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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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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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JV Tigers second overall at Cooper track meet

Brooks Briscoe accepts the baton from Peyton Graves during the junior varsity boys 400 meter relay.Brooks Briscoe accepts the baton from Peyton Graves during the junior varsity boys 400 meter relay.  The JV squad finished second overall at the Cooper track meet on Thursday, March 3.

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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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Hoffman first in pole vault at Cooper track meet

Clearing the barrier with lots of room to spare, Patrick Hoffman was first place in the varsity boys pole vault Clearing the barrier with lots of room to spare, Patrick Hoffman was first place in the varsity boys pole vault event at the Cooper track meet on Thursday, March 3. See the March 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of how each member placed in individual events,

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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Kevi Evans named Newcomer of the Year

Kevi EvansKevi Evans was named as the Newcomer of the Year for the 16-3A All-District basketball  for the 2015-16 season. Evans scored 146 points this year for the Tiger basketball team.

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Softball drops district opener

Heather Brown catches a pop flyHeather Brown catches a pop fly in right field for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team. The Lady Tigers dropped their district opener 11-0 to Hughes Springs.

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Lady Tigers take first place at Cooper track meet

Jakayda Fountain flies over a hurdle to win first placeJakayda Fountain flies over a hurdle to win first place for the Lady Tigers at the Cooper track meet on Thursday, March 3. The Lady Tigers claimed first place at the meet.

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