School Sports

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.

The UIL allowed practices for the 2020 Mount Vernon High School Tiger football teams to begin and the players and coaches eagerly took the field on Monday, August 3. Approximately 70 players reported to earn a place with the Tiger on either the varsity, junior varsity or freshman teams. To learn more about the upcoming season, see the August 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald