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Volleyball seniors honored

Lady Tiger seniors Savannah Wagner, Madison Whitfiled, Maya Monroe, and Marisa Alexander and their families were honored in ceremonies prior to the game against Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 25.Lady Tiger seniors Savannah Wagner, Madison Whitfiled, Maya Monroe, and Marisa Alexander and their families were honored in ceremonies prior to the game against Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 25. For more about these participants, see the November 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Freshmen beat Farmersville

The Mount Vernon Tiger freshman A football team defeated the Farmersville Farmers 12-0 on Thursday, October 27.

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Eighth grade ladies claim district co-championship

The eighth grade A Lady Tiger volleyball team claimed the district co-championship by defeating Prairiland on Monday, October 24.

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Saltillo Lions are regional champions

Saltillo cross country team The Saltillo boys cross country team claimed first place at the regional meet on Saturday, October 29 at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie.

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JV retains perfect 5-0 district record

The Mount Vernon junior varsity football team blanked Quitman 48-0 on the Bulldogs’s home field. This victory brings the young Tigers to a 5-0 district record and 8-1 overall.

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Tigers poised for play-offs

Kevi Evans leaps over the pylon to score a touchdown for the Mount Vernon Tigers.Kevi Evans leaps over the pylon to score a touchdown for the Mount Vernon Tigers. The Tiger football team is poised to advance to post season play for the first time since 2005.

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Saltillo teams headed to regional meet

Both the varsity boys and girls cross country teams from Saltillo are headed to the regional meet on Saturday, October 29 at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie.

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Lady Tigers are district champions

Heather Brown goes low to return a serve during the last district game against Chapel Hill.Heather Brown goes low to return a serve during the last district game against Chapel Hill.

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Lady Tigers advancing to regional cross country

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity cross country team has earned the right to advance to the regional meet after placing third at the district meet on Wednesday, October 19.

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