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Tiger seniors recognized

Those honored were Bryson Porter, Mason Lowery, Brandon Aguilar, Tyler Cooper, TyRese Linwood, Layton Wright, and Trey Wickware.The Tiger basketball team honored seven senior members during pregame ceremonies on Tuesday, February 13.

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Power lifters second at Maud

Mount Vernon High School power lifting teamThe Mount Vernon High School power lifting team claimed second place in the Maud meet Saturday, February 17 with a total of 24 points.

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Tigers defeat Chisum

Mason Lowery brings the ball up the courtMason Lowery brings the ball up the court for the Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team. The Tigers defeated Chisum 62-38 Friday, February 9 to better their District 13-3A record to 11-0.

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Splitting the competition

Rylee Keys splits two Lady Wildcats for a lay up against Winona.Rylee Keys splits two Lady Wildcats for a lay up against Winona. Mount Vernon claimed the Area title 73-46.

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Lady Tigers are Bi-district champs

Lady Tiger Alissa Hill (30) shoots for 2.It was a fierce battle under the net at both ends of the court, but the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team fought hard to beat the Redwater Lady Dragons 64-29 Monday, February 12 in Mount Pleasant to claim the Bi-district Title.

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Tigers undefeated district champions

TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers.TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers. He scored six points against Como Pickton to help Mount Vernon win 61-27 and remain undefeated District 13-3A champions.

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Lay up

Matt Gurley flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions.Matt Gurley flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions. He scored 18 points last wee against Fannindel and Miller Grove. For more game information, see the Feb.8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Team lifts at Winnsboro

Members of the Mount Vernon High School power lifting team placed sixth out of 16 teams at a meet in Winnsboro on Thursday, February 8.

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Lady Tigers secure second in district, sets sights on Bi-district

Ty’Raven Linwood rises above the crowd to make a jump shot for the Lady Tigers against Chapel Hill.Ty’Raven Linwood rises above the crowd to make a jump shot for the Lady Tigers against Chapel Hill.

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