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Darlings are third in State tourney

Franklin County Darlings softball teamThe Franklin County Darlings softball team claimed third place in the State tournament played in Mount Vernon July 11 through 14. See the July 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from the tournament and a listing of team members.

Angels are State Champions

Franklin County Angels All-Star softball teamThe Franklin County Angels All-Star softball team was undefeated in the State tournament in Shepherd July 11 through 13 and earned the right to advance to nationals.

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PeeWees are North Region State Champs

Franklin County PeeWeesThe Franklin County American PeeWee All-Star baseball team claimed the North Region State Champion title July 4th weekend in Texarkana. They will compete against Hemphill for the State title in a best two-out-of three series.

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Ponytails advance to State tourney

The Franklin County Ponytails All-Star softball team will compete in the Dixie State Tournament in Commerce July 17-21. The Franklin County team will face Honey Grove at 9 a.m.

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Basketball tourney in town this weekend

A total of 44 basketball teams in five divisions will take part in an East Texas Hoops tournament in Mount Vernon July 16 to 18.There will be lots of visitors in town for this event.

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