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Lady Tigers advance to Area playoffs

Kierra Morris puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers.Kierra Morris puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers. Her double in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in the winning run against DeKalb. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team won an emotionally charged Bi-district playoff game 4-3 against DeKalb on Friday, May 1.

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Tigers finish district in second place

Kevi Evans approaches home plate with a full head of steam.Kevi Evans approaches home plate with a full head of steam. He was able to skirt around Queen City’s catcher and slide into home head first. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team finished in second place  with a 9-3 record in District 16-3A behind Hughes Springs.

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Tigers to honor seniors Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team will honor their senior members during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, May 1. The Tigers will celebrate their four senior members,

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Five Lions advance to Regional track meet

Two male and three female athletes from Saltillo High School have earned the right to advance to the Regional meet on May 1 and 2 at Tarleton State University.

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Lady Tigers to face second place tie-breaker

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team lost to Daingerfield 7-3 in an extra inning on Monday, April 27. The loss threw the Lady Tigers into a tie for second place in District 16-3A with Queen City.

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Lady Tiger track advance to Region

left to right, front row, Abigail Hughes, Rylee Keys, back row, Kierra Morris, Holly Hemmingsen, and Britany GefftersFive Lady Tiger track team members have earned the right to advance to the Regional meet.

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All four junior high track teams sweep district meet

All four boys and girls, seventh and eighth grade track teams swept the district meet last week. The seventh grade girls accumulated 212 points while second place Queen City finished with 96 points.

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Tiger track advance to Region

left to right, front row, Kevi Evans, Destin Weakley, Patrick Hoffman, back row, Zach Auringer, and Austin Decker.Five Tiger track team members have earned the right to advance to the Regional meet. Those advancing are,

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Varsity boys track

Zach Auringer finished in fourth place in the 800 meter dash for the Tigers.Zach Auringer finished in fourth place in the 800 meter dash for the Tigers. Several members of the team qualified to advance to the Area competition. See the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual results.