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Lions fall to the Bears

Saltillo Lions varsity baseball team fell to Sulphur Bluff Friday afternoon 18-8. The visiting Bears broke open a close game with seven runs in the last two innings for the win.

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Junior high Lions are champions

The Saltillo junior high boys track team claimed the district championship on Thursday, April 7 at Union Hill. The girls were fourth place. See the April 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual accomplishments.

Eighth grade Lady Tigers are District Champions

The eighth grade Lady Tiger track teamThe eighth grade Lady Tiger track team garnered a total of 187 points at the Queen City on Monday, April 4 and claimed the district championship.

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Tiger teams second at Quitman

Devin Andrews was second in the discuss with a throw of 97’9” Devin Andrews was second in the discuss with a throw of 97’9” at the Quitman Invitational on Thursday, April 7. All three Mount Vernon High School track teams claimed second place

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Tigers lose to Daingerfield and Hughes Springs last week

Tiger catcher Brent Baird braces for a collission with an opponent.Tiger catcher Brent Baird braces for a collission with an opponent. He made the out at home plate. The Mount Vernon Tiger baseball team is 3-4 in District 16-3A competition

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Seventh grade Lady Tigers are District Champions

The seventh grade Lady Tiger track teamThe seventh grade Lady Tiger track team had 185 points for first place and the district championship at the Queen City on Monday, April 4.

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Whitfield hits grand slam home run against Linden-Kildare

Madison Whitfield stands beside the truck with the  broken windshielf that she hit with two different home runs.Madison Whitfield hit two home runs, one a grand slam, to help the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team defeat Linden Kildare 20-2 on Friday, April 9. Both of Whitfield’s home runs went

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JV takes down Queen City 5-2

The Mount Vernon junior varsity Tiger baseball team defeated Queen City 5-2 on Tuesday, April 5. Landon Wallace threw 65 pitches to 22 batters over six innings for the win.

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Tigers lose to Daingerfield and Hughes Springs last week

Bryce Crow releases a pitch from the mound.Bryce Crow releases a pitch from the mound. The Mount Vernon Tiger baseball team lost to both Daingerfield and Hughes Springs last week.

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