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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 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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JV Purple Lady Tigers win tourney

Junior Varsity Purple volleyball teamThe junior varsity Purple volleyball team defeated Mount Pleasant in the championship round to win the Mount Pleasant JV tournament August 13 and 15. For details about each match and individual scoring, see the August 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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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Lady Tigers compete at Chisum tourney

Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team.Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team. The team participated in the Chisum tournament on August 13 and 15.

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Tigers travel to Emory to take on the Wildcats

Bryce Crow scrambled to the right to attempt a pass against Van during a scrimmage on Thursday, August 20 while coaches Paul Tullis and Jim Solomon observe.Bryce Crow scrambled to the right to attempt a pass against Van during a scrimmage on Thursday, August 20 while coaches Paul Tullis and Jim Solomon observe.

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Meet the Tigers this Saturday

The annual Meet the Tigers celebration has been set for Saturday, August 22 beginning at 10 a.m. The event will be in the Mall area outside the high school gym and will provide a look at

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Lady Tigers add two more victories

Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender.Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender. The Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team defeated both DeKalb and Avery in preseason games last week.

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Tigers to scrimmage at Van Thursday

Ty’Reese Linwood makes a one handed catch for a 50 yard gain during the Tigers’ scrimmage against Canton.Ty’Reese Linwood makes a one handed catch for a 50 yard gain during the Tigers’ scrimmage against Canton. The scrimmage between the Tiger football teams and the Van Vandals has been

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