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Junior high teams play Harts Bluff

The Mount Vernon Junior High Lady Tigers 7A and 8A volleyball teams defeated Harts Bluff on Monday, October 13. The seventh grade B team lost in two sets 14-25 and 16-25, and The eighth grade B team did not play.

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JV football teams play Hughes Springs and Winnsboro

Michael Smith makes a 30 yard kick off return for the JV Purple Tigers football team.Michael Smith makes a 30 yard kick off return for the JV Purple Tigers football team. With JV Purple quarterback Jake Graf pulled up to play on the varsity team, the JV Purple team struggled during their 28-0 loss to the Winnsboro Red Raiders.

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Eighth grade Lady Tiger volleyball team District champions

front row, left to right, Sam Lowry, Sara Sinclair, Riley Hughes, Heather Brown, Maddie Hatch, back row, Annie Coffey, Zaylen Lee, Marleesha Swain, Zakenya Linwood, and Harley Robertson.The eighth grade Lady Tiger volleyball team went undefeated in district to win their second straight district championship with a victory over Paul Pewitt on Monday, October 20.

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Games split at 2014 Hallonquist bowl

The games were split at the 2014 Hallonquist bowl between the Mount Vernon Junior High and the Memorial Middle School football teams on Thursday, October 16 in Winnsboro.

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Lady Tigers defeat Chapel Hill, tied for first in District 16-3A

Jamie Seawright sets the ball up for Star Smith to spike as fans in the bleachers watch as the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyballJamie Seawright sets the ball up for Star Smith to spike as fans in the bleachers watch as the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team won an important District 16-3A game against Chapel Hill in Tiger Gym on Friday, October 17.

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Tigers cross country team regional qualifiers

front row, left to right, Gabe Ramsay, Tyler Cooper, Zach Hedges, Anthony Van Dieden, back row, Layton Wright, Hylke Talsma, Fetzen Talsma, and Kollin Pletcher.The Tigers cross country team qualified to advance to the Regional meet by placing third as a team at the District meet on Saturday, October 18.

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Tigers shut out Red Raiders, 7-0

Patrick Hoffman (23) heads for the end zone after scooping up a fumble caused by Zachary Auringer (51)The Mount Vernon Tiger football team shut out the Red Raiders in Winnsboro 7-0 on Friday, October 17 and are now 1-1 in District 7-3A D1 competition.

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Lady Tigers team advance to Region II meet

front row, left to right, Charity Berger, Abigail Hughes, Brittany Geffers, Savannah Oud, back row, Mercedes Pinales, Shalynn Sumrow, Sydni Steen, and Lilly Slaton.The Lady Tigers cross country team claimed first place at the district meet on Saturday, October 18. They earned to right to advance to the Regional meet on November 1.

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Eighth grade football defeats New Boston

Kason Pletcher snatches the ball above the heads of two Lions defensive backs for the eighth grade Tigers.Kason Pletcher snatches the ball above the heads of two Lions defensive backs for the eighth grade Tigers. The team won 14-0. For more information, see the Oct. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see more photo's from this game click here.