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JV White volleyball team wins second at tourney

The JV White volleyball team claimed second place at the Quitman tournament last weekend and defeated Mount Pleasant in pre-season competition. For individual scoring totals and game scores, see the August 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Madison Whitfield lunges to return a serve for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team.Madison Whitfield lunges to return a serve for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team. It took the Lady Tigers the full five sets to defeat Mount Pleasant 3-2 on Tuesday, August 16. For details from this games, as well as individual statistics, see the August 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers start 2016 season with win, tourney championship

Madisen Hatch tips the ball toward the netMadisen Hatch tips the ball toward the net for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team against New Boston. The Lady Tigers won their first game in the new Tiger Gym defeating New Boston 3-1 on Tuesday, August 9.

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Tigers travel to Caddo Mills to face the Foxes

John Haller bursts through the line to move the ball for the Tigers against the Edgewood Bulldogs.The varsity Mount Vernon Tiger football team will travel to Caddo Mills on Friday, August 26 to take on the Foxes.

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Tigers to scrimmage at Edgewood Friday

Taylor Ibarra attempts to make a one-handed catch for the varsity Tiger football team during a scrimmage against Canton.Taylor Ibarra attempts to make a one-handed catch for the varsity Tiger football team during a scrimmage against Canton.

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Three gates, one ticket booth at Don Meredith Stadium

With the completion of the new Tiger gym and fieldhouse, access to Don Meredith Stadium during games has changed.

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Lady Tigers jump into action

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Volleyball Coach Joe Thomas watches as Savannah Wagner participates in a passing drill. Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Volleyball Coach Joe Thomas watches as Savannah Wagner participates in a passing drill. The athletes jumped into action this week, with 26 players reporting for the first two-a-day practices on Monday, August 1. For more about the teams, see the August 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV volleyball teams split games with New Boston

The JV White volleyball team defeated New Boston, but the JV Purple volleyball team lost. Both teams also competed in the Mount Pleasant Tournament, August 11 and 13.

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Meeks is top East Texas coach on sidelines

Dickey MeeksThe Tiger football teams will be led again this year by Athletic Director Dickey Meeks, who is now the winningest coach still pacing the sidelines in East Texas.

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