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Lady Tigers second at Pittsburg

Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump Alyssa Auringer won first place in the triple jump with a leap of 31’8” at the Pittsburg meet. The Lady Tiger track team finished in second place at the Pittsburg track meet on Thursday, March 20.

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Tigers thump Mustangs, Rebels

Sam Alston lays down a buntSam Alston lays down a bunt that scored Blake Banister. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team continued winning in the District 15-2A with victories over the Chisum Mustangs and the Rivercrest Rebels last week.

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Lady Tigers defeat Chapel Hill

Emily Floyd puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers.Emily Floyd puts the bat on the ball for the Lady Tigers. She had an RBI against Chapel Hill to help Mount Vernon win 6-0. See details from the game in the March 20 edition of Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers swing past Chisum, Rivercrest

Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest.Emily Floyd safely slides into second base for the Lady Tigers against Rivercrest. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team beat both Paris Chisum and Rivercrest last week for a 5-0 district and 17-5-1 season record.For details from the games, see the March 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

State champion Lady Tigers to be commemorated

1994 Lady Tiger State Champion Softball TeamThe 20th anniversary of the Lady Tigers Softball Team winning the 1994 State Championship will be commemorated on Friday, March 21. The event will be at 6 p.m. prior to the current Lady Tiger’s game against Rivercrest.

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Rios, Rose are champions

The girls doubles team of Jordan Rios and Taylor Rose brought home the championship trophy from the Hughes Springs tennis tournament on Thursday, March 6. For other results from the match, see the March 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior high champions

Seventh grade Track TeamThe Seventh Grade Lady Tiger Track Team won first place at their home track meet on Wednesday, March 5. For a detailed listing of top six finishes in each event at the junior track meet, see the March 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers Baseball tean win district opener

Hunter Hailey keeps his eye on the ball for the Tigers.Hunter Hailey keeps his eye on the ball for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon baseball team opened up District 15-AA play on Tuesday, March 11 with a come from behind 4-3 victory over the visiting Cooper Bulldogs. See the March 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for play by play deatils.

1994 State Champion Lady Tigers to be honored March 21

The 1994 State Champion Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Softball Team will be honored during a ceremony on Friday, March 21. The ceremony will be prior to the current Lady Tigers’ game against Rivercrest at the high school softball field at 6 p.m. See the March 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.