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Sub varsity Lady Tigers win

McKenna Medders goes up for a spike for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.McKenna Medders goes up for a spike for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon High School freshman and junior varsity volleyball teams had a successful week and won games against Pittsburg on Tuesday, Sept. 3. For more information, see the Sept. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Cross country teams compete

Members of the Mount Vernon Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams competed at the Tyler Lee Invitational Cross Country Meet on the University of Texas at Tyler campus on Saturday, Sept. 7. For more information, see the Sept. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tiger volleyball team undefeated champions in home tournament

Leah Poland and Alyssa Auringer reach above the net to successfully block an opponent’s spike for the Mount Vernon LadyTigers.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team went undefeated in five games Thursday and Saturday, Sept. 5-7 to claim the trophy in their home tournament.

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JV Tigers beat Linden-Kildare

Caleb Deal hauls in a pass for the junior varsity TigersThe Mount Vernon junior varsity purple Tigers beat the Linden-Kildare Tigers 28-24 in their game on Thursday, September 5. Caleb Deal hauls in a pass for the junior varsity Tigers. For more information, see the September 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior varsity Tigers lose season openers

Tate Lester crosses the goal line with a Rains defender hot on his heels.Tate Lester crosses the goal line with a Rains defender hot on his heels. Both the junior varsity white and junior varsity purple football teams lost their season opener games to Rains

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Tigers travel to Cooper

The Mount Vernon Tigers will travel to Cooper to face the Bulldogs this Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The Bulldogs were area  finalists last year and have nine offensive and five defensive starters who returned from their previous team. For more information, see the Sept. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Sub varsity teams suffer losses

Sissy Rogers goes up for a spike for the junior varisty volleyball team against Mineola.Sissy Rogers goes up for a spike for the junior varisty volleyball team against Mineola. The Mount Vernon High School freshman and junior varsity volleyball teams had a tough week

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Mount Vernon defeats Linden-Kildare Tigers 49-16

Mason Cook follows the lead of Zac Migues as he clears a path to move the football up the field for the Tigers.The Mount Vernon Tiger football team traveled to Linden-Kildare (LK) on Friday, Sept. 6 and added some purple bruises to the blue Tiger team. “I was very pleased with the offensive line and our ability to run the ball,” Head Coach Mike Alexander said. “That is one of the things we really wanted to accomplish.”

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Tigers defeat Rains in opening nail-biter

Rosendo Flores extends his hands  to catch the first touchdown pass of the season.Rosendo Flores extends his hands  to catch the first touchdown pass of the season. The play covered 50 yards and put the Tigers on the scoreboard first against the Rains Wildcats.

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