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Summer conditioning

Quence McGill jumps atop a box as Coach Brad Willard holds the padding.Quence McGill jumps atop a box as Coach Brad Willard holds the padding.

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Tiger football practice starts August 3

With the UIL’s ruling last week that 3A football teams could proceed with their original start date of Aug. 3, Mount Vernon Tigers players and coaches are ready to take the field to prepare for the 2020 season.

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Weight training

Maddox Males, at right, and Clayton Cooper, work on the Jammer Machine during summer conditioning trainingMaddox Males, at right, and Clayton Cooper, work on the Jammer Machine during summer conditioning training at the Mount Vernon ISD Field House.

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Summer conditioning

Heather Grey runs sprints while carrying a backpack filled with sand.Heather Grey runs sprints while carrying a backpack filled with sand. Mount Vernon ISD athletic participants continue with their summer conditioning workouts in the hopes they will be able to start the seasons as normal.

Volleyball conditioning

Jadyn McCarthy and Mia Breeden, both incoming eighth graders at Mount Vernon Middle School pass a volleyball during summer conditioningJadyn McCarthy and Mia Breeden, both incoming eighth graders at Mount Vernon Middle School pass a volleyball during summer conditioning at Mount Vernon ISD.

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Holloman signs to play basketball for Hill College

Day Day Holloman, center, signs a letter of intent to play basketball  with Hill College. She was joined by family members during the event.Day Day Holloman, a 2020 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, signed a letter of commitment to play basketball at Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas starting in the Fall of 2020.

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Summer conditioning

Mount Vernon ISD custodian Billy Fountain sanitizes weight room equipment between groupsMount Vernon ISD custodian Billy Fountain sanitizes weight room equipment between groups as Coach Art Briles observes. Summer conditioning workouts began at the school on Monday, June 8.

Spiking the ball

Summer Rogers spikes the ball during a summer-time workout for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.Summer Rogers spikes the ball during a summer-time workout for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.

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Summer conditioning starts Monday for student athletes

Summer strength and conditioning work outs for Mount Vernon ISD student athletes will begin Monday, June 8.

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