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Mount Vernon to be host for girls basketball tournament

Members of the coaching staff at Mount Vernon High School will be hosts for the Belt Buster Round Up girls basketball tournament Thursday, November 21 through Saturday, November 23.

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Junior high Tigers undefeated this season

Members of the eighth grade football team celebrate after completing two undefeated seasons.

Both the Mount Vernon Junior High seventh and eighth grade football teams ended their season this year undefeated. The eighth grade team was undefeated last year as a seventh grade team and have an overall record for the two seasons of 15-0.

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Mount Vernon Cross country teams compete

The Mount Vernon Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams competed at the regional cross country meet in Grand Prairie on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Lady Tigers finished 18th overall at the event and the Tigers finished 22nd overall. For more information, see the Nov. 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers 2013 season ends with 5-5 record after loss to New Boston

Noah Craver, in back, and Kris Ables (21) along with three New Boston players leap into the air to catch a Mount Vernon pass.Noah Craver, in back, and Kris Ables (21) along with three New Boston players leap into the air to catch a Mount Vernon pass. The ball fell to the ground incomplete.

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Saltillo boys qualify for state in cross country

The Saltillo varsity boys cross country team placed third at the regional meet in Humble on Saturday, November 2. They will compete at the state meet in Round Rock on Saturday, November 9.

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Lady Tigers end season as Area Finalists

Alyssa Auringer and Maitland Rutledge of the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team attempt to block a spikeAlyssa Auringer and Maitland Rutledge of the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team attempt to block a spike against the Quitman Lady Bulldogs in the Area Round of competition on Thursday, November 7 at Sulphur Springs.

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Tigers singed by Redwater Dragons

Noah Craver returns the football for the Tigers after a kick off.Noah Craver returns the football for the Tigers after a kick off. He returned four kick offs for a total of 96 yards. The Mount Vernon Tiger football team lost 42-6 to the Dragons Friday, November 1 in Redwater.

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Seasons end with wins

The Mount Vernon junior varsity Lady Tigers volleyball team beat Chapel Hill in games on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The junior varsity team won in two sets 25-21 and 25-22.

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Lady Tigers are Bi-district champions

Emily Floyd stretches to tip the ball over the netEmily Floyd stretches to tip the ball over the net while her Lady Tiger teammates are ready in case the ball is returned. The now 32-5 Lady Tiger Volleyball team defeated the Linden-Kildare team in three sets Monday night in Mount Pleasant to claim the Bi-District Title.

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