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Lady Tigers tied for first place in district

McKenna Medders blocks a spike by a Queen City player.McKenna Medders blocks a spike by a Queen City player. The Lady Tigers are tied for first place with the Queen City Lady Bulldogs in District 16-3A competition at the mid-point of the season.

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Tiger football to start district play Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers football team will start their 2014 District 7-3A D1 competition at home on Friday, October 10. All six of the district teams had open dates last week.

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Junior high Lady Tigers score district victories

The Mount Vernon Junior High Lady Tigers volleyball teams won three out of their four games against Daingerfield on Monday, September 22 in Tiger Gym. See the October 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for scores from the games and individual statistics.

Junior varsity teams hosts for Pittsburg

The junior varsity White and Purple football teams were hosts for Pittsburg on Thursday, Sept. 25. The JV White team beat the Pirates 14-6. The JV Purple team lost 14-0 to Pittsburg.

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Over the block

Savannah Wagner spikes the ball over an attempted block by two Daingerfield playersSavannah Wagner spikes the ball over an attempted block by two Daingerfield players at a recent game as the Mount Vernon Tiger on the gym wall appears to growl its approval.

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And they’re off

Mount Vernon’s varsity girls cross country teamMount Vernon’s varsity girls team makes strides after the starting shot. The team was seventh out of 16 teams at the meet. See the October 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of places and times for each team member.

Carroll claims ninth at Mount Pleasant meet

Dakota Carroll, running for the Salltillo varsity boys cross country team, claimed ninth placeDakota Carroll, running for the Salltillo varsity boys cross country team, claimed ninth place out of 149 runners at the Mount Pleasant High School meet on Saturday, September 27.

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Race to the finish

Zachary Hedges, front, and Fetzen Talsma, right, race with a competitor to the finish line at the Mount Pleasant Cross Country MeetZachary Hedges, front, and Fetzen Talsma, right, race with a competitor to the finish line at the Mount Pleasant Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 27.

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Lady Tigers split games

Emma Strickland sends a jump serve across the net for the Lady Tigers in a recent game.Emma Strickland sends a jump serve across the net for the Lady Tigers in a recent game. She is the libero, a defensive specialist, for the team and scored 14 points on serves last week.

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