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Lady Tigers win Joe Culpepper Relays

Abigail Hughes is followed closely by Britany Geffers and Leticia Sanchez as they compete in the 3200 meter run.Abigail Hughes is followed closely by Britany Geffers and Leticia Sanchez as they compete in the 3200 meter run. The trio took three of the top six places in the event at the Culpepper Relays

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Junior High girls teams claim first place at Pewitt

Both of the Mount Vernon Junior High girls track teams claimed first place at the Paul Pewitt meet last week with nine schools competing.For a listing of individual results, see the March 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers take first two district games

Tiger second baseman Dylan Rogers covers first base and snags the ball before a Linden-Kildare runner can reach the bag.During a defensive play against a bunt, Tiger second baseman Dylan Rogers covers first base and snags the ball before a Linden-Kildare runner can reach the bag.

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JV splits games with Pirates

The Mount Vernon Tigers junior varsity baseball team split games in a double header against Pittsburg on Monday, March 14. The Tigers lost the first game 17-0,

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Hand off

Zaylin Lee takes the baton from Dae Hall in the first exchange of the 400 meter relay for the Lady Tigers.Zaylin Lee takes the baton from Dae Hall in the first exchange of the 400 meter relay for the Lady Tigers. The team finished in sixth place with a time of 53:62.

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Pole vault

Cameron Greenberg clears the bar with room to spare for the varsity Tiger track team.Cameron Greenberg clears the bar with room to spare for the varsity Tiger track team. He claimed sixth place at the Van meet with a height of 9’6” at the Van meet. See the March 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more results.

Tennis team takes part in tournament

The Mount Vernon High School Tennis team traveled to Hughes Springs and took part in a multi-site tournament with more than 15 teams participating.

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Lady Tigers even up district record

Mount Vernon Lady Tiger third baseman Harlie Robertson juggles a catch.Mount Vernon Lady Tiger third baseman Harlie Robertson juggles a catch. She was able to rein in the ball and tag the Linden-Kildare runner out.

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Regional competitors

Taylor Ibarra and Tyler ChevesTaylor Ibarra and Tyler Cheves competed at the Regional meet for power lifting on Saturday, March 5 in Elkhart, Texas.

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