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Whitfield hits grand slam home run against Linden-Kildare

Madison Whitfield stands beside the truck with the  broken windshielf that she hit with two different home runs.Madison Whitfield hit two home runs, one a grand slam, to help the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team defeat Linden Kildare 20-2 on Friday, April 9. Both of Whitfield’s home runs went

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Tigers lose to Daingerfield and Hughes Springs last week

Bryce Crow releases a pitch from the mound.Bryce Crow releases a pitch from the mound. The Mount Vernon Tiger baseball team lost to both Daingerfield and Hughes Springs last week.

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Junior high ladies earn second place

Both the seventh and eighth grade Lady Tigers track teams claimed second place at the Queen City meet last week. For a listing of individual events and placement, see the March 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers split games against Daingerfield, Hughes Springs

Madison Whitfiled winds up to release a pitch for the Lady Tigers. Madison Whitfiled winds up to release a pitch for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team split their games last week, defeating Daingerfield and falling to Hughes Springs.

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Watson wins golf tourney

Brady WatsonBrady Watson, a Mount Vernon High School junior, tied for first place at the Sulphur Springs golf tournament last week. He shot a 75 at the tournament. For a listing of how other Tiger golfers fared, see the March 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Varisty Tigers fourth at Queen City meet

Jake Graf clears the pole vault barrier with room to spare.Jake Graf clears the pole vault barrier with room to spare. He won third place at the Queen City track meet with a height of 10’6”. The varsity boys track team finished in fourth place.

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Lady Lions compete at Union Hill meet

The Saltillo Lady Lions track team competed at the Union Hill track meet last week. Sienna Collins placed first in both the 3200 and 800 meter runs. She was also second in the high jump

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Lady Tigers third at Hileman Relays

Rylee Keys clears the high jump bar.Rylee Keys clears the high jump bar. She jumped 4’10” to take third place at the Queen City track meet. The varsity girls team finished in third place out of the 10 teams competing.

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Lady Tigers top Lady Devils

Savannah Young braces for impact as she tags a Lady Devil trying to steal second base.Savannah Young braces for impact as she tags a Lady Devil trying to steal second base. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team defeated the Chapel Hill Lady Devils 7-4 on Tuesday, March 23.

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