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Lady Tigers undefeated in first round of district play

Ashley Brown connects with the ball on a left handed slap bunt.Ashley Brown connects with the ball on a left handed slap bunt. She batted six times last week for the Lady Tigers and had five hits and scored four runs.

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Tennis team claims four trophies

The Mount Vernon Varsity Tennis Team traveled to Paris on March 21 for the Prairiland “Shoot out” Tournament and brought home four trophies.

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Lady Tigers swing past Chisum, Rivercrest

Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest.Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team beat both Paris Chisum and Rivercrest last week for a 5-0 district and 17-5-1 season record.For details from the games, see the March 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior varsity wins two district games

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger junior varsity softball team beat Rivercrest 3-2 and Chisum 10-3 in district play last week. For detailed statistics from these games, see the March 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Rios, Rose are champions

The girls doubles team of Jordan Rios and Taylor Rose brought home the championship trophy from the Hughes Springs tennis tournament on Thursday, March 6. For other results from the match, see the March 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers second at Pittsburg

Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump with a leap of 31’8” at the Pittsburg meet. The Lady Tiger track team finished in second place at the Pittsburg track meet on Thursday, March 20.

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Tigers Baseball tean win district opener

Hunter Hailey keeps his eye on the ball for the Tigers.Hunter Hailey keeps his eye on the ball for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon baseball team opened up District 15-AA play on Tuesday, March 11 with a come from behind 4-3 victory over the visiting Cooper Bulldogs. See the March 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for play by play deatils.

Tigers thump Mustangs, Rebels

Sam Alston lays down a buntSam Alston lays down a bunt that scored Blake Banister. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team continued winning in the District 15-2A with victories over the Chisum Mustangs and the Rivercrest Rebels last week.

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Lady Tigers defeat Chapel Hill

Emily Floyd puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers. She had an RBI against Chapel Hill to help Mount Vernon win 6-0. See details from the game in the March 20 edition of Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.