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Cooper selected for Texas Roundup

Tyler Cooper, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, has been invited to participate in the 18th Texas Roundup All-Star basketball game March 17 in Maypearl, Texas.

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Saltillo Lions finish season as Regional Semifinalists

The Saltillo Lions basketball team finished their 2017-18 season as Regional Semifinalists. The Lions advanced after defeating Yantis 54-44 in the Regional Quarterfinals game Tuesday, February 27.

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Tigers are Regional Champions, headed to State tournament

Mount Vernon Tigers basketball teamState Bound! The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team edged out the Edgewood Bulldogs to claim the Regional Championship Saturday, March 3, and earned the right to advance to the State tournament.

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Floyd follows father’s lead

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball Coach Brad Floyd and his team won the 2018 State Championship 60 years after his father’s team won State in girls basketball for Cooper.

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Lions advance to Regional Quarterfinals

Trevor Moore shoots for twoTrevor Moore shoots for two for the Saltillo Lions basketball team. They defeated Ector 57-50 to claim the Area title. For more information from the game, see the March 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers take two in double header

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team claimed twin victories in a double header against Paul Pewitt, 8-0 and 6-3, on Monday, February 26.

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Softball team competes at Sulphur Springs tournament

Finding a small window between rain events, the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team played at the Sulphur Springs tournament and went 2-2.

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All-State and All-District honors announced

Sophomore Ty’Raven LinwoodSophomore Ty’Raven Linwood was selected by the media as the Most Valuable Player in the 3A State Championship basketball game.

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Lady Lions collect District honors

Members of the Saltillo Lady Lions basketball team collected District 23-A honors at the conclusion of their season.

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