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State qualifier

Christian Chamness (center) qualified for the State Powerlifting meetChristian Chamness qualified for the State Powerlifting meet in the 275 pound division after grabbing first place at the Regional meet and setting a new deadlift record at 655 pounds this week.

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Tigers blank Como, compete at Edgewood tournament

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team blanked Como-Pickton 9-0 Tuesday, March 5. The Tigers nailed the win in the first inning with Carson Collvins, Braden Bolin, Max Rutledge, Jacob Marshall, Daniel Arnold, and Trey Honea each having RBIs in the big inning.

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Saltillo Lions are Quarterfinalists

The Saltillo Lions basketball team finished their season as Regional Quarter finalists with a 26-9 record. The team lost to Slidell 44-42 Tuesday, February 26 at Bells High School.

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Lady Tigers swing through undefeated week

Harlie Robinson and Michayla Deleon racked up three home runs this past week.Harlie Robinson and Michayla Deleon racked up three home runs this past week.The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team won four straight games last week, with two as part of a tournament and two district victories.

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Tigers compete at Community tournament

The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team had their bats singing last week in their 22-10 victory over DeKalb on Tuesday, February 26.

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Pletcher is Defensive Player of Year

Kason PletcherKason Pletcher was named as the Defensive basketball player of the Year for District 13-3A. Four other Tigers also received All-district nods. See the March 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.

Lady Tigers go 1-1-1 at Pilot Point tourney

The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team competed in the Pilot Point Tournament Feb. 28 through March 2. Due to weather, they only played three games and went 1-1-1 during the competition.

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Lady Tiger lifters compete at Region

Mattison Woodlee earned a fifth place medal in her class at the Regional PowerliftingMattison Woodlee earned a fifth place medal in her class at the Regional Powerlifting meet last weekend.

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Saltillo Lions claim Area title

Saltillo Lions basketball teamThe Saltillo Lions basketball team claimed the Area title by the skin of their teeth Friday, February 22. They defeated Midway 45-44 in a nail biter.

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