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Expectations high for Tigers’ 2013 season

Nolan Roberts and Cole Strickland race through a footwork drill for Tiger football linemen.Nolan Roberts and Cole Strickland race through a footwork drill for Tiger football linemen. A total of 83 players reported for the first day of practice on Monday.

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Volleyball Camp

Kylie Roberts works on perfecting her volleyball serve Kylie Roberts works on perfecting her volleyball serve during the annual Mount Vernon High School Volleyball Camp on Monday, July 29. During the camp, girls were instructed on serving, bumping, and passing the volleyball.

Lady Tigers receive softball honors

Bailey Bohlken, Sara JohnsonTwo Lady Tigers recently received Honors for the 2013 softball season. Bailey Bohlken was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State softball team as a catcher. Sarah Johnson was named to the East Texas Softball Super Team as a pitcher.

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Volleyball practice starts Monday, August 5

Two a day practices for the Lady Tiger volleyball players will begin on Monday, Aug. 5 at 8 a.m. in the High School Gym. Players should arrive the first day of practice in workout clothing. Workout gear will be issued later in the week. For more information, see the Aug. 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

FCA bowl participants

Chase Whitaker, Coach Mike Alexander, and Tyler FosterChase Whitaker, Coach Mike Alexander, and Tyler Foster participated in the 2013 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bowl in Tyler recently. They were members of the Red team which won 40-10.

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Football practice starts Monday

The Mount Vernon Tiger football teams will begin practices for their 2013 season on Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 a.m. The varsity and junior varsity squads will practice from 7 to 10 a.m. and again from 12  to 2 p.m. For more information, see the Aug. 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior high students undefeated at state camp

Junior High Lady TigersTen Junior High Lady Tigers were undefeated at a statewide basketball camp conducted by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches from June 8-10 at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. For more information, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Price receives christian athlete award

Landon PriceLandon Price, who is attending East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, was recently selected as the recipient of the Robert E. Craig Christian Athlete Award. This award is given to the student-athlete

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Whitaker, Foster in Champion Bowl

Tyler Foster and Chase WhitakerChase Whitaker and Tyler Foster will be members of the Red team during the 2013 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bowl. They were selected by area coaches to

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