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Tigers top Rivercrest

Trey Wickware flies in for a lay up for the varsity Tigers at Daingerfield.Trey Wickware flies in for a lay up for the varsity Tigers at Daingerfield. The Mount Vernon Tigers varsity basketball team defeated Rivercrest in a non-district game and lost to Daingerfield last week.

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Lady Tigers down Daingerfield

Senior Charity Berger shoots for two for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.Senior Charity Berger shoots for two for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers. With a score of 78-37, the Lady Tigers basketball team easily defeated the Daingerfield Friday, January 15.

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Tigers dominate Pewitt

Kason Pletcher flies in for a lay up for the varsity team.Kason Pletcher flies in for a lay up for the varsity team.  The Mount Vernon Tigers varsity basketball team dominated Paul Pewitt with a 57-30 score on Tuesday, January 5 in Omaha.

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Freshmen defeat Chapel Hill

Landon Wallace shoots over the head of an opponent.Landon Wallace shoots over the head of an opponent. The freshmen Tigers defeated Chapel Hill 45-37 in overtime. See the January 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring information.

Lady Tigers split district games

Jakayda Fountain attempts a shot over a Chapel Hill playerJakayda Fountain attempts a shot over a Chapel Hill player for the Mount Vernon High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team. The team  easily defeated Paul Pewitt, but lost in

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JV Lady Tigers defeat Pewitt

Alana Netro attempts a basket for the JV Lady Tigers.Alana Netro attempts a basket for the JV Lady Tigers. The JV team beat Paul Pewitt 30-9, but fell under the wheels of Chapel Hill. For individual scoring information from these games, see the January 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers best Linden-Kildare, second in home tournament

Ty’Rese Linwood, center, sends the ball toward the basket over a Linden-Kildare player’s attempt at a block.Ty’Rese Linwood, center, sends the ball toward the basket over a Linden-Kildare player’s attempt at a block. Both the varsity and junior varsity Tigers routed the blue Tigers from Linden-Kildare

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Eighth grade boys win tournament

Mount Vernon’s eighth grade boys basketball teamMount Vernon’s eighth grade boys basketball team claimed the championship at their home tournament on Saturday, January 9. The Tigers defeated Pittsburg, Winnsboro and Rivercrest enroute to the championship. For game details, see the January 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers dominate Linden-Kildare

A Linden-Kildare player attempts to cut off Zaylin Lee (22) during a lay up attempt for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.A Linden-Kildare player attempts to cut off Zaylin Lee (22) during a lay up attempt for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers. Lee was successful and also added another basket to her total later in the game.

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