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Lady Tigers keep moving forward with another win

Sarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot at the goalSarah Johnson defeated the odds of her opponents to squirm her way into position for a shot for the Lady Tigers against Cooper. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team continues in the right direction with another district win on Tuesday, December 17 against Cooper.

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Tigers fall to Cooper in OT

Fetzen Talsma leaps into the air to put up a jump shotFetzen Talsma leaps into the air to put up a jump shot for the Tigers in their basketball game against Cooper on Tuesday, December 17 in Tiger Gym. The team lost their district opener to the Cooper Bulldogs in overtime.

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Lady Tigers start district play with wins

Bailey Bohlken beats her defense and attempts a lay upBailey Bohlken beats her defense and attempts a lay up for the Lady Tigers in their game against DeKalb. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team started district play on the right track with wins against both DeKalb and Clarksville.

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Junior Varsity Lady Tigers beat DeKalb

Brianna Hemby drives toward the basketball goal for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.The junior varsity Lady Tigers won their game against DeKalb on Tuesday, December 10.

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Sub varsity Tigers split games

Daniel Pearce goes in for a lay up for the junior varsity Tigers.Daniel Pearce goes in for a lay up for the junior varsity Tigers. Both the Mount Vernon boys freshman and junior varsity basketball teams split games against Emory-Rains on Tuesday, December 3. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tournament Champs

Members of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball teamMembers of Mount Vernon Junior High seventh  grade basketball team pose with their trophy  after winning the Paris Tournament. For more information, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Goal

Natalie Oud squirms around an opponent to make a basketNatalie Oud squirms around an opponent to make a basket for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The team faced Paris last week and lost their game 27-39. For more information, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers fall to Winnsboro Red Raiders

Brett Thomas attempts a jump shot for the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team.Brett Thomas attempts a jump shot for the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team. The Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team lost 47-39 to the Winnsboro Red Raiders on Tuesday, December 10. For more information, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tournament cancelled due to weather

Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game.Kollin Pletcher maneuvers around an opponent during a Tiger basketball game. The Tigers faced Roxton prior to the Prairiland Tournament scheduled for December 5-7 was cancelled due to inclement weather. For details from the game, see the December 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.