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Volleyball Camp

Volleyball Camp groupMore than 40 girls in grades seven through 12 attended the annual volleyball camp at Mount Vernon High School July 29-31. During the event the girls were taught the techniques and skills needed to play a good game of volleyball.

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Lady Tigers jump into action

Emma Strickland and Alyssa Auringer participate in a passing drill Monday morning in Tiger Gym. Mount Vernon Lady Tiger Volleyball jumped into action this week, with 38 players reporting for the first two-a-day practices on Monday, August 5.

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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.

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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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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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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