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Tigers open season with 60 point victory

Hylke Talsma shoots for two from under the basketHylke Talsma shoots for two from under the basket against DeKalbThe Mount Vernon Tiger varsity basketball team opened their 2016-17 season with an 83-22 victory over the Dekalb Bears.

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Lady Tigers bounce into action

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Lady Tiger Alissa Hill (30) is double teamed as she goes up for a jump shot against Canton.Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Lady Tiger Alissa Hill (30) is double teamed as she goes up for a jump shot against Canton.

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Lady Tigers finish year as Area Finalists

Savannah Wagner spkes the ball over the block of two White Oak players. She raised the bar high this year, setting a new record for career kills at 1,332. The 2016 Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team finished their season as Area Finalists last week. They had a 29-9 overall season record and were District 13-3A Champions with a 7-1 record.

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Wagner named District Most Valuable Player, again

Savannah WagnerFor the second consecutive year, hitter Savannah Wagner was named the 2016 District’s Most Valuable Player.

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Lady Tigers compete at regional cross country

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsity cross country team came in 14th out of 23 teams competing at the UIL 3A Region 2 Championship  meet on Saturday, October 29. See the November 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of individual places and times at the meet.

State Champions

front row, left to right, Walker McGill, Adam Valenzuela, Dakota Patridge, Hendrick Rios, back row,  Coach Bill Giles, Branson McGill, Trevor Moore, Lyle Bench, Matthew Gurley and Coach John CarisleThe Saltillo boys cross country team captured the championship at the UIL State meet on Satruday, November 12 in Round Rock.

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Volleyball seniors honored

Lady Tiger seniors Savannah Wagner, Madison Whitfiled, Maya Monroe, and Marisa Alexander and their families were honored in ceremonies prior to the game against Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 25.Lady Tiger seniors Savannah Wagner, Madison Whitfiled, Maya Monroe, and Marisa Alexander and their families were honored in ceremonies prior to the game against Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 25. For more about these participants, see the November 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers are Bi-District finalists

Kason Pletcher breaks tackles as he moved the ball downfield for the Mount Vernon Tiger football team.Kason Pletcher breaks tackles as he moved the ball downfield for the Mount Vernon Tiger football team.

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Freshmen beat Farmersville

The Mount Vernon Tiger freshman A football team defeated the Farmersville Farmers 12-0 on Thursday, October 27.

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