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State qualifying lifters

Amber Burrow lifts 390 pounds in a squat.Three power lifters from Mount Vernon High School have qualified for the State meet.

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Floyd is Defensive Player of Year

Jack FloydJack Floyd was named as the Defensive basketball player of the Year for District 13-3A. Floyd scored 357 points for the Tigers during 29 games in the 2019-20 season.

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Lady Tigers notch six victories

Lauren Newsome tags second base for the forced out and prepares to throw the ball to first base for a double play against James Bowie.Lauren Newsome tags second base for the forced out and prepares to throw the ball to first base for a double play against James Bowie.

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Ladies receive All-District honors

TyRaven Linwood, Peyton SteenSeveral Lady Tigers received All-district honors for District 13-3A when teams were announced this week. TyRaven Linwood and Peyton Steen were both named to the First team.

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Tiger power lifters headed to Region

Several Tiger and Lady Tiger power lifters from Mount Vernon High School competed have earned the right to advance to their respective Regional meets on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7. For a listing of individuals advancing, see the March 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Tigers undefeated at tournament

Max RutledgeMax Rutledge threw a no-hitter to defeat Collinsville 10-0 during the Blue Ridge tournament last weekend, in which the Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team went undefeated.

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Golf wins tournament

left to right, are  Jack Floyd, Caydon Coffman, Cage Garrett, Carson Bolin, Preston Clayton. The Mount Vernon High School boys golf team claimed first place at a tournament at Mount Pleasant Country Club on Monday, March 2.

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Saltillo players dominate All-district honors

Just like they did during the 2019-2020 season, Saltillo basketball players dominated the District 24-A All-District honors.

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Tigers open season against Gladewater

Mount Vernon opened their season Tuesday February 25 against Gladewater. Max Rutledge, Trey Honea, and Jacob Marshall each took a turn pitching for the Tigers.

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