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Junior boys have rough week

Nate Mizell attempts a jump shotNate Mizell attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers. The team ran across a rough patch last week. They lost two district games and split two games in their home tournament. For scoring details, see the January 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshmen split tourney games

Cameron Tinley leaps toward the basket during a lay up attemptCameron Tinley leaps toward the basket during a lay up attempt for the freshman Tigers. The freshmen team split their games in their home tournament on Saturday, January 18.

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Lady Tigers improve record with victories over DeKalb, Clarksville

Breauhna Smith launches the ball toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Breauhna Smith launches the ball toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. The varsity Lady Tigers basketball team defeated both DeKalb and Clarksville this week. They have a perfect 9-0 record in District 15-2A

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Saltillo Basketball

James Stretcher goes up for a jump shotJames Stretcher goes up for a jump shot for the Saltillo Lions against Union Hill on Friday, January 17. The Lions won the game 65-25. See scoring details in the January 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshmen stomp Prairiland

Shalynn Sumrow drives toward the basket Shalynn Sumrow drives toward the basket during the junior varsity Lady Tiger’s game against Rivercrest on Tuesday, January 7. The JV fell to the Lady Rebels, but the freshman team beat Prairiland 39-1. See information on individual scoring in the January 16 editon of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Sub varsity ladies win two last week

Natalie Oud muscles her way toward the basket.Natalie Oud muscles her way toward the basket. The sub-varsity Lady Tiger basketball teams took care of business last week. For details from the games, see the Jan. 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV boys win basketball games

Hylke Talsma attempts a jump shotHylke Talsma attempts a jump shot for the  junior varisty team against Rivercrest. The team beat Prairilan 48-34 and Rivercrest 32-28. For more information, see the Jan. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers face DeKalb and Clarksville

Andrew Nguyen appears to be flying through the air on his way to the basket for the varsity Tiger basketball team.Andrew Nguyen appears to be flying through the air on his way to the basket for the varsity Tiger basketball team. He scored a total of seven points for the Tigers against DeKalb.

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Tigers fall to Patriots

Austin Sewell goes up for a lay upAustin Sewell goes up for a lay up for the varsity Tiger basketball team against Prairiland. The Tigers came close to matching the Patriot’s score, but ran out of time. See details from their games in the Jan. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.