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Varsity boys track

Zach Auringer finished in fourth place in the 800 meter dash for the Tigers.Zach Auringer finished in fourth place in the 800 meter dash for the Tigers. Several members of the team qualified to advance to the Area competition. See the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual results.

JV boys track first in district

Cameron Greenberg vaults over the bar for the JV Tigers.Cameron Greenberg vaults over the bar for the JV Tigers.The junior varsity boys track team finished in first place with 177 points at the District 16-3A track meet on Wednesday, April 15.

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Tigers have winning record mid-way through district play

Bryce Crow pitches to an opponent for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team.Bryce Crow pitches to an opponent for the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team. The team is more than halfway through their District 16-3A season for 2015 and has a 5-2 record .

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Lady Tigers second place in District 16-3A standings

First baseman Kara Hollingsworth catches a throw from pitcher Jamie Seawright for the third out in the first inning against Chapel HillFirst baseman Kara Hollingsworth catches a throw from pitcher Jamie Seawright for the third out in the first inning against Chapel Hill on Friday, April 17.  The Lady Tigers picked up two more district wins defeating both Chapel Hill and Paul Pewitt this week.

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Tiger tennis competes at district

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at the district tournament in Hughes Springs April 9 and 10. Marshall Sweeden won fourth place in the varsity men's singles division.

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Tigers wallop Pewitt

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team walloped Paul Pewitt 15-3 last week with nine runs in the first two innings to put the game away early. They also defeated Chapel Hill.

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Lady Tigers 6-3 in District 16-3A

Jocelyn Tidwell (8) successfully steals second base for the Lady Tigers as the ball whizzes past the glove of an opponent’s second baseman.Jocelyn Tidwell (8) successfully steals second base for the Lady Tigers as the ball whizzes past the glove of an opponent’s second baseman. With three games left for their regular season,

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Senior softball players honored

Senior Lady Tigers softball players McKenna Medders, Kiera Morris,  Holly Hemmingsen and Jordanne DonicaSenior Lady Tigers softball players McKenna Medders, Kiera Morris,  Holly Hemmingsen and Jordanne Donica, celebrated their last home game on Friday, April 17.

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Golf team claims district title

Golf team members Brady Watson, Tanner Patterson,  Kasey Cannaday, Bailey Floyd, and Layton Wright.The Mount Vernon High School golf team won the district championship on Thursday, April 2 in New Boston. They advanced to the regional tournament set for April 13 and 14 at Oakhurst Golf Club in Tyler.

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