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Tournament cancelled due to weather

Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game.Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game. The Tigers faced Roxton prior to the Prairiland Tournament scheduled for December 5-7 was cancelled due to inclement weather. For details from the game, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers split games before tournament called

Emily Floyd attempts a jump shot for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd attempts a jump shot for the Lady Tigers. The team faced Paris in games last week and played two games in the Winnsboro Hoopfest before the touranment was cancelled because of inclement weather. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers take two before holiday

Grant Lowry makes a jump shot for the Tigers.Grant Lowry makes a jump shot for the Tigers. The team took two games prior to the Thanksgiving holiday with wins against Union Grove and Grand Saline.

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Freshmen Lady Tigers top Mount Pleasant

Julia Minter works her way around a defender to make a goal for the freshman Lady Tigers.Julia Minter works her way around a defender to make a goal for the freshman Lady Tigers. The freshman Lady Tiger basketball team beat Mount Pleasant 23-13 in games on Tuesday, November 26 prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, see the Dec. 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon Freshman Tigers beat Avery

Kasey Cannaday reaches around an Avery defender to make a goalKasey Cannaday reaches around an Avery defender to make a goal for the freshman Tiger basketball team. The Tigers won the game 32-22. Cannaday led the team with 14 points. For more information, see the Nov. 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior Varsity Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Charity Berger dribbles the basketball down court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Charity Berger dribbles the basketball down court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The junior varsity squad won 34-29 over Mount Pleasant in games on Tuesday, November 26 prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, see the Dec. 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Going for the goal

My’Shaila Stanton stretches to make a basket for the Lady TigersMy’Shaila Stanton stretches to make a basket for the Lady Tigers in their game against Van at the Belt Buster Tournament last week. The ladies beat Van 45-35. For details from the tournament, see the Nov. 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers win games before holiday

Emma Strickland comes off the court to attempt a jump shot for the Lady Tigers.Emma Strickland comes off the court to attempt a jump shot for the Lady Tigers. She scored three points for the ladies in games prior to the holiday.

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Mount Vernon freshman LadyTiger basketball team take second place

Members of the Mount Vernon freshman LadyTiger basketball teamMembers of the Mount Vernon freshman Lady Tiger basketball team display their second place medals after Belt Buster Tournament last week. The team beat Avery and Pittsburg and lost to Mount Pleasant at the event. For more information, see the November 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.