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Saltillo blows Bloomburg off the court

Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions.Dakota Carroll flies toward the basket for the Saltillo Lions. The varsity boys blew the Wildcats off the court with a 67-15 victory. For details from the game, see the February 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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Lady Tigers cruising through district

Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers.Alissa Hill powers toward the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team cruised to double digit victories over both Linden Kildare and Paul Pewitt

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JV Ladies Tigers handily defeat Daingerfield

Marissa Alexander shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers as her teammate, Brittny Geffers, is ready to rebound if necessary.Marissa Alexander shoots for the junior varsity Lady Tigers as her teammate, Brittny Geffers, is ready to rebound if necessary. The JV ladies beat the blue Tigers 49-9.

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Tigers in three-way tie for second at season mid-point

Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game.Fetzen Talsma (5) shoots for the basket in a recent basketball game. He scored 16 points against Queen City for the varsity Tiger basketball team. The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team defeated Hughes Springs at home,

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Tigers continues district games

Hylke Talsma shoots from under the net for the Tiger basketball team.Hylke Talsma shoots from under the net for the Tiger basketball team. He earned five points and made two rebounds against Daingerfield. The purple Tiger boys basketball team fell hard to the Daingerfield blue Tigers on Friday, January 16 with a 48-62 loss.

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Lady Tigers head down the stretch firmly second in district

Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot.Sissy Rogers (23) goes up against the blue Tigers for a jump shot. She accumulated 15 points for the purple Lady Tigers this week against district opponents. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers defeated both Hughes Springs and Queen City last week.

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Junior varsity boys win in triple overtime

A Daingerfield player was following too close and rear ended Kevi Evans as he flies in for a lay up.A Daingerfield player was following too close and rear ended Kevi Evans as he flies in for a lay up. The Mount Vernon Tiger junior varsity boys basketball team beat the Daingerfield blue Tigers 39-37 in triple overtime on Friday, January 16.

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Tigers first, Lions second at Saltillo JV tournament

Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball teamThe Mount Vernon junior varsity boys basketball team defeated the Saltillo JV team in overtime to claim the Saltillo tournament championship on Saturday, January 24.

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Lady Tigers beat Daingerfield 72-37

Jordanne Donica makes a jump shot for the varsity Lady Tigers.Jordanne Donica makes a jump shot for the varsity Lady Tigers. She racked up 13 points against Daingerfield. The varsity Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team beat the Daingerfield blue Tigers at home on Friday, January 16 by a score of 73-37.

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