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Tigers beat Winnsboro, Grand Saline

Kevi Evans flies toward the basket for a lay up for the the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team against Grand Saline.Kevi Evans flies toward the basket for a lay up for the the Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team against Grand Saline. The Tigers defeated both Winnsboro and Grand Saline last week

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Lady Tigers finish preseason with wins over Grand Saline, Rains

Sam Lowry shoots for the basket for the Lady Tigers against Grand SalineSam Lowry shoots for the basket for the Lady Tigers against Grand Saline for two of her seven points during the game. The Lady Tigers defeated both Grand Saline and Rains high school teams

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Tigers win Prairiland tournament, Tyler Cooper named MVP

Mount Vernon Tiger basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Tiger basketball team claimed first place at the Prairiland tournament in Pattonville December 3 to 5. Tyler Cooper was named the tournament Most Valuable Player,

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Tigers stomp Red Raiders

Destin Weakley flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against the Red Raiders.Destin Weakley flies in for a lay up for the Tigers against the Red Raiders. He scored 10 points during the game. The Tigers stomped the Winnsboro Red Raiders on Tuesday, December 8,

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JV score

Dylan Rogers drives in for lay up for the junior varsity Tigers basketball team.Dylan Rogers drives in for lay up for the junior varsity Tigers basketball team. The team finished in second place at the Rivercrest tournament. The Tigers beat Dodd City 37-29, then Detroit 39-37. They lost to Honey Grove 36-37 in the Championship round.

Lady Tigers beat Paris, compete at Winnsboro tourney

My’Shaila Stanton makes a jump shot from beneath the basketMy’Shaila Stanton makes a jump shot from beneath the basket for the varsity Lady Tigers. Both the varsity and junior varsity Lady Tigers defeated the Paris Lady Wildcats on Tuesday, December 1.

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Ladies beat Pine Tree

Rylee Keys flies toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team.Rylee Keys flies toward the basket for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger basketball team. The ladies traveled to Pine Tree High School and came away with a victory prior to the holiday break.

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Evans named Utility Player of the Year

Kevi EvansKevi Evans was named as the Utility Player of the Year for the District 7-3A All-District football team for the 2015 season. This is the second year that he has received this honor.

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Saltillo fourth at home tourney

Ana Gallegos drives to the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions.Ana Gallegos drives to the basket for the Saltillo Lady Lions. The team finished in fourth place at their home tournament November 19-21. Bullard claimed first place. For a listing of games scores and points per player, see the November 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.