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First place team

10 and under Franklin County softball teamThe 10 and under Franklin County softball team went undefeated and won first place in the Hopkins County Fall Ball League. For a listing of team members and coaches, see the November 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Marx helps bring home double gold in world fencing

Leslie McFarland MarxLeslie McFarland Marx battled her way to the 2017 Veterans World Fencing Championship gold medal in Maribor, Slovenia, last week in the 50-59 age epee division and was responsible for the match win that also gave the USA Team the gold medal.

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Agility test

Shane Rose leaps an obstacle as he works his way through an agility test during tryouts for the youth football leagueShane Rose leaps an obstacle as he works his way through an agility test during tryouts for the youth football league on Saturday, August 5.

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Soccer try-outs Monday, Tuesday

Try-outs for the Franklin County Soccer Association will be on Monday and Tuesday, August 28 and 29 at the Franklin County Sports Complex.

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Angels at Nationals

Franklin County Angels All-Star softball teamThe Franklin County Angels All-Star softball team represented Texas at the National Dixie tournament in South Carolina the weekend of July 29. They lost to Alabama 5-1 on Saturday. and then fell to Florida 3-0 on Sunday.