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Benefit softball tourney raises $2,400 for missions

High school baseball and softball players made up the majority of the team that won the benefit softball tourney last weekend.A Homeruns for the Hungry benefit softball tournament was conducted this weekend and raised $2,400 to support the summer mission projects by the youth at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon. The tournament was played at the MVISD sports fields.

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Franklin County Darlings All Star team win district

Franklin County Darlings All Star teamThe Franklin County Darlings All Star team won the Dixie District Tournament on Tuesday, July 2 in Cooper. The team will advance to the state tournament in Sulphur Springs on July 19. For more information, see the July 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Causin’ Chaos places second at tourney

Causin’ Chaos softball teamThe Causin’ Chaos fastpitch softball team competed in FASA’s Last Chance National Invitational Tournament on Saturday, June 22 in Shreveport, La. and placed second. Causin’ Chaos started their day

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Poland is Teen Mazda Racing Champion

Adam Poland of Mount Vernon recently claimed the Texas Teen Mazda Racing ChampionshipAdam Poland of Mount Vernon recently claimed the Texas Teen Mazda Racing Championship after competing in the Teen Mazda Challenge for the Texas Region. He maintained a perfect

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Franklin County T-Ball team claims district title

Franklin County T-Ball All Stars teamThe Franklin County T-Ball All Star baseball team claimed the District Title over Paris Nationals in the Dixie T-Ball District Tournament in Paris June 22-24. The team will advance to the State Tournament

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