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Tiger volleyball team starts 2013 season with wins, championship

Maitland Rutledge tips the volleyball across the net.The Lady Tiger volleyball team made quick work of their season opening games with a championship at the Mount Pleasant Tournament and wins against Como-Pickton and Paul Pewitt.

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Meet the Tigers this Saturday

The annual Meet the Tigers celebration has been set for Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 7 p.m. The event will be at Don Meredith Stadium and will provide a look at  Mount Vernon High School UIL participants for the fall season.

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Return the serve

Ashton Sharp returns the serve for the Lady TigersAshton Sharp returns the serve for the Lady Tigers in their first scrimmage of the season last week. The team had games on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

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Tigers find success at Canton, travel to Van Thursday

Zachary Auringer caught a pass for the Tigers  during their scrimmage against the Canton EaglesZach Auringer catches a pass during the Tiger football team’s scrimmage in Canton. The team made a good showing and is set to travel to Van for a scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 22.

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Basketball Camp

Basketball Camp groupA group of seventh through 12th grade boys attended the annual boys basketball camp at the school July 29-31. During the camp boys were drilled on skill, technique, and ball handling.

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Helmet fittings Tuesday, August 20

All seventh grade football players will be fit for helmets from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 in the junior high boys locker room. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Volleyball Camp

Volleyball Camp groupMore than 40 girls in grades seven through 12 attended the annual volleyball camp at Mount Vernon High School July 29-31. During the event the girls were taught the techniques and skills needed to play a good game of volleyball.

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Tigers to scrimmage Canton Eagles

Kris Ables stiff arms a defensive player during an inter-squad scrimmageThe Mount Vernon Tiger football teams will travel to Canton on Saturday, Aug. 17 for a controlled scrimmage. The junior varsity will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the varsity at 10 a.m.

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Lady Tigers jump into action

Emma Strickland and Alyssa Auringer participate in a passing drill Monday morning in Tiger Gym. Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Volleyball jumped into action this week, with 38 players reporting for the first two-a-day practices on Monday, August 5.

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