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Tigers take to the court for 2015-16 season

Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. Hylke Talsma passes the ball to Trey Wickware to avoid a Chisum defender. The high school Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teams took the court for the first time this season on Friday, November 13

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Varsity Lady Tigers defeat Lindale, Gilmer

My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers.My’Shaila Stanton shoots for the varsity Lady Tigers. The varsity basketball team defeated both Lindale and Gilmer this week.The beat Lindale 44-35 and Gilmer 53-39. For individual scoring, see the November 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Varsity Lady Tigers end season as Area finalists

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team celebrated a victory over the New Boston Lady Lions to claim the Bi-district titleThe Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team finished their 2015 season are Area finalists. They celebrated a victory over the New Boston Lady Lions to claim the Bi-district title on Tuesday,

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Belt Buster Roundup tournament this week

The third annual Belt Buster Roundup girls basketball tournament will be played in the Mount Vernon ISD gymnasiums November 19-21. This year’s format will be for high school teams.

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Collins is State Champion

Sienna Collins, a freshman at Saltillo High School, claimed the gold medal at the 1A girls cross country meet Saturday.Sienna Collins, a freshman at Saltillo High School, claimed the gold medal at the 1A girls cross country meet Saturday. There were a total of 12 races run at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock

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Lady Tigers bounce into action with series of scrimmages

All six Lady Tiger basketball teams from junior high through varsity bounced into action last week with scrimmages in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, November 7. Other Teams participating in the

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Tigers hopes slain by Dragons

Kevi Evans (3) and Noah Craver (2) are covered in mud as they sweep toward the left side of the line on an running play.Kevi Evans (3) and Noah Craver (2) are covered in mud as they sweep toward the left side of the line on an running play. The soggy Tiger field quickly turned into a muddy mess

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Freshmen top Wildcats, again

The freshman Tiger football team defeated the Sulphur Springs Wildcats freshman B team for the second time this season. The score from the Thursday, November 5 game was 12-8.

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Wagner named District 16-3A Most Valuable Player

Savannah WagnerJunior Outside Hitter Savannah Wagner was chosen as the District 16-3A Most Valuable Player for the 2015 season. For a listing of other players who were named to the All District team and the All District Academic team, see the November 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.