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Hoffman first in pole vault at Cooper track meet

Clearing the barrier with lots of room to spare, Patrick Hoffman was first place in the varsity boys pole vault Clearing the barrier with lots of room to spare, Patrick Hoffman was first place in the varsity boys pole vault event at the Cooper track meet on Thursday, March 3. See the March 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of how each member placed in individual events,

Kevi Evans named Newcomer of the Year

Kevi EvansKevi Evans was named as the Newcomer of the Year for the 16-3A All-District basketball  for the 2015-16 season. Evans scored 146 points this year for the Tiger basketball team.

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Dale first in boys singles at Hughes Springs

Gilbert DaleMount Vernon High School tennis player Gilbert Dale claimed first place in boys singles at the Hughes Springs competition on Thursday, March 3. For a listing of how other team members finished, see the March 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers take first place at Cooper track meet

Jakayda Fountain flies over a hurdle to win first placeJakayda Fountain flies over a hurdle to win first place for the Lady Tigers at the Cooper track meet on Thursday, March 3. The Lady Tigers claimed first place at the meet.

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Hill is All-District Co-Most Valuable Player

Alissa HillAlissa Hill was named as the Co-Most Valuable Player in the 16-3A All District selections for the 2015-16 season. Hill scored a total of 1,048 points for the Lady Tigers during the season.

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JV undefeated at tourney

The Mount Vernon Tigers junior varsity baseball team was undefeated during the Cooper Tournament. They defeated Quinlan, Commerce and Cooper. For more information from these games and individual statistics, see the March 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers compete at Cooper tourney

Carson Collvins (7) slides safely into second baseCarson Collvins (7) slides safely into second base for the Mount Vernon Tigers. The baseball team went 2-1 during the Cooper tournament March 3-5. The Tigers defeated Commerce and Cooper,

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Lions drop two district games

The Saltillo High School Lions baseball team dropped two district games last week. They lost to both Sulphur Bluff and North Hopkins. See the March 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information from these games.

Softball team goes 4-2 at Prosper tournament

Jamie Seawright winds up to pitchJamie Seawright winds up to pitch for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team. The team won four games and lost two during the Prosper tournament Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5.

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