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Price receives christian athlete award

Landon PriceLandon Price, who is attending East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, was recently selected as the recipient of the Robert E. Craig Christian Athlete Award. This award is given to the student-athlete

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Lady Tigers receive softball honors

Bailey Bohlken, Sara JohnsonTwo Lady Tigers recently received Honors for the 2013 softball season. Bailey Bohlken was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State softball team as a catcher. Sarah Johnson was named to the East Texas Softball Super Team as a pitcher.

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Brown, coaches top 15-2A baseball All-District selections

Daniel Brown was chosen as the 2013 15-2A Most Valuable Player by coaches in the district.He is the son of B. J. and Camille Brown and a senior at Mount Vernon High School.

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FCA bowl participants

Chase Whitaker, Coach Mike Alexander, and Tyler FosterChase Whitaker, Coach Mike Alexander, and Tyler Foster participated in the 2013 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bowl in Tyler recently. They were members of the Red team which won 40-10.

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Johnson, Bohlken, coaches top 15-2A softball All-District selections

Sarah JohnsonSarah Johnson was chosen as the 2013 15-2A Most Valuable Player by coaches in the district. She is the daughter of Ron and Gale Johnson and a junior at Mount Vernon High School.

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Junior high students undefeated at state camp

Junior High Lady TigersTen Junior High Lady Tigers were undefeated at a statewide basketball camp conducted by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches from June 8-10 at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. For more information, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tiger baseball ends 2013 season as Area Champions

Daniel Brown launches a dive toward home plate. Palmer’s catcher missed the ball, shown in the center of the photo. Brown was safe at home and scored the winning run for the Tigers in game one of the three game seriesFor the first time since 1991, the Mount Vernon Tiger Baseball team advanced to the Regional Quarter-Final competition.

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Whitaker, Foster in Champion Bowl

Tyler Foster and Chase WhitakerChase Whitaker and Tyler Foster will be members of the Red team during the 2013 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bowl. They were selected by area coaches to

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Lady Tigers end 2013 season as Regional Quarter-Finals Champs

Bailey Bohlken protects the Lady Tiger’s home plate as Lady Eagle Jordin Albertson slides in during the first inning of game two on Saturday, May 18.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers fell to the Brock Lady Eagles in a best two out of three series on Thursday through Saturday during the Regional Semi-Finals.

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