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Seventh grade football sails past Lone Oak

Kedris Chandler (17) picks up a block by Cass Steen (52) as he moves the ball down fieldKedris Chandler (17) picks up a block by Cass Steen (52) as he moves the ball down field for the seventh grade Tigers.The seventh grade team won 16-6.

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Junior high Lady Tigers continue winning

eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball team claimed first place at the Prairiland tournament on Saturday, September 20. The seventh grade team finished in third place.

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Lone Oak’s quickness stumps Tigers

Noah Craver (2) sacks the Lone Oak quarterback.Noah Craver (2) sacks the Lone Oak quarterback. The Mount Vernon Tigers football team lost 40-6 to the Buffaloes in Lone Oak on Friday, September 19.

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Junior varsity football teams come up short

Michael Smith (41) evades a Lone Oak defensive player.Michael Smith (41) evades a Lone Oak defensive player. He scored for the JV Purple team on a 55 yard run for the Tigers. Both of the junior varsity White and Purple football teams lost their games on Thursday, September 18.

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Seventh grade winners

seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team won second place in their home tournament and beat North Hopkins this week. For scores from these games and individual points earned, see the Sept. 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers to face Pittsburg Pirates Friday Setpember, 26

Mount Vernon will travel to Pittsburg on Friday, September 26 to face the 0-4 Pirates, who have lost to Pleasant Grove, Gladewater, New Boston, and Atlanta. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. at Pirate Stadium.

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Eighth grade winners

eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball team won second place in their home tournament and beat North Hopkins this week. See the September 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for scores from these games and individual points earned.

Lady Tigers 2-0 in district

Madison Whitfield spikes the ball across the net as her teammates are alert for a return.Madison Whitfield spikes the ball across the net as her teammates are alert for a return. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team started their District 16-3A competition with victories over both Linden Kildare and Hughes Springs last week.

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Junior varsity Purple team defeats the Hornets

The junior varsity “Purple” football team defeated the Hooks Hornets 22-18 on Thursday, September 11 at Tiger Field. The junior varsity “White” football team lost to Rivercrest 22-6.

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