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Football rivalry plays out Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers and the Winnsboro Red Raiders will play the 81st game of the Hwy. 37 football rivalry at Winnsboro’s stadium on Friday, October 17.

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Lady Tigers want to “pink out” the gym

Madison Whitfield spikes the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team.Madison Whitfield spikes the ball for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team. The group will play against Chapel Hill on Friday, October 17. The varsity will play at 4 p.m. followed by the junior varsity and freshman games.

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Eighth grade volleyball sweeps Linden Kildare

Sam Lowry sets the ball over the net for the eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball team.Sam Lowry sets the ball over the net for the eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball team. The team swept Linden-Kildare on Monday, September 29. The eighth grade A team won in two sets 25-8 and 25-23.

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Turnovers plague Tigers

Patrick Hoffman tackles the Lions’ Jeff Gladney. Hoffman had six tackles with another four for loss of yards.Patrick Hoffman tackles the Lions’ Jeff Gladney. Hoffman had six tackles with another four for loss of yards. Three turnovers in the first quarter with two of them leading to points for the New Boston Lions

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Freshman volleyball team aces home tournament

freshman Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe freshman Lady Tigers volleyball team was undefeated in their home tournament at Tiger Gym on Saturday, October 4. The team defeated Paris, North Hopkins, and Prairiland to claim the first place trophy.

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Seventh grade volleyball beats Linden Kildare

Jalynn Smith keeps the ball in play for the seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team.Jalynn Smith keeps the ball in play for the seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team. The seventh grade Lady Tigers beat Linden-Kildare on Monday, September 29.

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Junior varsity volleyball team beats Daingerfield

Taylor McCoy tips the ball over the net for the JV team. Taylor McCoy tips the ball over the net for the JV team. The JV Lady Tigers defeated Daingerfield 25-14 and 25-7 on Tuesday, September 29. For individual scoring from the game, see the October 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tiger cross country runs at Saltillo meet

The Mount Vernon cross country teams ran at the Saltillo cross country meet at Lake Bob Sandlin, on Thursday, October 2.The varsity boys team was ninth out of 15 teams.

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Saltillo hosts cross country meet

Saltillo ISD was host for the Brookshire’s Challenge cross country meet at Lake Bob Sandlin on Thursday, October 2. For a listing of how the Lions and Lady Lions faired at the meet, see the October 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.