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Catching some air

Noah Craver flies through the air for a second place finish in the long jumpNoah Craver flies through the air for a second place finish in the long jump with a leap of 19’5”. He was also third in the 100 meter dash with an 11.84 time.

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Tiger ball team 3-0 in District 16-3A play

An umpire watches closely as Blake Banister slides safely into third base and evades a tag by a Chapel Hill Player An umpire watches closely as Blake Banister slides safely into third base and evades a tag by a Chapel Hill Player on Tuesday, March, 24. On the next play, Banister was able to beat the throw and reach home plate for the only score of the game.

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Tiger track teams compete at Van

Members of the Tigers and Lady Tigers track teams completed at the Al Rholes Relays in Van on Thursday, March 19.

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Junior high boys compete at Rains

The seventh and eighth grade boys track teams competed at Rains on Monday, March 23. The eighth grade team claimed second place and the seventh grade team was third. See the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing individual places and statistics.

Saltillo fifth at relays

The Saltillo boys track team competed at the Mo Parker Relays at Hooks High School on Thursday, March 19 and finished fifth out of 10 teams.

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Junior high girls win Pewitt meet

Both the seventh and eighth grade track teams claimed first place out of 10 teams at the Pewitt track meet on Monday, March 16. See the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing individual places and statistics

Academic All-District announced

Members of the Academic All-District boys basketball team were announced recently. To make the academic all-district team a student must maintain a 90 average throughout the season.

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Lions have rough start to season

The Saltillo Lions baseball team has had a rough start to their season. For information about their first three games of the season, see the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers 4-0 in district play

Madison Whitfield tags second base and looks to Coach Dana Bohlken for a signal to stay or advance to third base.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team now has a 4-0 record in District 16-3A competition after blanking both Linden-Kildare and Paul Pewitt this week.

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