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Eighth grade Lady Tigers claim second at Belt Buster tourney

eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball teamThe eighth grade Lady Tigers basketball team  took second place in their division of the Belt Buster tournament November 20-22. They faced a much taller Texas Middle School team from Texarkana in the Championship Round and lost 53-39.

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Lions beat North Hopkins

The Saltillo Lions boys basketball team split their games with a win over North Hopkins and a loss to Chapel Hill to start their 2014 season. For information from these games, see the November 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Gilmer wins Belt Buster tournament, Mount Vernon claims runner up spot

Varsity Lady Tigers basketball teamGilmer claimed first place in the Second Annual Mount Vernon Belt Buster Round Up basketball tournament November 20-22. The Lady Tigers were runner ups in the varsity division.

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Freshman team second at Belt Buster tournament

freshman Lady Tigers basketball teamThe freshman Lady Tigers basketball team claimed second place in their division at the Belt Buster tournament, and the junior varsity Lady Tigers received the Consolation Award.

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Tigers split games to start 2014 season

Fetzen Talsma drives in for a lay up for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers boys basketball team split their games with a win over Avery and a loss to Quitman to start their 2014 season.

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Junior varsity gets consolation at Belt Buster tournament

Junior Varsity Lady Tigers basketball teamThe junior varsity team started the tournament with a 41-25 loss to Pittsburg, which put them in the Consolation bracket. They went on to defeat Mount Pleasant 38-28 and then Chapel Hill 24-18 to claim the Consolation Award.

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Tigers announce varsity team

The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teams began competition this week for their 2014-2015 season. There are four returning lettermen on the squad. For a listing of team members, see the November 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Saltillo ladies second in home tourney

Saltillo Lady Lions basketball teamThe Saltillo Lady Lions finished in second place behind Winnsboro in their home tournament played November 20-22. Winnsboro won the Gold Bracket Championship game 27-20 over Saltillo.

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Junior varsity ladies win

Ja’myra Fountain drives in for a lay up for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Ja’myra Fountain drives in for a lay up for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. She scored six points against Cooper. The junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team started their 2014 season with wins over both Clarksville and Cooper last week.

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