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Athletes advance to Regional track meet

A total of 12 Mount Vernon High School track athletes is advancing to the Regional meet set for Friday, April 29 at Whitehouse. Those finishing in the top four places at the Area meet on Friday, April 22 earned the right to continue.

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Tigers blank Daingerfield, tied for fourth in district

Kevi Evans dives under the ball to successfully reach home plateKevi Evans dives under the ball to successfully reach home plate for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team. The group evened up their district record to 5-5 after defeating Daingerfield 12-0 on Friday, April 22.

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Whitfield pitches no-hitter against Pewitt

Madison Whitfield pitched a no-hitter against Paul Pewitt on Wednesday, April 13 to lead the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team to a 10-0 victory. It would have been a perfect game

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State competitors

front row, left to right, Ana Gallegos, Lorena Castro, Mason McGill, Katy Perea, Catlin Shelby, second row, Jodie Tippit, Brianna Harvick, Brenda Castro, Madison Simmon, Rainie English; third row BreAnna Reynolds, Paula Boekhorst, Michael Simmons and Malori Hogue.The Saltillo FCCLA recently competed at the State meeting and won 12 gold and two silver awards.

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Girls track participants advance to Area meet

 front row, Heather Brown, Abigail Hughes,  Zaylin Lee, second row, Hadley Sears, Madisen Hatch, Britany Geffers, and Alissa Hill.Members of the girls track team advancing to Area are, front row, Heather Brown, Abigail Hughes,  Zaylin Lee, second row, Hadley Sears, Madisen Hatch, Britany Geffers, and Alissa Hill.

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Saltillo ladies qualify for Area

The Saltillo High School girls track team competed in the District meet last week, and several team members qualified to advance to the Area meet. For a listing of results from district and those advancing, see the April 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tennis members headed to regional tourney

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team members advancing to regionals are Braden Halley, Natalie Oud, Ally Nguyen, Marshall Sweeden, and Gilbert Dale.The Mount Vernon High School tennis team members advancing to regionals are Braden Halley, Natalie Oud, Ally Nguyen, Marshall Sweeden, and Gilbert Dale.

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Tiger baseball blanks Pewitt

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team blanked Paul Pewitt 3-0 on Wednesday, April 13. The Tigers are now 4-5 in District 16-3A competition.  For details from last week’s games and individual statistics, see the April 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Boys Track participants advance to Area meet

front row, Mason Huddleston, Justin LeBlanc, Kevi Evans, Patrick Hoffman, second row, Destin Weakley, Trevor Ruelas, Tyler Cooper, and Taylor Ibarra. Not shown are Jucas Rolf, Cameron Woods, Jake Graf, and Cameron Greenberg.Members of the boys track team will compete at the Area meet on Thursday, April 21.

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