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Lady Tigers 10-5 through pre-season

Zaylin Lee shoots for two for the Lady Tigers.Zaylin Lee shoots for two for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team finished their pre-season schedule with a 10-5 record and were ready to begin district competition this week.

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Tigers win Quitman tourney

Vencent Rockwell brings the ball down the court for the Tigers.Vencent Rockwell brings the ball down the court for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team was undefeated and claimed the Championship trophy at the Quitman tournament December 7-9.

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Ladies beat Mineola

Ty’Raven Linwood bowls over a Mineola player as she flies in for a lay up.Ty’Raven Linwood bowls over a Mineola player as she flies in for a lay up.  The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team is now 9-4 for the season after defeating Mineola and competing in the Royse City tournament last week.

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Saltillo teams compete at tourneys

Both the Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams competed at tournaments November 30 to December 2. The Lady Lions were at the Winnsboro Hoopfest.

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Saltillo ladies defeat Avery

The Saltillo Lady Lions varsity basketball team defeated Avery 37-23 on Tuesday, November 21. The junior varsity ladies won 28-6.

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Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Kason PletcherKason Pletcher was named the District 7-3A-D1 Most Valuable Football Player for the 2017 season, and the staff at Mount Vernon was named Coaches of the Year.

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Lady Tigers split games

Rylee Keys keeps the ball out of an opponents reach as she prepares to pass to a teammate.Rylee Keys keeps the ball out of an opponents reach as she prepares to pass to a teammate. She has been credited with five steals in games this week.

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Tigers win Prairiland tournament

Kason Pletcher (3) and Josh Walters (20) team up to block an opponent’s shot during the Prairiland tournament.Kason Pletcher (3) and Josh Walters (20) team up to block an opponent’s shot during the Prairiland tournament.

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Tigers finish season as Area finalists

Kevi Evans (3) hauls in a pass for a 32 yard touchdown during first quarter of the Area playoff game.Kevi Evans (3) hauls in a pass for a 32 yard touchdown during first quarter of the Area playoff game. The Mount Vernon Tigers football team finished the 2017 season as Area finalists after the Kemp Yellowjackets scored a touchdown in the final 18 seconds of the game to win 23-16 on Friday, November 24.

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