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Tournament Champs

Members of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball teamMembers of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball team pose with their trophy  after winning the Paris Tournament. For more information, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers fall to Winnsboro Red Raiders

Brett Thomas attempts a jump shot for the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team.Brett Thomas attempts a jump shot for the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team. The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team lost 47-39 to the Winnsboro Red Raiders on Tuesday, December 10. For more information, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tournament cancelled due to weather

Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game.Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game. The Tigers faced Roxton prior to the Prairiland Tournament scheduled for December 5-7 was cancelled due to inclement weather. For details from the game, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers start district play with wins

Bailey Bohlken beats her defense and attempts a lay upBailey Bohlken beats her defense and attempts a lay up for the Lady Tigers in their game against DeKalb. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team started district play on the right track with wins against both DeKalb and Clarksville.

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Lady Tigers split games before tournament called

Emily Floyd attempts a jump shot for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd attempts a jump shot for the Lady Tigers. The team faced Paris in games last week and played two games in the Winnsboro Hoopfest before the touranment was cancelled because of inclement weather. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Sub varsity Tigers split games

Daniel Pearce goes in for a lay up for the junior varsity Tigers.Daniel Pearce goes in for a lay up for the junior varsity Tigers. Both the Mount Vernon boys freshman and junior varsity basketball teams split games against Emory-Rains on Tuesday, December 3. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshmen Lady Tigers top Mount Pleasant

Julia Minter works her way around a defender to make a goal for the freshman Lady Tigers.Julia Minter works her way around a defender to make a goal for the freshman Lady Tigers. The freshman Lady Tiger basketball team beat Mount Pleasant 23-13 in games on Tuesday, November 26 prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, see the Dec. 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Goal

Natalie Oud squirms around an opponent to make a basketNatalie Oud squirms around an opponent to make a basket for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The team faced Paris last week and lost their game 27-39. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior Varsity Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Charity Berger dribbles the basketball down court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Charity Berger dribbles the basketball down court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The junior varsity squad won 34-29 over Mount Pleasant in games on Tuesday, November 26 prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, see the Dec. 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald