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Tigers are champions of Spring Hill Holiday Tournament

Josh Walters shoots for the Tigers.Josh Walters shoots for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team won the championship at the Spring Hill Holiday tournament last week.

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Saltillo falls to Campbell

Madison Simmons attempts a jump shot for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Madison Simmons attempts a jump shot for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The Lady Lions lost in overtime to the Campbell Lady Indians 37-43.

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Three records set

Christian ChamnessChristian Chamness won first place in the 242 pound high school division at the NASA Holiday Classic in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, December 16.

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Dribbling the ball

Kalie Dunavant dribbles the ball down the court for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.Kalie Dunavant dribbles the ball down the court for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.

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Lady Tigers snag victories to start district

Alexsys Hill shoots for two for the Lady TigersAlexsys Hill shoots for two for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team dominated Chisum and Como-Pickton last week to begin District 13-3A competition with a pair of victories.

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Tigers win first district game

Brandon Aguilar releases the ball from the three-point line at a recent game.Brandon Aguilar releases the ball from the three-point line at a recent game.

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Tigers beat Mineola, New Boston

Tyler Cooper casually flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against MineolaTyler Cooper casually flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against Mineola on Tuesday, December 12.

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Saltillo beats North Hopkins

The Saltillo Lions basketball team defeated North Hopkins 42-37 in overtime on Friday, December 15. The Lady Lions won 29-25, and the junior varsity boys won 43-40. For individual scoring information, see the December 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Alissa Hill, Rylee Keys named to Academic All-State team

Alissa Hill and Rylee KeysAlissa Hill and Rylee Keys have been named to the Academic All-State Volleyball Team for 2017.

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