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JV Tigers beat Linden Kildare

Trey Wickware rises about the crowd to shoot  for the junior varsity Tiger basketball team.Trey Wickware rises about the crowd to shoot  for the junior varsity Tiger basketball team. The team beat Linden-Kildare 40-24. See the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald, for individual scoring stats.

JV ladies beat Hughes Springs

Sydni Steen shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Sydni Steen shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The beat beat Hughes Springs 36-13 last week. See the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring information.

Lady Tigers cruising through district

Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers.Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team cruised to double digit victories over both Linden Kildare and Paul Pewitt

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Saltillo ladies trounce Bloomburg

Ana Gallegos shoots for two for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Ana Gallegos shoots for two for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The ladies beat the Lady Wildcats 68-44.The team is now ranked ninth in the State.

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Tigers in three-way tie for second at season mid-point

Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game.Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game. He scored 16 points against Queen City for the varsity Tiger basketball team. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team defeated Hughes Springs at home,

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Tigers add two more victories to their quiver

A Linden Kildare defender does not distract Tyler Cooper’s concentration as he sails for the basket.A Linden Kildare defender does not distract Tyler Cooper’s concentration as he sails for the basket. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team added two more victories to their quiver after defeating both Linden Kildare and Paul Pewitt in district matches this week.

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Lady Tigers head down the stretch firmly second in district

Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot.Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot. She accumulated 15 points for the purple Lady Tigers this week against district opponents. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers defeated both Hughes Springs and Queen City last week.

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Saltillo blows Bloomburg off the court

Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions.Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions. The varsity boys blew the Wildcats off the court with a 67-15 victory. For details from the game, see the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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Tigers first, Lions second at Saltillo JV tournament

Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball teamThe Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball team defeated the Saltillo JV team in overtime to claim the Saltillo tournament championship on Saturday, January 24.

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