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Saltillo ladies compete at Avery

The Saltillo Lady Lions competed in a cross country meet at Avery on Thursday, September 3 with the varsity finishing second and the junior varsity claiming fourth place, See the September 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual runners and how they finished.

Junior High ladies defeat Paul Pewitt

All four junior high volleyball teams returned from Paul Pewitt on Thursday, September 3 as winners in their first games of the 2015 season. See the September 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for game details and individual scoring.

Lady Tigers split pre-season games, defeat Mineola

Madison Whitfield rises above the net to spike for the Lady Tigers.Madison Whitfield rises above the net to spike for the Lady Tigers. The varsity volleyball team  is now 8-3 for the season after splitting their games last week with a victory over Mineola

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Lady Tigers sweep Prairiland

Jakayda Fountain returns a serve against PrairilandJakayda Fountain returns a serve against Prairiland in Tiger Gym. She serves as the Lady Tiger’s Libero, the team’s defensive specialist. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team

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Tigers fall to Rains Wildcats for season opener

Noah Craver leaves Wildcat defenders in his dust as he races 75 yards for a touchdown. Noah Craver leaves Wildcat defenders in his dust as he races 75 yards for a touchdown. The Mount Vernon Tiger football team fell hard in their 2015 season opener against the Rains Wildcats

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Tigers roughed up by Roughnecks

Bailey Floyd (12) throws a pass for the Tigers.Bailey Floyd (12) throws a pass for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tiger football team was roughed up by the White Oak Roughnecks in their 59-8 loss on Friday, September 4.

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Tigers travel to White Oak

The Mount Vernon Tigers will travel to White Oak to face the Roughnecks on Friday, September 4. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. White Oak is rated as one of the top two teams

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Ladies start season at Union Grove

The Mount Vernon High School varsity girls cross country team started their 2015 season at a meet at Union Grove on Saturday, August 29.

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JV Purple wins Quitman tourney

Lady Tiger JV Purple volleyball teamThe Lady Tiger JV Purple volleyball team claimed another tournament trophy this week. They participated in the Quitman JV volleyball tournament on Saturday, August 22 and were

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