Community Sports

Minors advance to State tournament

The Franklin County All-Star Minors baseball teamThe Franklin County All-Star Minors baseball team competed at the district tournament, which included 11 teams, in Whitewright June 22-25.

They earned the right to advance to the State tournament set for July 7 in Texarkana. For game scores and a listing of team members, see the June 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.