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Junior varsity Tigers lose season openers

Tate Lester crosses the goal line with a Rains defender hot on his heels.Tate Lester crosses the goal line with a Rains defender hot on his heels. Both the junior varsity white and junior varsity purple football teams lost their season opener games to Rains

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Sub varsity teams suffer losses

Sissy Rogers goes up for a spike for the junior varisty volleyball team against Mineola.Sissy Rogers goes up for a spike for the junior varisty volleyball team against Mineola. The Mount Vernon High School freshman and junior varsity volleyball teams had a tough week

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Tiger volleyball team competes in Redwater Tournament

Emma Strickland receives a serve for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team.The Mount Venron Lady Tiger volleyball team competed in the Redwater Tournament on Thursday and Saturday of last week and won their first three games of the event.

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Tigers defeat Rains in opening nail-biter

Rosendo Flores extends his hands  to catch the first touchdown pass of the season.Rosendo Flores extends his handsĀ  to catch the first touchdown pass of the season. The play covered 50 yards and put the Tigers on the scoreboard first against the Rains Wildcats.

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Sub varsity teams have tough weeek

The Mount Vernon High School freshman and junior varsity volleyball teams had a tough week last week with losses against Mount Pleasant on Tuesday, August 20. For more information, see the August 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tiger volleyball team wins against Mineola and Sulphur Springs

Maitland Rutledge spikes the volleyball across the net at her Mineola opponents.Maitland Rutledge spikes the ball between the extended arms of two Mineola defenders. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team had a successful week and

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Tigers prepare to take on Wildcats

Rey Perales carries the ball for the Mount Vernon Tiger football teamRey Perales carries the ball for the Mount Vernon Tiger football team. The group will be hosts for the Rains Wildcats on Friday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Don Meredith Stadium.

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Tigers to face Linden-Kildare

The Mount Vernon Tigers will travel to Linden-Kildare on Friday, September 6 to face the Linden-Kildare blue Tigers. The Linden-Kildare Tigers are a 2A, division II team.

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Cross country teams gearing up

Members of the Mount Vernon High School cross country teams have been preparing the past few weeks for their season opener on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Tyler Lee Invitational

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