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Lady Tigers 6-3 in District 16-3A

Jocelyn Tidwell (8) successfully steals second base for the Lady Tigers as the ball whizzes past the glove of an opponent’s second baseman.Jocelyn Tidwell (8) successfully steals second base for the Lady Tigers as the ball whizzes past the glove of an opponent’s second baseman. With three games left for their regular season,

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Golf team claims district title

Golf team members Brady Watson, Tanner Patterson,  Kasey Cannaday, Bailey Floyd, and Layton Wright.The Mount Vernon High School golf team won the district championship on Thursday, April 2 in New Boston. They advanced to the regional tournament set for April 13 and 14 at Oakhurst Golf Club in Tyler.

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Saltillo ladies defeat North Hopkins

The Saltillo Lady Lions softball team defeated North Hopkins 19-9 on Friday, March 27. The ladies fell to Sulphur Bluff 1-7, and the Lions baseball team lost to Miller Grove 2-10.

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Flying high

Holly Hemmingsen cleared 7’ in the pole vaultHolly Hemmingsen cleared 7’ in the pole vault to claim third place at the Paris Chisum meet. See the April 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of other Lady Tiger track team members who placed at the meet.

Sweeden places in singles

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at the Prairiland Invitational tournament last week. Marshall Sweeden won consolation in the men’s singles division.

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First place

Austin Decker claimed first place in shot putAustin Decker claimed first place in shot put with a 42’10” throw at the Paris Chisum meet. See the April 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of other Tiger track team members who placed at the meet.

Clearing the hurdles

Aaron Torres and Mason Huddleston clear the hurdles at the Paris Chisum meet. Torres was fifth and Huddleston was sixth in the 100 meter hurdles.Aaron Torres and Mason Huddleston clear the hurdles at the Paris Chisum meet. Torres was fifth and Huddleston was sixth in the 100 meter hurdles.

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Tigers defeat Daingerfield 5-2

Jake Graf puts the bat on the ball for the Tigers.Jake Graf puts the bat on the ball for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team split their games last week with a victory over Daingerfield and a loss to state ranked Hughes Springs.

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Up and over

Ty’Reese Linwood goes up and over the high jump bar during competition at the Prairiland meet.Ty’Reese Linwood goes up and over the high jump bar during competition at the Prairiland meet. He took first place in the event, clearing 5’4”. The junior varsity boys track team finished in second place overall.

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