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Football begins

Nicolas Lacy snags a finger tip reception on a pass thrown by Brock NellorNicolas Lacy snags a finger tip reception on a pass thrown by Brock Nellor during the the first day of football practice on Monday, August 3.

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Volleyball takes off

Brooke Smith spikes a ball back to a teammate as the pair warms up as practice begins for the Lady Tiger volleyball teamsBrooke Smith spikes a ball back to a teammate as the pair warms up as practice begins for the Lady Tiger volleyball teams on Tuesday, August 4.

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Summer conditioning

Heather Grey runs sprints while carrying a backpack filled with sand.Heather Grey runs sprints while carrying a backpack filled with sand. Mount Vernon ISD athletic participants continue with their summer conditioning workouts in the hopes they will be able to start the seasons as normal.

Football practices start, Tigers ready to begin season

Coach Patrick Colbert, at right, runs a drill for defensive lineman to be quick off the snap.Coach Patrick Colbert, at right, runs a drill for defensive lineman to be quick off the snap.

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Holloman signs to play basketball for Hill College

Day Day Holloman, center, signs a letter of intent to play basketball  with Hill College. She was joined by family members during the event.Day Day Holloman, a 2020 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, signed a letter of commitment to play basketball at Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas starting in the Fall of 2020.

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Summer conditioning

Quence McGill jumps atop a box as Coach Brad Willard holds the padding.Quence McGill jumps atop a box as Coach Brad Willard holds the padding.

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Spiking the ball

Summer Rogers spikes the ball during a summer-time workout for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.Summer Rogers spikes the ball during a summer-time workout for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers.

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Tiger football practice starts August 3

With the UIL’s ruling last week that 3A football teams could proceed with their original start date of Aug. 3, Mount Vernon Tigers players and coaches are ready to take the field to prepare for the 2020 season.

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Weight training

Maddox Males, at right, and Clayton Cooper, work on the Jammer Machine during summer conditioning trainingMaddox Males, at right, and Clayton Cooper, work on the Jammer Machine during summer conditioning training at the Mount Vernon ISD Field House.

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