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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.

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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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.

Saltillo Basketball

James Stretcher goes up for a jump shotJames Stretcher goes up for a jump shot for the Saltillo Lions against Union Hill on Friday, January 17. The Lions won the game 65-25. See scoring details in the January 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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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Sub varsity ladies win two last week

Natalie Oud muscles her way toward the basket.Natalie Oud muscles her way toward the basket. The sub-varsity Lady Tiger basketball teams took care of business last week. For details from the games, see the Jan. 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.