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Lady Tigers second place in District 16-3A standings

First baseman Kara Hollingsworth catches a throw from pitcher Jamie Seawright for the third out in the first inning against Chapel HillFirst baseman Kara Hollingsworth catches a throw from pitcher Jamie Seawright for the third out in the first inning against Chapel Hill on Friday, April 17.  The Lady Tigers picked up two more district wins defeating both Chapel Hill and Paul Pewitt this week.

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Tigers wallop Pewitt

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team walloped Paul Pewitt 15-3 last week with nine runs in the first two innings to put the game away early. They also defeated Chapel Hill.

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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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Senior softball players honored

Senior Lady Tigers softball players McKenna Medders, Kiera Morris,  Holly Hemmingsen and Jordanne DonicaSenior Lady Tigers softball players McKenna Medders, Kiera Morris,  Holly Hemmingsen and Jordanne Donica, celebrated their last home game on Friday, April 17.

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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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Tigers have winning record mid-way through district play

Bryce Crow pitches to an opponent for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team.Bryce Crow pitches to an opponent for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team. The team is more than halfway through their District 16-3A season for 2015 and has a 5-2 record .

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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.

Tiger tennis competes at district

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at the district tournament in Hughes Springs April 9 and 10. Marshall Sweeden won fourth place in the varsity 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.