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Mount Vernon defeats Linden-Kildare Tigers 49-16

Mason Cook follows the lead of Zac Migues as he clears a path to move the football up the field for the Tigers.The Mount Vernon Tiger football team traveled to Linden-Kildare (LK) on Friday, Sept. 6 and added some purple bruises to the blue Tiger team. “I was very pleased with the offensive line and our ability to run the ball,” Head Coach Mike Alexander said. “That is one of the things we really wanted to accomplish.”

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Lady Tiger volleyball team undefeated champions in home tournament

Leah Poland and Alyssa Auringer reach above the net to successfully block an opponent’s spike for the Mount Vernon LadyTigers.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team went undefeated in five games Thursday and Saturday, Sept. 5-7 to claim the trophy in their home tournament.

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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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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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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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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 hands  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.