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Saltillo ladies second in home tourney

Saltillo Lady Lions basketball teamThe Saltillo Lady Lions finished in second place behind Winnsboro in their home tournament played November 20-22. Winnsboro won the Gold Bracket Championship game 27-20 over Saltillo.

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Gilmer wins Belt Buster tournament, Mount Vernon claims runner up spot

Varsity Lady Tigers basketball teamGilmer claimed first place in the Second Annual Mount Vernon Belt Buster Round Up basketball tournament November 20-22. The Lady Tigers were runner ups in the varsity division.

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Lady Tigers start season with victories over Clarksville, Cooper

Alissa Hill makes a jump shot for the Lady Tigers from beneath the basket.Alissa Hill makes a jump shot for the Lady Tigers from beneath the basket. She led the scoring for Mount Vernon with 18 points against Clarksville and 17 points against Cooper.

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Tigers split games to start 2014 season

Fetzen Talsma drives in for a lay up for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers boys basketball team split their games with a win over Avery and a loss to Quitman to start their 2014 season.

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Seventh grade team undefeated in 2014

The Mount Vernon junior high seventh grade football team was undefeated for the 2014 season. Their final victory was 32-6 over the Redwater Dragons on Thursday, November 6. For more information, see the November 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers announce varsity team

The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teams began competition this week for their 2014-2015 season. There are four returning lettermen on the squad. For a listing of team members, see the November 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers bounce into action with series of scrimmages

All five Lady Tiger basketball teams from junior high through varsity bounced into action last week with scrimmages in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, November 8.

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Junior varsity ladies win

Ja’myra Fountain drives in for a lay up for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Ja’myra Fountain drives in for a lay up for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. She scored six points against Cooper. The junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team started their 2014 season with wins over both Clarksville and Cooper last week.

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Saltillo boys win State Runner-Up

front row, Lane Bench, Carlos Marquez, Lyle Bench, Dakota Carroll, second row, Coach Bill Giles, Jordan Lane, James Stretcher and Hunter WilsonThe Saltillo boys cross country team finished  in second place behind the Miller Grove team at the state cross country meet in Round Rock, Texas on Saturday, November 8.

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