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Out at third

Jacob Marshall tags out a Prairiland runner at third baseJacob Marshall tags out a Prairiland runner at third base during the game in Mount Vernon Tuesday, March 19.

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State competitor

Denaesjah Wickware competed at the Girls State PowerliftingDenaesjah Wickware competed at the Girls State Powerlifting meet in Waco March 15. She did not place, but Coach Greg Gamblin was proud of her accomplishment of qualifying for State in her first year to be a lifter.

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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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Boys golf takes second

The Mount Vernon High School golf teams competed at the Sulphur Bluff tournament Monday, March 18 in Sulphur Springs with the boys finishing in second place out of 12 teams.

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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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Lady Tigers have grand slam week

Riley Hughes stretches for the ball as she covers first base on an attempted buntRiley Hughes stretches for the ball as she covers first base on an attempted bunt. It was a week of grand slam home runs for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team as they continued in district play.

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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 defeat Chapel Hill

Cade Hyman leaps in the air to attempt a tag at second base for the TigersCade Hyman leaps in the air to attempt a tag at second base for the Tigers. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team defeated Chapel Hill twice last week with scores of 11-6 and 8-2.

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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.