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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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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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Tiger football to start district play Friday

The Mount Vernon Tigers football team will start their 2014 District 7-3A D1 competition at home on Friday, October 10. All six of the district teams had open dates last week.

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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.

Junior varsity teams hosts for Pittsburg

The junior varsity White and Purple football teams were hosts for Pittsburg on Thursday, Sept. 25. The JV White team beat the Pirates 14-6. The JV Purple team lost 14-0 to Pittsburg.

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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.

And they’re off

Mount Vernon’s varsity girls cross country teamMount Vernon’s varsity girls team makes strides after the starting shot. The team was seventh out of 16 teams at the meet. See the October 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of places and times for each team member.

Lady Tigers tied for first place in district

McKenna Medders blocks a spike by a Queen City player.McKenna Medders blocks a spike by a Queen City player. The Lady Tigers are tied for first place with the Queen City Lady Bulldogs in District 16-3A competition at the mid-point of the season.

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Race to the finish

Zachary Hedges, front, and Fetzen Talsma, right, race with a competitor to the finish line at the Mount Pleasant Cross Country MeetZachary Hedges, front, and Fetzen Talsma, right, race with a competitor to the finish line at the Mount Pleasant Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 27.

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