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Tigers second at Redwater tourney

The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team jumped into action this week with a second place finish in the Redwater tournament December 6-8.

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Lady Tigers named to Academic All-State team

Top row, Heather Brown, Annie Coffey, Madisen Hatch, Second row, Riley Hughes, Sam Lowry, Harlie RobertsonSix Lady Tiger volleyball team members were named to the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State team.

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Lady Tigers defeat Mineola, split Royce City tourney games

Sam Lowry drives toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Sam Lowry drives toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. She scored 43 points, incuding 12 three-pointers, for Mount Vernon at the Royse City tournament last weekend.

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Arnold named District Co-Defensive Player of Year

Daniel Arnold, Max Rutledge, Trey HoneaDaniel Arnold was named as the Co-Defensive Lineman of the Year for District 7-3A-D1 for the 2018 season.

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Tigers finish 2018 season as Regional finalists

Dalton Decker (12) hauls in a pass from Kason Pletcher near the 30 yard line of the Rabbits.Dalton Decker (12) hauls in a pass from Kason Pletcher near the 30 yard line of the Rabbits. He carried the ball into the end zone for a 42 yard touchdown for the Tigers.

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Lady Tigers drop two games

Peyton Steen (23) dribbles around an opponent for the Lady Tigers.Peyton Steen (23) dribbles around an opponent for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team lost to both Rowlett and Rains teams on the road during play last week.

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Protecting the ball

Nathan  Smith (40) protects the ball as he rushes through a large hole in the offensive line created by Jon Gekiere (30), Gunner Fielden (62), and Kennedy James (53).Nathan  Smith (40) protects the ball as he rushes through a large hole in the offensive line created by Jon Gekiere (30), Gunner Fielden (62), and Kennedy James (53).

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Lady Tiger JV defeats Mineola

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Junior Varsity basketball team defeated the Mineola Yellowjackets 20-15, and went 1-1 at the Royse City tournament last week. For individual scoring, see the December 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers defeat Canton, fall to Naamen Forest

Annie Coffey shoots a three-pointer for the Lady Tigers.Annie Coffey shoots a three-pointer for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team split two home games last week before the Thanksgiving break.

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