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JV ladies defeat Paris

Jakayda Fountain shoots the ball for the junior varsity girls.Jakayda Fountain shoots the ball for the junior varsity girls. The team defeated Paris 31-19 on Tuesday, December 2. For individual scoring information, see the December 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

JV boys soundly defeat Prairiland

Kasey Cannaday attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers.Kasey Cannaday attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers. The junior varsity Tigers basketball team defeated Prairiland 60-24 on Tuedsay, December 2. and finished third out of eight teams at the Cooper tournament.

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Tigers defeat Prairiland in triple overtime

Tyler Cooper flies in for a lay up for the Tigers. Tyler Cooper flies in for a lay up for the Tigers. The basketball team traveled to Prairiland on Tuesday, December 6 and defeated the Patriots 56-49 in triple overtime.

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Seventh graders are runners up

Ty-Raven Linwood drives in for a lay up for the seventh grade team.Ty-Raven Linwood drives in for a lay up for the seventh grade team. She was named to the All Tournament Team at Paris and the team finished as runners up at the event.

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Tigers compete at Rains Classic

Brett Thomas drives in for a lay upBrett Thomas drives in for a lay up during a game in Tiger Gym earlier this season. He led the Tigers by scoring 27 points during the Rains Classic basketball tournament November 24-25.

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Eighth graders are tourney champs

Annie Coffey makes a jump shot for the eighth grade Lady Tigers.Annie Coffey makes a jump shot for the eighth grade Lady Tigers. She led the team with 42 points and was named the Paris tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

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Hot shot

Savanna Oud releases a jump shot for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Savanna Oud releases a jump shot for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. She was hot against Mount Pleasant, scoring a total of 12 points for Mount Vernon.

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Lady Tigers compete at Hoopfest

Jordanne Donica dribbles around an opponent toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Jordanne Donica dribbles around an opponent toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers basketball team competed at the Hoopfest tournament

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Lady Tigers take Mount Pleasant

Star Smith brings the ball down the court for the Lady Tigers against Mount Pleasant on Tuesday, November 25.Star Smith brings the ball down the court for the Lady Tigers against Mount Pleasant on Tuesday, November 25. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team claimed an exciting 39-38 victory over Mount Pleasant prior to the Thanksgiving break.

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