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State champion honored

Sienna Collins stands next to the poster that was created to honor her accomplishment as Cross Country State Champion.Sienna Collins stands next to the poster that was created to honor her accomplishment as Cross Country State Champion. The poster was presented during a Saltillo ISD homecoming event.

Lions defeat Union Hill

Jonathan Van Holten appears to be suspended in the air as he makes a jump shotJonathan Van Holten appears to be suspended in the air as he makes a jump shot for the Lions. The Lions are tied for second place in district with Yantis after their 60-38 win over Union Hill.

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Tigers defeat Chapel Hill by 27

Bailey Floyd shoots for twoBailey Floyd shoots for two for the Mount Vernon Tiger varsity basketball team. The tigers claimed a decisive 59-32 victory of the Chapel Hill Devils.

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Lady Tigers tied for first place with Chapel Hill

My’Shaila Stanton powers to the basketMy’Shaila Stanton powers to the basket for the Lady Tigers. She garnered six points and nine rebounds against Chapel Hill. The Lady Tiger basketball team is now tied for first place in district, and post season play begins Monday.

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Power lifters compete, Cheves takes first place

The Mount Vernon High School powerlifting team recently competed in two meets. Tyler Cheves, lifting in the 198 weight class, garnered a first place finish at the Lone Oak meet.

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Lady Lions ranked seventh in state

Paula Boekhorst make a jump shotPaula Boekhorst led the Lady Lions with 19 points in their 46-9 victory over Union Hill on Friday, February 5. The Lady Lions are ranked seventh in the state and are first in District 24-A.

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Lady Tigers persevere over Pewitt, trounce Linden-Kildare

Amber Nguyen brings the ball down the courtAmber Nguyen brings the ball down the court for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team against Paul Pewitt. The Lady Tigers basketball team suffered from some “new gym jitters”

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Alumni baseball game planned

New baseball head coach, Paul Tullis, is looking for any former Mount Vernon baseball players who would like to participate in an alumni baseball game. The game will be on the Mount Vernon baseball field

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Tigers corral the Brahmas for first victory in new home

Senior Daniel Pearce flies in for a lay upSenior Daniel Pearce flies in for a lay up against Paul Pewitt for the Mount Vernon Tigers varsity basketball team. They defeated the Paul Pewitt Brahmas in their first game in the new Tiger Gym

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