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Sweetees playing at State tournament

Franklin County Sweetees all-star softball teamThe Franklin County Sweetees all-star softball team competed at the state tournament in Lindale last weekend. For scores from their games and a listing of team members, see the July 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Boys 8U team advances to state

Franklin County eight and under boys All-Star baseball teamThe Franklin County eight and under boys All-Star baseball team has earned the right to advance to the North Regional State tournament. Play will be from July 2 to 5 in Texarkana.

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Seawright pitches for FCA All Stars

Jamie SeawrightJamie Seawright was selected to play in the 2016 NETX Heart of Champions Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) All-Star game.

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Boys T-ball team advances to region

Franklin County six and under T-ball All-Star teamThe Franklin County six and under T-ball All-Star team has earned the right to advance to the regional tournament. Play will be during the July 4 weekend in Paris.

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Gamblin, Profitt named Anglers of the Year

Will Gamblin, Kaden Profitt, and Gary Profitt accept awards.Will Gamblin and Kaden Profitt, students at Mount Vernon High School, were named Anglers of the Year for  the East Division of the Texas High School Bass Association.

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