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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.

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.

Hooks Hornets slip by Tigers 21-20

Matthew Bench (11) at 5’7” goes up against 6’2” Travis Krueger for a Hooks’ pass. Bench won the battle and batted down the ball.Matthew Bench (11) at 5’7” goes up against 6’2” Travis Krueger for a Hooks’ pass. Bench won the battle and batted down the ball. He has a total of five pass break ups against several receivers who were all over six feet tall.

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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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Sub varsity teams split games

The freshman Lady Tigers volleyball team defeated Pittsburg on Tuesday, September 2 25-14 and 25-15. The JV team lost to Pittsburg last week with scores of 23-25 and 19-25.

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Tiger football to travel to Lone Oak

The Mount Vernon Tiger football team will travel to Lone Oak to face the Buffaloes on Friday, September 19.

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Lady Tigers are first at Redwater meet

The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers cross country team claimed first place at the Redwater meet on Saturday, September 6. The varsity boys team was seventh out of the 20 teams represented,

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Lady Tigers fall to Prairiland

Jordan Rios hits the deck to return a serve for the Lady Tigers.Jordan Rios hits the deck to return a serve for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team played their last pre-season game at Prairiland on Tuesday, September 9

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Lady Tigers beat Pittsburg, place second at tourney

Lady Tigers with trophy from their tournament.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team defeated Pittsburg and claimed second place in their home tournament last week.“I am very pleased with the way the volleyball team is coming together,” Coach Joe Thomas said.

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