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Senior baseball players honored

Senior baseball players and their familiesSenior members of the Mount Vernon Tiger baseball team, Matthew Bench, Harley Narramore, and Austin Fuquay, were honored in ceremonies prior to the start of their final home game on Friday, April 22.

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Tennis team competes at Regionals

Marshall Sweeden and Ally Nguyen, Mount Vernon High School tennis team members, competed at the Regional tournament on Monday, April 18. Sweeden competed in the boys singles.

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Lady Tigers defeat Daingerfield, headed for post season

Kara Hollingsworth (7) hops across the ball to reach home plate for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.Kara Hollingsworth (7) hops across the ball to reach home plate for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers. Mount Vernon dispatched Daingerfield 10-0 and are headed for post season play. For details from the Daingerfield game, see the April 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Boys golf wins district

The Mount Vernon High School boys golf teamThe Mount Vernon High School boys golf team earned first place at the District meet at the Oak Grove Golf Course in New Boston earlier this month.

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Athletes advance to Regional track meet

A total of 12 Mount Vernon High School track athletes is advancing to the Regional meet set for Friday, April 29 at Whitehouse. Those finishing in the top four places at the Area meet on Friday, April 22 earned the right to continue.

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Softball players celebrated

Senior Softball players and their familiesSenior members of the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team were celebrated in ceremonies prior to the start of their final home game on Friday, April 22.

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Tigers blank Daingerfield, tied for fourth in district

Kevi Evans dives under the ball to successfully reach home plateKevi Evans dives under the ball to successfully reach home plate for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team. The group evened up their district record to 5-5 after defeating Daingerfield 12-0 on Friday, April 22.

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Saltillo runners advance

Five Saltillo High School track team members are advancing to the Regional meet set for April 29-30 at Tarleton State University. For details on how the athletes finished at the Area meet, see the April 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

State competitors

front row, left to right, Ana Gallegos, Lorena Castro, Mason McGill, Katy Perea, Catlin Shelby, second row, Jodie Tippit, Brianna Harvick, Brenda Castro, Madison Simmon, Rainie English; third row BreAnna Reynolds, Paula Boekhorst, Michael Simmons and Malori Hogue.The Saltillo FCCLA recently competed at the State meeting and won 12 gold and two silver awards.

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