown run.The Mount Vernon Tiger football team claimed a 15-12 victory over the Prairiland Patriots in front of a large homecoming crowd on Friday, October 4. The Tigers are now 2-0 in District 8-2A competition.

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Lady Tigers beat Lady Rebels of Rivercrest

Alyssa Auringer spikes the volleyball across the net for the Lady Tigers in their game against Rivercrest.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team won their game against the Lady Rebels of Rivercrest on Friday, September 27. The Lady Tigers are now 22-5 overall for the season and 2-2 in District play.

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Lady Tigers beat DeKalb and Chapel Hill

Ashley Brown takes position on the floor to bump the volleyball and keep it in playAshley Brown takes position on the floor to bump the volleyball and keep it in play for the Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers beat both DeKalb and Chapel Hill in games last week.

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Tigers sting Hooks Hornets 27-24

Quarterback Sam Alston (14) makes a cut to take advantage of block by Aquavion Evans (55) and Tyler Carpenter, at right.The Mount Vernon Tiger football team stung the Hooks Hornets during their 27-24 win on Friday, September 27. Mount Vernon’s success makes them 1-0 in District 8-2A competition and 3-2 for the season.

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