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Freshmen stomp Prairiland

Shalynn Sumrow drives toward the basket Shalynn Sumrow drives toward the basket during the junior varsity Lady Tiger’s game against Rivercrest on Tuesday, January 7. The JV fell to the Lady Rebels, but the freshman team beat Prairiland 39-1. See information on individual scoring in the January 16 editon of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV boys win basketball games

Hylke Talsma attempts a jump shotHylke Talsma attempts a jump shot for the  junior varisty team against Rivercrest. The team beat Prairilan 48-34 and Rivercrest 32-28. For more information, see the Jan. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers 5-0 in district 8-2A competition

Emily Floyd sails through the air toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd sails through the air toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. She led Mount Vernon with 20 points against Chisum. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team won their first game of the new year against Paris Chisum on Friday, January 3 with a 42-38 score.

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Tigers fall to Patriots

Austin Sewell goes up for a lay upAustin Sewell goes up for a lay up for the varsity Tiger basketball team against Prairiland. The Tigers came close to matching the Patriot’s score, but ran out of time. See details from their games in the Jan. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers fall to Red Devils

Kris Ables leaps off the basketball court to make a lay upKris Ables leaps off the basketball court to make a lay up for the Tigers against Cooper. The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team lost to the Chapel Hill Red Devils 48-65 on Friday, December 20. For details from the game, see the Jan. 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.


Lady Tigers in top spot for 15-2A at mid-point of 2013-14 season

Star Smith forces her way between two Prairiland defenders as she moves in for a lay up for the Lady Tigers.Star Smith forces her way between two Prairiland defenders as she moves in for a lay up for the Lady Tigers. She scored eight points and had two rebounds, four assists, and two steals against the Lady Patriots.

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Lady Tigers hold 4-0 district record

Sissy Rogers makes a drive toward the goalSissy Rogers makes a drive toward the goal to make a shot for the Lady Tigers basketball team. The team iwon their game against Chapel Hill on Friday, December 20 with a 50-47 score.

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Tigers score high, but outpaced by Rabbits

Destin Weakley launches the ball toward the goalDestin Weakley launches the ball toward the goal for the Tiger basketball team. Despite scoring the most points in a single game so far this year, the Tigers fell short against the Atlanta Rabbits

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Lady Tigers keep moving forward with another win

Sarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot at the goalSarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot for the Lady Tigers against Cooper. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team continues in the right direction with another district win on Tuesday, December 17 against Cooper.

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