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Softball team defeats Lady Raiders, break even at tourney

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team defeated the Winnsboro Lady Red Raiders 13-1 on Tuesday, February 18 in Winnsboro and went three for three at the Longview 2-Step Tournament. See the February 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about these competitions.

Lady Tigers finish as Area Finalists

Emily Floyd  stretches toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady TigersEmily Floyd  stretches toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team. They finished their 2013-14 season as Area Finalists. They lost to the Winnsboro Lady Raiders 38-29 at Sulphur Springs on Friday, February 14 for a 24-7 season record.

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Mount Vernon Junior high boys finish season

The Mount Vernon Junior High Tiger basketball teams finished their season Monday night in Tiger Gym. The seventh grade A team defeated Chapel Hill 44-25. They were declared District Champions with a 13-1 season record.

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Softball bats get cracking for 2014

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Softball have their bats cracking and are preparing for the upcoming season. A 2014 preseason poll released by the Texas Girls Coaches Association puts Mount Vernon at the number two spot on their statewide rating.

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Mount Vernon Junior varsity Tigers claim two victories

The junior varsity Tiger basketball team defeated both Prairiland and DeKalb last week. The JV team has a 7-4 district record and are 8-12 for the season. See the February 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from these games.

Saltillo Lions defeat Yantis 54-31

Cade Daniels powers between two Yantis players for a basket for the Lions.Cade Daniels powers between two Yantis players for a basket for the Lions. He led Saltillo with 14 points. The Saltillo Lions basketball team defeated the Yantis Owls 54-31 in Emory to claim the Bi-District title.

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Alexander, Ables to join Chick-Fil-A Heart All Star Game

Mount Vernon will be well represented at the 2014 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chick-Fil-A Heart of a Champion Bowl All Star Game. Mount Vernon ISD Athletic Director Mike Alexander will be the head coach of the Blue team.

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Lady Lions are Area Champions

Haylee Clover of Saltillo charges in for a lay up against Slidell’s Kylie Franklin.Haylee Clover of Saltillo charges in for a lay up against Slidell’s Kylie Franklin. Clover made 16 points for the Lady Lions. The Saltillo Lady Lions basketball team defeated the Slidell Lady Hounds 67-39 on Saturday, February 15 to claim the Area Championship.

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Power lifting team third overall

The Mount Vernon boys power lifitng team claimed third place overall at the Lone Oak meet on Saturday, February 1. For a listing of individuals placing at the meet, see the February 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.