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Tigers finish season as Area Finalists

Daniel Arnold goes up for the final basket of the game against Sabine.Daniel Arnold goes up for the final basket of the game against Sabine. The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team finished their 2018-19 season as Area Finalists after loosing to the Sabine Cardinals 71-50 at Rains High School Friday, February 22.

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Lady Tiger lifter

Karlee Fielden prepares to make a lift at the Redwater power lifting meetKarlee Fielden prepares to make a lift at the Redwater power lifting meet Thursday, February 14. She placed first in her weight class.

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Lady Lions defeat Bryson in Area round.

Jocelyn Ochoa shoots for SaltilloJocelyn Ochoa shoots for Saltillo. The Lady Lions were undefeated in district, had a bye for the Bi-district playoff round, and defeated the Bryson Cowgirls in a very physical Area playoff game Thursday, February 14.

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Softball team goes 3-1 at Sulphur Springs tournament

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team went 3-1 at the round robin style Sulphur Springs tournament Feb. 14 - 16.

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Tigers second in district, advance to post season play

Senior Kason Pletcher make a lay up for the Tigers against ChisumSenior Kason Pletcher make a lay up for the Tigers against Chisum in the team’s last home game Tuesday, February 12.

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Tiger seniors honored

Tiger Basketball Seniors were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019.The Tiger basketball team honored their senior members in ceremonies before their game against Chisum on Tuesday, February 12. To learn more about these athletes and their future plans, see the February 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers finish 2018-19 season as Bi-district finalists

An Atlanta player reaches inside in an attempt to take the ball away from Madisen Hatch (15). Hatch retained the ball and no foul was called.An Atlanta player reaches inside in an attempt to take the ball away from Madisen Hatch (15). Hatch retained the ball and no foul was called.

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Lions claim district title after double overtime tie-breaker

Edi Olayo flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions.Edi Olayo flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo Lions. The Lions finished district play with a 9-1 record tied with Avery for the top spot.

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Collins to run for Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Sienna Collins from Saltillo High School signed a letter of intent to run track and cross country at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.Sienna Collins from Saltillo High School signed a letter of intent to run track and cross country at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She was offered a scholarship for $23,250 per semester.

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