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Three-point king

Walker McGill hit four three-point shots during Saltillo’s game against Avinger in the Bi-district playoffs.Walker McGill hit four three-point shots during Saltillo’s game against Avinger in the Bi-district playoffs.

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Eighth Tigers district champs

The eighth grade Tigers basketball team defeated Chisum 41-25 to become the undefeated District 13-3A champions.

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Power lifters second at Maud

Mount Vernon High School power lifting teamThe Mount Vernon High School power lifting team claimed second place in the Maud meet Saturday, February 17 with a total of 24 points.

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Shooting for two

Chandler Bain shoots for two against the Ector Lady Eagles during the Area playoff round.Chandler Bain shoots for two against the Ector Lady Eagles during the Area playoff round.

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Splitting the competition

Rylee Keys splits two Lady Wildcats for a lay up against Winona.Rylee Keys splits two Lady Wildcats for a lay up against Winona. Mount Vernon claimed the Area title 73-46.

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Tennis claims four top finishes

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at the Mount Pleasant tournament on Thursday, February 15 and claimed several top prizes. For a listing of individual placing, see the February 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers undefeated district champions

TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers.TyRese Linwood goes up for a jump shot for the Tigers. He scored six points against Como Pickton to help Mount Vernon win 61-27 and remain undefeated District 13-3A champions.

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Tiger seniors recognized

Those honored were Bryson Porter, Mason Lowery, Brandon Aguilar, Tyler Cooper, TyRese Linwood, Layton Wright, and Trey Wickware.The Tiger basketball team honored seven senior members during pregame ceremonies on Tuesday, February 13.

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Team lifts at Winnsboro

Members of the Mount Vernon High School power lifting team placed sixth out of 16 teams at a meet in Winnsboro on Thursday, February 8.

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