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JV third place at tournament

Sydni Steen brings the ball down the court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team.Sydni Steen brings the ball down the court for the junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team. The group claimed third place in their division at the Belt Buster tournament last weekend. See the November 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of games and individual scores.

Freshmen easily defeat Avery

Cade Hyman drives in for a lay up for the freshmen Tiger team.Cade Hyman drives in for a lay up for the freshmen Tiger team.The freshman team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in their 29-10 win over the Avery Bulldogs. See the Nov. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring statistics from the game.

Eighth grade ladies win home tournament

The eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball team won first place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14.The eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball team won first place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14. The team started the tournament with a 31-15 victory over Pittsburg.

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Brownsboro wins Belt Buster tourney, Mount Vernon claims third place

Alissa Hill led the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers with 88 points during the five games of the Belt Buster Tournament.Alissa Hill led the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers with 88 points during the five games of the Belt Buster Tournament. Brownsboro claimed first place in the Third Annual Mount Vernon Belt Buster Round Up basketball tournament November 19-21.

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Tigers take to the court for 2015-16 season

Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. The high school Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teams took the court for the first time this season on Friday, November 13

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Tigers start season with nail-biting victory over Avery

Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Tyler Cooper squeezes between two Avery players to lay the ball up for a varsity Tiger basket. Mount Vernon defeated the Bulldogs 40-38 in a nail-biter in Tiger Gym on Friday, November 20. For details from the game, see the Nov. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Varsity Lady Tigers defeat Lindale, Gilmer

My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers.My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers. The varsity basketball team defeated both Lindale and Gilmer this week.The beat Lindale 44-35 and Gilmer 53-39. For individual scoring, see the November 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Seventh grade ladies second at tourney

seventh grade Lady Tigers basketball teamThe seventh grade Lady Tigers basketball team finished in second place at their home tournament on Saturday, November 14. The team fell to Gilmer in the first round of the tournament 32-35.

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Belt Buster Roundup tournament this week

The third annual Belt Buster Roundup girls basketball tournament will be played in the Mount Vernon ISD gymnasiums November 19-21. This year’s format will be for high school teams.

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