School Sports

Volleyball takes off

Coach Joe Thomas watches as Zakenya Linwood goes up to spike the ball for the Lady Tigers during practice.Coach Joe Thomas watches as Zakenya Linwood goes up to spike the ball for the Lady Tigers during practice.

A total of 35 players will make up this year’s teams. The teams played their first game of the season against New Boston on Tuesday evening in Tiger Gym. For a listing of members assigned to each squad, see the August 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.