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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.

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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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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Expectations high for Tigers’ 2013 season

Nolan Roberts and Cole Strickland race through a footwork drill for Tiger football linemen.Nolan Roberts and Cole Strickland race through a footwork drill for Tiger football linemen. A total of 83 players reported for the first day of practice on Monday.

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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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Volleyball Camp

Kylie Roberts works on perfecting her volleyball serve Kylie Roberts works on perfecting her volleyball serve during the annual Mount Vernon High School Volleyball Camp on Monday, July 29. During the camp, girls were instructed on serving, bumping, and passing the volleyball.

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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Volleyball practice starts Monday, August 5

Two a day practices for the Lady Tiger volleyball players will begin on Monday, Aug. 5 at 8 a.m. in the High School Gym. Players should arrive the first day of practice in workout clothing. Workout gear will be issued later in the week. For more information, see the Aug. 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.