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Lady Tigers in top spot for 15-2A at mid-point of 2013-14 season

Star Smith forces her way between two Prairiland defenders as she moves in for a lay up for the Lady Tigers.Star Smith forces her way between two Prairiland defenders as she moves in for a lay up for the Lady Tigers. She scored eight points and had two rebounds, four assists, and two steals against the Lady Patriots.

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Tigers score high, but outpaced by Rabbits

Destin Weakley launches the ball toward the goalDestin Weakley launches the ball toward the goal for the Tiger basketball team. Despite scoring the most points in a single game so far this year, the Tigers fell short against the Atlanta Rabbits

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Lady Tigers keep moving forward with another win

Sarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot at the goalSarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot for the Lady Tigers against Cooper. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team continues in the right direction with another district win on Tuesday, December 17 against Cooper.

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Lady Tigers 5-0 in district 8-2A competition

Emily Floyd sails through the air toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd sails through the air toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. She led Mount Vernon with 20 points against Chisum. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team won their first game of the new year against Paris Chisum on Friday, January 3 with a 42-38 score.

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Tigers fall to Cooper in OT

Fetzen Talsma leaps into the air to put up a jump shotFetzen Talsma leaps into the air to put up a jump shot for the Tigers in their basketball game against Cooper on Tuesday, December 17 in Tiger Gym. The team lost their district opener to the Cooper Bulldogs in overtime.

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Tigers fall to Red Devils

Kris Ables leaps off the basketball court to make a lay upKris Ables leaps off the basketball court to make a lay up for the Tigers against Cooper. The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team lost to the Chapel Hill Red Devils 48-65 on Friday, December 20. For details from the game, see the Jan. 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.


Junior Varsity Lady Tigers beat DeKalb

Brianna Hemby drives toward the basketball goal for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.The junior varsity Lady Tigers won their game against DeKalb on Tuesday, December 10.

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Lady Tigers hold 4-0 district record

Sissy Rogers makes a drive toward the goalSissy Rogers makes a drive toward the goal to make a shot for the Lady Tigers basketball team. The team iwon their game against Chapel Hill on Friday, December 20 with a 50-47 score.

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Tournament Champs

Members of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball teamMembers of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball team pose with their trophy  after winning the Paris Tournament. For more information, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.