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Lady Tigers retain undefeated status, look toward playoff match ups

Emily Floyd sails toward the basket for a lay upEmily Floyd sails toward the basket for a lay up for the Lady Tigers at Rivercrest on Friday, January 31. Floyd scored 15 points to help Mount Vernon retain their undefeated status.

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Tigers to honor seniors Friday

ost player Fetzen Talsma shoots for two against Chisum. The varsity Tiger basketball team will honor the graduating senior members prior to the start of their game against DeKalb on Friday, February 7 in Tiger Gym.

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Tigers faced Cooper and Chapel Hill

Grant Lowry flies in for a lay up for the varsity tigers.The Tigers came up short against the Chapel Hill Red Devils on Friday, January 24 in Tiger Gym. Grant Lowry flies in for a lay up for the varsity Tigers again Chapel Hill. See a listing of statistics by player in the Jan. 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon JV Tigers defeat Cooper

Micah Sparks makes a jump shotMicah Sparks makes a jump shot for the junior varsity Tiger basketball. The team defeated the Cooper Bulldogs 49-42 on Tuesday, January 21. See the January 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual scoring from the game.

Lady Tigers win overtime thriller

Star Smith (5) is surrounded by Chapel Hill Players as she launches the ball toward the goal for the Lady Tigers.Star Smith (5) is surrounded by Chapel Hill Players as she launches the ball toward the goal for the Lady Tigers.

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Mount Vernon Junior varsity ladies split games

Savannah Young shoots a basketSavannah Young shoots a basket for the junior varsity Lady Tigers during a recent game. The junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team split their games between Cooper and Chapel Hill last week. See the Jan. 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual player points.

Junior boys have rough week

Nate Mizell attempts a jump shotNate Mizell attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers. The team ran across a rough patch last week. They lost two district games and split two games in their home tournament. For scoring details, see the January 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tournament champions

The Mount Vernon seventh grade boys basketball teamThe seventh grade boys basketball team were the champions for their home tournament on Saturday, January 25. They also defeated DeKalb last week. For a listing of game and individual scoring, see the January 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshmen split tourney games

Cameron Tinley leaps toward the basket during a lay up attemptCameron Tinley leaps toward the basket during a lay up attempt for the freshman Tigers. The freshmen team split their games in their home tournament on Saturday, January 18.

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