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Tigers to face Pittsburg Pirates Friday Setpember, 26

Mount Vernon will travel to Pittsburg on Friday, September 26 to face the 0-4 Pirates, who have lost to Pleasant Grove, Gladewater, New Boston, and Atlanta. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. at Pirate Stadium.

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Lady Tigers 2-0 in district

Madison Whitfield spikes the ball across the net as her teammates are alert for a return.Madison Whitfield spikes the ball across the net as her teammates are alert for a return. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team started their District 16-3A competition with victories over both Linden Kildare and Hughes Springs last week.

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Junior varsity Purple team defeats the Hornets

The junior varsity “Purple” football team defeated the Hooks Hornets 22-18 on Thursday, September 11 at Tiger Field. The junior varsity “White” football team lost to Rivercrest 22-6.

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Lone Oak’s quickness stumps Tigers

Noah Craver (2) sacks the Lone Oak quarterback.Noah Craver (2) sacks the Lone Oak quarterback. The Mount Vernon Tigers football team lost 40-6 to the Buffaloes in Lone Oak on Friday, September 19.

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Tiger football to travel to Lone Oak

The Mount Vernon Tiger football team will travel to Lone Oak to face the Buffaloes on Friday, September 19.

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Seventh grade winners

seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe seventh grade Lady Tigers volleyball team won second place in their home tournament and beat North Hopkins this week. For scores from these games and individual points earned, see the Sept. 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers fall to Prairiland

Jordan Rios hits the deck to return a serve for the Lady Tigers.Jordan Rios hits the deck to return a serve for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers volleyball team played their last pre-season game at Prairiland on Tuesday, September 9

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Eighth grade winners

eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball teamThe eighth grade Lady Tigers volleyball team won second place in their home tournament and beat North Hopkins this week. See the September 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for scores from these games and individual points earned.

Hooks Hornets slip by Tigers 21-20

Matthew Bench (11) at 5’7” goes up against 6’2” Travis Krueger for a Hooks’ pass. Bench won the battle and batted down the ball.Matthew Bench (11) at 5’7” goes up against 6’2” Travis Krueger for a Hooks’ pass. Bench won the battle and batted down the ball. He has a total of five pass break ups against several receivers who were all over six feet tall.

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