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Evans signs with Tyler Junior College

Quay Evans signed a letter of intent to play football for Tyler Junior CollegeQuay Evans signed a letter of intent to play football for Tyler Junior College on National Signing Day Wednesday, February 4. He was joined by his coaches, teammates and family during the ceremony at Mount Vernon High School.

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Lady Tigers tied for first

Star Smith (5) is mugged enroute to a lay up for the Lady Tigers.Star Smith (5) is mugged enroute to a lay up for the Lady Tigers. Competition was fierce in the game against Chapel Hill. The two teams are tied for first place in district with a tie-breaker game set for Friday, February 13.

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Tigers add two more victories to their quiver

A Linden Kildare defender does not distract Tyler Cooper’s concentration as he sails for the basket.A Linden Kildare defender does not distract Tyler Cooper’s concentration as he sails for the basket. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team added two more victories to their quiver after defeating both Linden Kildare and Paul Pewitt in district matches this week.

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JV Tigers beat Linden Kildare

Trey Wickware rises about the crowd to shoot  for the junior varsity Tiger basketball team.Trey Wickware rises about the crowd to shoot  for the junior varsity Tiger basketball team. The team beat Linden-Kildare 40-24. See the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald, for individual scoring stats.

Saltillo blows Bloomburg off the court

Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions.Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions. The varsity boys blew the Wildcats off the court with a 67-15 victory. For details from the game, see the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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JV ladies beat Hughes Springs

Sydni Steen shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers.Sydni Steen shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers. The beat beat Hughes Springs 36-13 last week. See the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for individual scoring information.

Lady Tigers cruising through district

Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers.Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team cruised to double digit victories over both Linden Kildare and Paul Pewitt

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Saltillo ladies trounce Bloomburg

Ana Gallegos shoots for two for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Ana Gallegos shoots for two for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The ladies beat the Lady Wildcats 68-44.The team is now ranked ninth in the State.

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Tigers in three-way tie for second at season mid-point

Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game.Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game. He scored 16 points against Queen City for the varsity Tiger basketball team. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team defeated Hughes Springs at home,

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