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Junior varsity Tigers defeat Rivercrest

The junior varsity Tiger basketball team defeated the Rivercrest Rebels 27-25 on Friday, January 31. For details from the game, see the February 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lion basket

Braden Ivy forces his way between two defenders for a basketBraden Ivy forces his way between two defenders for a basket for the Saltillo Lions. The team is anticipating an upcoming play off berth. See the February 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from the Lion’s most recent game.

Junior high ladies go undefeated

The Mount Vernon Junior High Lady Tiger basketball teams have been doing great things on the court this year. Both the seventh grade and eighth grade A teams have gone undefeated throughout the 2013-2014 season and both have 16-0 records.

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Eighth grade Tigers second at tourney

The eighth grade Tigers won second place in their home tournament. They fell in overtime to Pittsburg.. For details from the games, see the Feb. 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers retain undefeated status, look toward playoff match ups

Emily Floyd sails toward the basket for a lay upEmily Floyd sails toward the basket for a lay up for the Lady Tigers at Rivercrest on Friday, January 31. Floyd scored 15 points to help Mount Vernon retain their undefeated status.

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Freshman ladies claim two wins

The ninth grade Lady Tiger basketball team beat both Pittsburg and Chisum last week. For a listing of scoring by player, see the February 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers to honor seniors Friday

ost player Fetzen Talsma shoots for two against Chisum. The varsity Tiger basketball team will honor the graduating senior members prior to the start of their game against DeKalb on Friday, February 7 in Tiger Gym.

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Shooting for two

Austin Sewell launches the ball toward the goal Austin Sewell launches the ball toward the goal for the Tigers against the Rebels. He garnered 11 points during the game. See the Feb. 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for games deatils.

Mount Vernon JV Tigers defeat Cooper

Micah Sparks makes a jump shotMicah Sparks makes a jump shot for the junior varsity Tiger basketball. The team defeated the Cooper Bulldogs 49-42 on Tuesday, January 21. See the January 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual scoring from the game.