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Youth football awards announced

End of year awards for the Franklin County Youth Football Association were announced following the groups’ final games of the 2015 season. For a listing of awards received in the various divisions, see the December 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Texas Cubs are tourney champs

Texas Cubs baseball teamThe Texas Cubs took first place in the 18U Division of the Inaugural Slade Russo Memorial Tournament in Waxahachie this weekend.  The team played eight games in two days,

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Fall Ball registration this week

The Franklin County Baseball and Softball Association will be registering players for a Fall Ball league this Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Soccer try-outs Monday, Tuesday

Try-outs for the Franklin County Soccer Association will be on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1 at the Franklin County Sports Complex. For a listing of try-out times by age groups, see the August 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Fancy footwork

Xykoda Dorsey shows off his fancy footwork during tryouts for the Franklin County Youth Football Xykoda Dorsey shows off his fancy footwork during tryouts for the Franklin County Youth Football Association on Saturday, August 8 at the Sports Complex. A total of 75 youth registered

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