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Tigers beat Mineola, New Boston

Tyler Cooper casually flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against MineolaTyler Cooper casually flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against Mineola on Tuesday, December 12.

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Alissa Hill, Rylee Keys named to Academic All-State team

Alissa Hill and Rylee KeysAlissa Hill and Rylee Keys have been named to the Academic All-State Volleyball Team for 2017.

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Tigers win Quitman tourney

Vencent Rockwell brings the ball down the court for the Tigers.Vencent Rockwell brings the ball down the court for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team was undefeated and claimed the Championship trophy at the Quitman tournament December 7-9.

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Saltillo tops CHESS

The Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions varsity basketball teams defeated CHESS on Tuesday, December 5. The Lions won 76-30 and the Lady Lions won 51-41. See the December 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring information.

Saltillo teams compete at tourneys

Both the Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams competed at tournaments November 30 to December 2. The Lady Lions were at the Winnsboro Hoopfest.

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JV girls win Edgewood tourney

Lauryn Dunlap prepares to shoot for the junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team.Lauryn Dunlap prepares to shoot for the junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team. The group won the Edgewood JV tournament on Saturday, December 9 with an undefeated 4-0 record.

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Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Kason PletcherKason Pletcher was named the District 7-3A-D1 Most Valuable Football Player for the 2017 season, and the staff at Mount Vernon was named Coaches of the Year.

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Lady Tigers 10-5 through pre-season

Zaylin Lee shoots for two for the Lady Tigers.Zaylin Lee shoots for two for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team finished their pre-season schedule with a 10-5 record and were ready to begin district competition this week.

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Tigers win Prairiland tournament

Kason Pletcher (3) and Josh Walters (20) team up to block an opponent’s shot during the Prairiland tournament.Kason Pletcher (3) and Josh Walters (20) team up to block an opponent’s shot during the Prairiland tournament.

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