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Tigers undefeated district champions

TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers.TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers. He scored six points against Como Pickton to help Mount Vernon win 61-27 and remain undefeated District 13-3A champions.

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Team lifts at Winnsboro

Members of the Mount Vernon High School power lifting team placed sixth out of 16 teams at a meet in Winnsboro on Thursday, February 8.

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Lady Tigers secure second in district, sets sights on Bi-district

Ty’Raven Linwood rises above the crowd to make a jump shot for the Lady Tigers against Chapel Hill.Ty’Raven Linwood rises above the crowd to make a jump shot for the Lady Tigers against Chapel Hill.

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Tigers defeat Chisum

Mason Lowery brings the ball up the courtMason Lowery brings the ball up the court for the Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team. The Tigers defeated Chisum 62-38 Friday, February 9 to better their District 13-3A record to 11-0.

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Chapel Hill chokes

Chapel Hill player Cole Posey grabs Tiger player Kason Pletcher in a choke hold during a lay up attemptChapel Hill player Cole Posey grabs Tiger player Kason Pletcher in a choke hold during a lay up attempt in the fourth quarter of the Mount Vernon and Chapel Hill basketball game on Friday, Feb. 2.

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Lady Tigers are Bi-district champs

Lady Tiger Alissa Hill (30) shoots for 2.It was a fierce battle under the net at both ends of the court, but the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team fought hard to beat the Redwater Lady Dragons 64-29 Monday, February 12 in Mount Pleasant to claim the Bi-district Title.

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Power lifting team competes at Quitman

Members of the Mount Vernon High School power lifting team recently competed at a meet in Quitman.

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Lay up

Matt Gurley flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions.Matt Gurley flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions. He scored 18 points last wee against Fannindel and Miller Grove. For more game information, see the Feb.8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Eighth Tigers win Rivercrest tourney

The Mount Vernon Middle School eighth grade Tigers were the champions at the Rivercrest tournament this weekend.

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