Community Sports

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.

She is the daughter of Bob and Donna McFarland of Franklin County and the late Peggy McFarland. To learn more about her journey to this championship, see the story in the Oct. 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.