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Tigers, Patriots slosh through storm

Noah Craver (2) splashes toward the line of scrimmage looking for a hole to run through.Noah Craver (2) splashes toward the line of scrimmage looking for a hole to run through. The wet weather hampered ball handling. The Mount Vernon Tigers football team sloshed through wet

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Lady Tigers are District Co - Champions

Alissa Hill reaches high to spike the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team.Alissa Hill reaches high to spike the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team. The team ended their regular season as Co-Champions for District 16-3A and will advance to post

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Saltillo girls, boys teams headed to State meet

Both the Saltillo girls and boys cross country teams are headed to the State Cross Country meet set for Saturday, November 7 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas.

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Junior Varsity tops Prairiland

The junior varsity Tigers football team defeated the Prairiland Patriots 24-8 on Thursday, October 29. For a listing of those players scoring and results from other sub-varsity teams, see the November 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior varsity white falls to Pewitt

Gracie Clawson tips the ball over the net for the junior varsity white Lady Tigers.Gracie Clawson tips the ball over the net for the junior varsity white Lady Tigers. The team lost 1-2 to Pewitt on Tuesday, October 20. For a listing of individual scoring during the games, see the October 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Senior participants to be honored Friday

Senior participants in fall activities will be honored during the school’s pep rally and at the final home football game of the 2015 season on Friday, November 6.  Football players, band members,

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Freshmen Tigers beat Sulphur Springs

Members of the freshman Tigers defensive squad surround a ball carrierMembers of the freshman Tigers defensive squad surround a ball carrier from another team. The freshman  team defeated the Sulphur Springs Wildcat freshman B team 32-14

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Junior varsity purple defeats Pewitt

Maya Monroe reaches high to set up the volleyball for a junior varsity purple teammate to spike.Maya Monroe reaches high to set up the volleyball for a junior varsity purple teammate to spike. The team defeated Paul Pewitt 2-0 on Tuesday, October 20.  See the October 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring information.

Lady Tigers lead District 16-3A

Rylee Keys returns a serve for the Lady Tigers against Paul Pewitt.Rylee Keys returns a serve for the Lady Tigers against Paul Pewitt. The Lady Tiger volleyball team remains the only undefeated team in District 16-3A and is headed for post season play.

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