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Lions to play Bi-District

Carlos Marquez flies in for a layup for the Saltillo Lions.Carlos Marquez flies in for a layup for the Saltillo Lions. The Saltillo Lions finished District 24-1A competition and were set to face Ector in the Bi-District playoff round.

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JV Tigers finish strong

Bryson Porter flies toward the basketBryson Porter flies toward the basket for the junior varsity Tigers basketball team. The JV squad beat Queen City 55-29 in their final game of the season.

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Tennis team plays at Love tournament

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at their first tournament last week. It was the Love Tennis Tournament in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, February 12.

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Softball ladies go 3-2-1 at Longview

The Lady Tigers softball team won three games, lost two, and tied another at the Longview Lobo Tournament February 19 through 21.

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Tigers split district games

Fetzen Talsma rises above the competition to shootFetzen Talsma rises above the competition to shoot for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team split their games last week with a victory over Hughes Springs and a loss to Daingerfield.

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Tigers advance to Bi-district

Bradon McQueen shoots for two under the basketBradon McQueen shoots for two under the basket for the Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team. The group defeated the Queen City Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 17 in the final district game of 2015.

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Lady Lions headed to play-offs

Haylee Clover leaps toward the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Haylee Clover leaps toward the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The Lady Lions claimed the championship for District 24-1A with a 12-0 record.

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Lady Tigers claim Area title

Rylee Keys dribbles around a Leonard opponent.Rylee Keys dribbles around a Leonard opponent. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team claimed the Area Championship after defeating Leonard 68-67 in overtime

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Lions play tie-breaker game

Eddie Jaime powers forward for a shot beneath the basket for the Saltillo Lions.Eddie Jaime powers forward for a shot beneath the basket for the Saltillo Lions.The team will play a tie-breaker game for first place district honors against Avinger at Hooks High School on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.

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