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Fancy footwork

Kaden Kaufman concentrates on his foot work during a football camp for seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students at Mount Vernon ISDKaden Kaufman concentrates on his foot work during a football camp for seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students at Mount Vernon ISD on Monday, July 25. Approximately 80 students attended the camp to work on skills for the upcoming football season.

Volleyball teams leap into action August 1

Two a day practices for the Lady Tiger volleyball players will begin on Monday, August 1 at 8 a.m. in the High School Gym. Players should arrive the first day of practice in workout clothing.

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Tigers champions of ETH Tournament

Mount Vernon Tigers summer basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Tigers summer basketball team claimed first place in the varsity boys division of the East Texas Hoops Tournament at Mount Vernon High School last weekend.

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Football practice starts Monday

The Mount Vernon Tiger football teams will begin practices for their 2016 season on Monday, August 1. The 10th, 11th, and 12th grade players should report at 6:30 a.m. and will finish by 9:30 a.m.

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Football camp July 25

A football camp for incoming seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students will be July 25 through 27. The camp will be from 8 to 11 a.m. each day.

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Two-a-days start Aug. 1

Two-a-day practices for football and volleyball at Mount Vernon ISD will begin on Monday, Aug. 1. The Tiger football teams will begin at 6:30 a.m. each morning. Lady Tiger volleyball practice will start each day at 8 a.m. For more information, see the July 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Academic All-State

Jamie Seawright, Kara Hollingsworth, Savannah YoungJamie Seawright, Kara Hollingsworth, and Savannah Young were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Academic All-State team for softball.

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Lady Tigers runners up at ETH tourney

Mount Vernon Lady Tigers summer basketball teamThe Lady Tigers summer basketball team  finished second in the varsity girls division of the East Texas Hoops Tournament for the second consecutive year.

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Tigers named to All District teams

Kasey Cannaday, Matthew Bench, Tanner PattersonSeven varsity Tiger baseball players have received All-District honors for 16-3A. Tiger players who were named to the First Team All-District were senior Matthew Bench as short stop, junior Tanner Patterson at third base, and junior Kasey Cannaday as utility player.

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