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Tennis team plays at Love tournament

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at their first tournament last week. It was the Love Tennis Tournament in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, February 12.

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Tigers split district games

Fetzen Talsma rises above the competition to shootFetzen Talsma rises above the competition to shoot for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team split their games last week with a victory over Hughes Springs and a loss to Daingerfield.

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Saltillo Boys Basketball Senior night

Arter, Dakota Carroll and Rhonda Arter, Amy Ivy,  Braden Ivy, Dexter Ivy, Carlos Marquez, Carlos Marquez, Maggy Marquez, Tonja Williams,  Ryon Williams, grandmother Pat Burns, Jeff Wilson, Hunter Wilson, Kim Wilson, James Stretcher, Kelly Stretcher and Paula, Santiago Jaime, Edward Jaime, Marie Jaime, Melinda Daniel,  Cade Daniel, Rusty Daniel, Tallie Boekhorst and  Marc Boekhorst.Saltillo senior boys with their parents are shown left to right: Justin Arter, Dakota Carroll and Rhonda Arter, Amy Ivy,  Braden Ivy, Dexter Ivy, Carlos Marquez, Carlos Marquez, Maggy Marquez, Tonja Williams,  Ryon Williams, grandmother Pat Burns, Jeff Wilson, Hunter Wilson, Kim Wilson, James Stretcher, Kelly Stretcher and Paula, Santiago Jaime, Edward Jaime, Marie Jaime, Melinda Daniel,  Cade Daniel, Rusty Daniel, Tallie Boekhorst and  Marc Boekhorst.

Lady Lions headed to play-offs

Haylee Clover leaps toward the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Haylee Clover leaps toward the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The Lady Lions claimed the championship for District 24-1A with a 12-0 record.

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Four Lady Tigers honored during basketball senior night ceremonies

Seniors Kierra Morris, Sissy Rogers, Jordan Rios, and Jordanne Donica, members of the Lady Tiger basketball teamSeniors Kierra Morris, Sissy Rogers, Jordan Rios, and Jordanne Donica, members of the Lady Tiger basketball team, were honored during Senior Night Ceremonies on Tuesday, February 3 in Tiger Gym.

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Lions play tie-breaker game

Eddie Jaime powers forward for a shot beneath the basket for the Saltillo Lions.Eddie Jaime powers forward for a shot beneath the basket for the Saltillo Lions.The team will play a tie-breaker game for first place district honors against Avinger at Hooks High School on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.

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Saltillo Girls Basketball Senior night

Saltillo senior girls with their parents are shownSaltillo senior girls with their parents are shown left to right: Regan Hicks and mom Kim Newsome, Virgil Wade, Hannah Wade and Kathy Wade, Annette Johnson and Mackenzie Johnson, and Lalo Gamez, Clarissa Gamez and Chely Gamez.

Lady Tigers are Bi-District Champs

My’Shaila Stanton dribbles around a DeKalb defender as she heads for the basket.My’Shaila Stanton dribbles around a DeKalb defender as she heads for the basket. She scored 17 points this week. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team defeated the DeKalb Lady Bears 42-21 on Monday, Feb. 16 in the Bi-District playoff round at Paris High School.

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Tigers down Red Devils

Bailey Floyd (41) shoots for the Tigers.Bailey Floyd (41) shoots for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team defeated the Chapel Hill Devils in a nail-biter on Tuesday, February 3.

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