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Tigers take two before holiday

Grant Lowry makes a jump shot for the Tigers.Grant Lowry makes a jump shot for the Tigers. The team took two games prior to the Thanksgiving holiday with wins against Union Grove and Grand Saline.

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Mount Vernon Freshman Tigers beat Avery

Kasey Cannaday reaches around an Avery defender to make a goalKasey Cannaday reaches around an Avery defender to make a goal for the freshman Tiger basketball team. The Tigers won the game 32-22. Cannaday led the team with 14 points. For more information, see the Nov. 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Volleyball All-District picks announced

Mount Vernon Varsity Lady Tigers volleyball team.The 2013 volleyball All-District picks for District 15-2A were announced last week by the volleyball coaches in the district. Several members of the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team were honored as members of the All-District team. For more information, see the November 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Going for the goal

My’Shaila Stanton stretches to make a basket for the Lady TigersMy’Shaila Stanton stretches to make a basket for the Lady Tigers in their game against Van at the Belt Buster Tournament last week. The ladies beat Van 45-35. For details from the tournament, see the Nov. 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV Tigers fall to Rains

Micah Sparks attempts a jump shotMicah Sparks attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers. He led the JV team with eight points. The junior varsity Tiger basketball team lost to the Rains Wildcats in their 2013 season opener in Tiger Gym Friday, November 15. For more information, see the November 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon freshman LadyTiger basketball team take second place

Members of the Mount Vernon freshman LadyTiger basketball teamMembers of the Mount Vernon freshman Lady Tiger basketball team display their second place medals after Belt Buster Tournament last week. The team beat Avery and Pittsburg and lost to Mount Pleasant at the event. For more information, see the November 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshman Lady Tigers dominate Daingerfield

Elizabeth Stone leaps into the air to make a goalElizabeth Stone leaps into the air to make a goal for the freshman Lady Tigers who dominated during their game against Daingerfield on Friday, November 15.  For more information, see the November 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon Tigers fall to Avery Bulldogs

Fetzen Talsma leaps over an Avery defender to make a lay up for the Tigers.The Mount Vernon Tiger varsity boys basketball team were hosts to the Avery Bulldogs Friday, November 22.The varsity Tigers fell 53-39, as did the junior varsity squad 46-30.

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Tigers come close, but lose to Rains

Aaron Nguyen flies in for a lay upAaron Nguyen flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against Rains. The varsity Tiger basketball team played a close game, but fell by four points to the Rains Wildcats in their 2013 season opener in Tiger Gym Friday, November 15. For more information, see the Nov. 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.