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Evans named Utility Player of the Year

Kevi EvansKevi Evans was named as the Utility Player of the Year for the District 7-3A All-District football team for the 2015 season. This is the second year that he has received this honor.

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Tigers win Prairiland tournament, Tyler Cooper named MVP

Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team claimed first place at the Prairiland tournament in Pattonville December 3 to 5. Tyler Cooper was named the tournament Most Valuable Player,

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JV third place at tournament

Sydni Steen brings the ball down the court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team.Sydni Steen brings the ball down the court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team. The group claimed third place in their division at the Belt Buster tournament last weekend. See the November 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of games and individual scores.

JV score

Dylan Rogers drives in for lay up for the junior varsity Tigers basketball team.Dylan Rogers drives in for lay up for the junior varsity Tigers basketball team. The team finished in second place at the Rivercrest tournament. The Tigers beat Dodd City 37-29, then Detroit 39-37. They lost to Honey Grove 36-37 in the Championship round.

Freshmen easily defeat Avery

Cade Hyman drives in for a lay up for the freshmen Tiger team.Cade Hyman drives in for a lay up for the freshmen Tiger team.The freshman team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in their 29-10 win over the Avery Bulldogs. See the Nov. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring statistics from the game.

Ladies beat Pine Tree

Rylee Keys flies toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team.Rylee Keys flies toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team. The ladies traveled to Pine Tree High School and came away with a victory prior to the holiday break.

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Brownsboro wins Belt Buster tourney, Mount Vernon claims third place

Alissa Hill led the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers with 88 points during the five games of the Belt Buster Tournament.Alissa Hill led the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers with 88 points during the five games of the Belt Buster Tournament. Brownsboro claimed first place in the Third Annual Mount Vernon Belt Buster Round Up basketball tournament November 19-21.

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Saltillo fourth at home tourney

Ana Gallegos drives to the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Ana Gallegos drives to the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The team finished in fourth place at their home tournament November 19-21. Bullard claimed first place. For a listing of games scores and points per player, see the November 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers start season with nail-biting victory over Avery

Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Mount Vernon defeated the Bulldogs 40-38 in a nail-biter in Tiger Gym on Friday, November 20. For details from the game, see the Nov. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.