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Football practices start, season tickets available

The varsity Tigers football team began with blocking drills during the first day of football practicePractices for the 2017 Mount Vernon High School Tiger football teams began on Monday, August 7. A total of 120 players reported to earn a place on either the varsity, junior varsity or freshman teams.

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Lady Tiger teams play first scrimmages

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball teams participated in scrimmages on Friday, August 4 in Mount Pleasant. The games were each 40 minutes and scores were not kept.

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Football practice starts Monday

The Mount Vernon Tiger football teams will begin practices for their 2017 season on Monday, August 7. Players should report at 5:30 p.m. and practice will start at 6:00 pm.

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Football camp

A total of 70 students attended a football camp to work on skills for the upcoming football season.A total of 70 students attended a football camp to work on skills for the upcoming football season. Campers were from third grade through incoming freshman students.

Volleyball teams leap into action August 1

Two a day practices for the Lady Tiger volleyball players will begin on Tuesday, August 1 at 8 a.m. in the High School Gym.

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Lady Tigers jump into action

Lady Tiger Volleyball player Annie Coffey passes a ball during the first two-a-day session of the 2017 seasonLady Tiger Volleyball player Annie Coffey passes a ball during the first two-a-day session of the 2017 season on Tuesday, August 1.

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Football camp starts July 31

A free football camp for incoming third through ninth grade students will be July 31 through Aug. 2. The non-contact camp will be from 8 to 10 a.m. each day.

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Cross Country practice starts Monday

Cross country practices for students at Mount Vernon High School are set to begin at 7 a.m. Monday, August 7 at the track at Don Meredith Stadium.

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Teaching kids to soar is Cunningham’s passion

Jake Graf and Tory Cunningham at the State track meet.Tory Cunningham has been  spending his spare time teaching kids to soar. He built a pole vault training facility at his home in southern Franklin County.

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