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Lady Tigers head down the stretch firmly second in district

Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot.Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot. She accumulated 15 points for the purple Lady Tigers this week against district opponents. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers defeated both Hughes Springs and Queen City last week.

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Tigers first, Lions second at Saltillo JV tournament

Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball teamThe Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball team defeated the Saltillo JV team in overtime to claim the Saltillo tournament championship on Saturday, January 24.

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Lady Tigers beat Daingerfield 72-37

Jordanne Donica makes a jump shot for the varsity Lady Tigers.Jordanne Donica makes a jump shot for the varsity Lady Tigers. She racked up 13 points against Daingerfield. The varsity Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team beat the Daingerfield blue Tigers at home on Friday, January 16 by a score of 73-37.

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JV Ladies Tigers handily defeat Daingerfield

Marissa Alexander shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers as her teammate, Brittny Geffers, is ready to rebound if necessary.Marissa Alexander shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers as her teammate, Brittny Geffers, is ready to rebound if necessary. The JV ladies beat the blue Tigers 49-9.

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Tigers add two more district wins

Clayton Toney tips off for the Tigers against Paul Pewitt.Clayton Toney tips off for the Tigers against Paul Pewitt. The Mount Vernon Tiger boys basketball team added two more District 16-3A victories this week with wins over Paul Pewitt and Chapel Hill.

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Tigers continues district games

Hylke Talsma shoots from under the net for the Tiger basketball team.Hylke Talsma shoots from under the net for the Tiger basketball team. He earned five points and made two rebounds against Daingerfield. The purple Tiger boys basketball team fell hard to the Daingerfield blue Tigers on Friday, January 16 with a 48-62 loss.

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Seventh grade claims trophies

The seventh grade basketball team.Mount Vernon’s seventh grade boys basketball team claimed the championship at their home tournament on Saturday, January 10. The Tigers defeated Rivercrest in the championship game 37-35.

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Junior varsity boys win in triple overtime

A Daingerfield player was following too close and rear ended Kevi Evans as he flies in for a lay up.A Daingerfield player was following too close and rear ended Kevi Evans as he flies in for a lay up. The Mount Vernon Tiger junior varsity boys basketball team beat the Daingerfield blue Tigers 39-37 in triple overtime on Friday, January 16.

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Beating the buzzer

Adolfo Rodriguez leaps from center court to try to beat the half time buzzer for the eighth grade Tigers.Adolfo Rodriguez leaps from center court to try to beat the half time buzzer for the eighth grade Tigers. The team beat Paul Pewitt 52-15 last week. For individual scoring information, see the Jan. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see more photo's from this basketball game click here.