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Ladies start season at Union Grove

The Mount Vernon High School varsity girls cross country team started their 2015 season at a meet at Union Grove on Saturday, August 29.

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Lady Tigers split pre-season games, defeat Mineola

Madison Whitfield rises above the net to spike for the Lady Tigers.Madison Whitfield rises above the net to spike for the Lady Tigers. The varsity volleyball team  is now 8-3 for the season after splitting their games last week with a victory over Mineola

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Tigers travel to Emory to take on the Wildcats

Bryce Crow scrambled to the right to attempt a pass against Van during a scrimmage on Thursday, August 20 while coaches Paul Tullis and Jim Solomon observe.Bryce Crow scrambled to the right to attempt a pass against Van during a scrimmage on Thursday, August 20 while coaches Paul Tullis and Jim Solomon observe.

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Tigers fall to Rains Wildcats for season opener

Noah Craver leaves Wildcat defenders in his dust as he races 75 yards for a touchdown. Noah Craver leaves Wildcat defenders in his dust as he races 75 yards for a touchdown. The Mount Vernon Tiger football team fell hard in their 2015 season opener against the Rains Wildcats

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Lady Tigers add two more victories

Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender.Savannah Wagner reaches above the net to spike the ball at an Avery defender. The Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team defeated both DeKalb and Avery in preseason games last week.

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Tigers travel to White Oak

The Mount Vernon Tigers will travel to White Oak to face the Roughnecks on Friday, September 4. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. White Oak is rated as one of the top two teams

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JV Purple Lady Tigers win tourney

Junior Varsity Purple volleyball teamThe junior varsity Purple volleyball team defeated Mount Pleasant in the championship round to win the Mount Pleasant JV tournament August 13 and 15. For details about each match and individual scoring, see the August 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV Purple wins Quitman tourney

Lady Tiger JV Purple volleyball teamThe Lady Tiger JV Purple volleyball team claimed another tournament trophy this week. They participated in the Quitman JV volleyball tournament on Saturday, August 22 and were

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Lady Tigers compete at Chisum tourney

Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team.Natalie Oud gets on top of the ball for a spike for the varsity Lady Tigers’ volleyball team. The team participated in the Chisum tournament on August 13 and 15.

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