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Tigers finish district tied for second

Tyler Cooper flies toward the basketTyler Cooper flies toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Tigers varsity basketball team. The Tigers defeated Queen City in their final District 16-3A game. They came away with a 9-3 record

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Tiger, Lady Tiger seniors honored

Charity Berger, Daniel Pearce, Destin WeakleyThe Mount Vernon Tiger and Lady Tiger basketball teams honored their senior members during pre-game ceremonies on Tuesday, February 9. Charity Berger, Daniel Pearce and Destin Weakley were honored.

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Lions defeat Union Hill

Jonathan Van Holten appears to be suspended in the air as he makes a jump shotJonathan Van Holten appears to be suspended in the air as he makes a jump shot for the Lions. The Lions are tied for second place in district with Yantis after their 60-38 win over Union Hill.

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Tigers secure playoff berth

Destin Weakley flying in for a layupDestin Weakley was the top scorer for the Mount Vernon Tiger varsity basketball team against Hughes Springs with 18 points. The team has clinched a playoff berth and is headed to post season play,

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Lady Tigers tied for first place with Chapel Hill

My’Shaila Stanton powers to the basketMy’Shaila Stanton powers to the basket for the Lady Tigers. She garnered six points and nine rebounds against Chapel Hill. The Lady Tiger basketball team is now tied for first place in district, and post season play begins Monday.

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Lady Tigers claim Bi-District Title, headed to Area

Amber Nguyen flies in for a lay upAmber Nguyen flies in for a lay up for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team. The Ladies completely out-classed both of their opponents last week and earned the Bi-District Title.

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Lady Lions ranked seventh in state

Paula Boekhorst make a jump shotPaula Boekhorst led the Lady Lions with 19 points in their 46-9 victory over Union Hill on Friday, February 5. The Lady Lions are ranked seventh in the state and are first in District 24-A.

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State champion honored

Sienna Collins stands next to the poster that was created to honor her accomplishment as Cross Country State Champion.Sienna Collins stands next to the poster that was created to honor her accomplishment as Cross Country State Champion. The poster was presented during a Saltillo ISD homecoming event.

Alumni baseball game planned

New baseball head coach, Paul Tullis, is looking for any former Mount Vernon baseball players who would like to participate in an alumni baseball game. The game will be on the Mount Vernon baseball field

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